Study after study has found that diverse teams are more creative and produce better results. Even in the best of times, this is a good reason to launch a year long series of programs to help legal employers to retain more of their diverse attorneys for longer periods of time — a series we are calling
Towards a Culture of Inclusion
. But both
the talents of a diverse team has never been more important than now.
As Kristian Ribberstrom, Chief of Intersectional Design and Master Facilitator for the Medici Group, said in his TedX Talk, a homogeneous team is OK if you know exactly what you need to do, but a diverse team is what you need when the way forward is not so clear, when creativity and innovation is needed.