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Christopher Metzler

Senior Vice President - National Urban League

Dr. Christopher Metzler is Senior Vice President, DEI and ESG, National Urban League. Dr. Metzler created the first certification in DEI the nation at Cornell University where he was a faculty member in DEI, Law and related disciplines. He also launched the Master’s degree in H.R. and Diversity, Systems Engineering, Sports Industry Management, Emergency and Disaster Management, Technology Management, Urban and Regional Planning and The Executive Diversity Management Certificate at Georgetown. He has served on the faculties of Cornell, Georgetown, Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine, Bellarmine University, Kings College and others.

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Workshop 4

Panel: How the Supreme Court’s Decision Affects AA in Admissions and Beyond
Marilynn Schuyler, Fisher Phillips LLP; Christopher Metzler, National Urban League; Inderdeep Chatrath, Center for Workplace Compliance

The Supreme Court decisions in the cases challenging affirmative action in admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina will be analyzed in this session.  What now?  What’s next?  And what does this mean for federal contractors? These questions will be addressed in this interactive session. We will provide an opportunity for participants to share perspectives on the future of affirmative action, and strategies for maintaining (and expanding) diversity regardless of the outcome.