Leslie M. Spencer

2019 Words to the Wise Interview with Sponsor and Board Member, Leslie M. Spencer

2019 Words to the Wise Interview with Sponsor and Board Member, Leslie M. Spencer

Leslie M. Spencer, SVUDL Board member, Partner Ropes & Gray and 2019 Words to the Wise sponsor, talks about the importance of diversity in debate and having professional champions. “As a woman of color, I am fully aware of the challenges that our students may face in terms of access to resources and opportunities for personal agency and professional success. Without question, having personal and professional champions is the biggest factor in achieving such successes. The mission of SVUDL is to empower Silicon Valley students, regardless of their race or socioeconomic status, to reach their full potential to become professional and community leaders.”

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