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Mar 17 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Buchanan is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our firm. That starts by looking inward. As part of our commitment, we are pleased to welcome Paula Edgar, Esq., CEO of PGE Consulting Group LLC, to lead a firm-wide implicit bias workshop for all employees in March 2021. Through this training, we strive to increase our awareness of unconscious bias, learn how to mitigate bias in the workplace and ultimately create a more inclusive and productive culture for everyone at the firm.

About the Facilitator

Paula T. Edgar, Esq. is an attorney and CEO of PGE Consulting Group LLC, a strategy firm that provides diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and professional development solutions for organizations. Paula is a highly sought after speaker and facilitator across industries. She conducts live and virtual workshops, keynote speeches, and provides executive coaching and customized training on topics including unconscious/implicit bias, anti-racism, inclusive leadership, and workplace sexual harassment. Paula’s professional development expertise includes mentor/sponsor best practices, personal branding, networking, and business development.

Paula has been featured in many publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg Law, Essence Magazine, and Business Insider, etc.

Paula is active in numerous organizations including her current role as Treasurer and past President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), New York State’s largest Black bar association, and serving as President of its charitable arm, Friends of the MBBA, Inc.
Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from California State University (Fullerton) and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law.

Paula has been recognized by The Network Journal Magazine as a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awardee, a Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration”, and a “Rising Star'' by A Better Chance.  She has also received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Black Law Students Association at CUNY Law School and the Ruth Whitehead Whaley Service Award from the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA).

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