Bendita Cynthia Malakia

Bendita Cynthia Malakia is the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Hogan Lovells, and serves as Treasurer for the National LGBTQ+ Bar Board, among other diversity leadership appointments. She serves to transform the legal profession into a place where underrepresented professionals can thrive. A Harvard-trained lawyer, Bendita practiced finance law for nearly a decade at a large law firm and two global financial institutions. Connect with Bendita at and

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