LaNitra oversees the marketing and business development (M&BD) operations for the Technology industry sector group at Hogan Lovells as well as the firm’s Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley offices. In those roles, she is responsible for advocating adherence to the Mansfield Rule and the firm’s diversity and inclusion commitments throughout the creation of marketing collateral, pitch responses, PR, internal and external events, and speaking opportunities. Her goal is to ensure that the diversity within the firm is represented as often as possible. A passionate advocate for justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, LaNitra serves on the firm’s 15-member Americas Business Services D&I Committee representing the Marketing department. She also serves on the leadership team of the M&BD D&I Employee Resource Group and is a member of the firm’s Pride+ (LBGTQ+) network. Previously, LaNitra served as the Director of Communications for Lean In D.C., a nonprofit network of Lean In, focused on helping women achieve their ambitions while working to create a more equal world. During her tenure, the network hosted programs and events addressing women’s pay equity, cultivating allyship, confidence-building and salary negotiation workshops, and leadership development trainings.
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