About the Session

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Kal Penn, Actor, Harold & Kumar; Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement

Kal Penn is an actor, writer, producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. He is known for his starring roles in Designated SurvivorHouse, Mira Nair’s The Namesake, the Harold & Kumar franchise, and the Christmas comedy The Santa Clauses for Disney +.

From 2009 to 2011, Kal took a sabbatical from acting to serve in the Obama/Biden administration, where he served as the President’s Liaison to Young Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and the Arts community. In these roles, he worked on a range of issues, including the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the Affordable Care Act, Pell Grants, arts and culture programs, the DREAM Act, and rapid response to the BP Oil Spill and earthquake in Haiti.

 

Fireside Chat: A look inside the Diversity Roadmap
Joseph Bates, Senior Research Consultant, ACEC Research Institute; Keri Kocur, Chief People Officer, VHB; Kevin Edwards, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Bechtel
The ACEC Research Institute has conducted the first Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI&B) benchmarking study for ACEC member firms. Join us to preview a few key results from this study and hear from industry leaders how firms are using the results to advance their DEI&B efforts.

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Kal Penn

Actor, Harold & Kumar; Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement