Coffee & Conversation with Rita Sampson
Event Begins and Ends Posted 21 Jan 2021 1:20 PM

The Intelligence Community's workforce is one of its greatest assets, which makes issues of diversity, equality, and inclusion top priorities. Join us for Coffee & Conversation with Rita Sampson, the IC's Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equal Employment Opportunity, ODNI, on Tuesday, February 23 at 9:00 am ET as we discuss how the ODNI is addressing some of these priorities.

This conversation, moderated by INSA President Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg, will address matters of equal employment opportunity, including compliance with EEO laws, policies, and directives. Ms. Sampson will also discuss IC initiatives to attract, hire, promote, and retain a highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive workforce.

About Rita Sampson

Rita Sampson currently serves as the IC's Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Equal Employment Opportunity within the ODNI. Previously, Ms. Sampson was the Senior Civil Liberties Advisor at ODNI. Before joining ODNI, she served in various capacities within the Department of Justice, including as Assistant Director within the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) and in Assistant General Counsel roles within the EOUSA and FBI.  Throughout her career, Ms. Sampson's practice areas have included government ethics, civil litigation, employment litigation, and Constitutional law. Ms. Sampson earned her juris doctorate from Wake Forest University and is a member of the Virginia State Bar. She formerly served as President of the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the National Bar Association, Women Lawyers' Division.

Advanced registration required. Closed captioning will be available during this program.

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