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September 14, 2023

Systemic Bias, Leadership & Investing

About This Video

In this eye-opening discussion, our esteemed panelists will address the pressing issue of systemic bias within leadership and investing domains. They will delve into the challenges, opportunities, and strategies needed to drive positive change and foster inclusivity in these crucial fields.

In This Video
Professor at the American University of Beirut

Lama Moussawi is a tenured Professor of Management Science at the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Lama earned her Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2006. She is currently the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and the interim director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at the School of Business.

Engineering Manager of Machine Learning, LinkedIn

Milinda Lakkam manages a team focused on developing machine learning models to prevent abuse and detect automation on the LinkedIn platform. Prior to becoming a manager, Milinda was an individual contributor on teams in the anti-abuse space at LinkedIn and Twitter, focusing on anti-automation, fake accounts, and account compromise. Milinda received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2016 and did her undergraduate work at IIT Madras.

President and Founder, Tara Health Foundation

Ruth Shaber, MD, is a changemaker and innovator, moving from a robust career as an OBGYN and senior executive at Kaiser Permanente to empowering women across finance and healthcare. Currently, she is the founder and president of Tara Health Foundation, a philanthropic investment group that uses evidence-informed programs to promote women’s well-being and opportunities. She is also the co-founder and board chair of Rhia Ventures, a collective of foundations and investors committed to bringing new types of capital to the reproductive health field.