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Satra Sampson-Arokium

Satra Sampson-Arokium

Dechert LLP
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
New York, NY, USA


Satra Sampson-Arokium is the global director of Diversity and Inclusion at global law firm Dechert LLP. She is responsible for strategic oversight, design and implementation of the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives for more than 900 lawyers in 27 offices and 12 countries. Mrs. Sampson-Arokium works with firm leadership and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee to advance Dechert’s guiding principles of building a more inclusive culture. Dechert earned a 100% on the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index Score for the sixth year in a row and 50% of lawyers promoted to partner on January 1, 2018 were women. Prior to joining Dechert, Mrs. Sampson-Arokium served in the same capacity at global law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.

Prior to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, Mrs. Sampson-Arokium spent over a decade at Deloitte in various roles including chief of staff for Global Enterprise Risk Services and then as senior consultant for Global Diversity. Mrs. Sampson-Arokium is an accomplished and results-driven business partner with a demonstrated track record of solving complex challenges and delivering strategic solutions. She is a visionary leader with the experience and discipline to drive change management, brand eminence, inclusive leadership and cultural transformation.

Mrs. Sampson-Arokium serves as a board member of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP), vice president of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. - Eastern Fairfield County Chapter, and a volunteer with College Summit.

Mrs. Sampson-Arokium holds a Masters of Public Administration from Marist College and earned a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany.
Satra Sampson-Arokium is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices        - Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2018, Monday, April 23, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices        - Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices       , Monday, April 23, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices        - Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices       , Monday, April 23, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices        - Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices       , Monday, April 23, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2018, Friday, April 27, 2018, New York, NY
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