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Variety‘s virtual Power of Law event presented by City National Bank brought in experts from across the industry on July 15 to discuss the importance of making entertainment more equitable for both those in the spotlight and behind-the-scenes.

Music attorney Dina LaPolt; Jody Gerson, Universal Music Publishing Group chairman and CEO; Effie Brown, CEO of Gamechanger Films; Kelly Coffey, CEO of City National Bank; and DeVon Franklin, president and CEO of Franklin Entertainment all joined the virtual event to share how they are striving for change in Hollywood.

There’s also a need for equity on the corporate side, as Coffey pointed out. City National Bank is building a mentorship program to help give opportunities that ensure that this is a movement, not a moment.

“We’re looking at a really interesting sponsorship and mentorship program, because where we need to focus in addition to putting out the right messages at the branch level, is senior leadership,” Coffey said. “I’ve been working to make our leadership team more diverse over the past year, adding both female and Hispanic representation to our executive community – and we have more work to do.”