Sandra Bang is the Chief Diversity & Talent Strategy Officer at the international law firm, Shearman & Sterling LLP, and leads the diversity and inclusion, professional development, legal recruitment, and partner and counsel services teams and initiatives. Originally from Canada, Sandra began her career in the legal industry as a litigation lawyer both in private law firms as well as in government. Her passion for talent management and career coaching led her from practicing law to managing and developing lawyers, which she has been doing for over 17 years at several different law firms in Canada and the US. Sandra has shared her expertise and experiences by participating as a speaker and panelist at various conferences and panels hosted by, among others, the New York City Bar Association, the Professional Development Consortium, the Professional Development Institute, the Association for Legal Career Professionals, the Center for Talent Innovation and various law schools. Sandra is a certified executive coach, having completed the Advanced Coaching Intensive program at Columbia University. She has also served as the Vice-Chair and board member for Girls Write Now, a not-for-profit organization based in New York City.