Alexis Braly James, Construct the Present
CGMA Teaching Symposium
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Creating an Anti-Racist Learning Environment, 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm EST
Anti-racist Classroom Training, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm EST

Alexis Braly James is a longtime educator and innovator. She supports nationwide nonprofits, companies, and government agencies in activating contemporary responses to leadership development and employee needs through training, coaching, and team building. As a former classroom teacher, she is an engaging and empathetic trainer at meetings, board training, and mediations. Prior to starting her own consulting agency, she was the Program Director at a statewide literacy nonprofit, where she specialized in creating an inclusive culture through supervision training, data analysis, and diversity, equity, and inclusion implementation. Alexis has been born & raised primarily in Oregon, earning her Master’s Degree from Lewis & Clark College and most recently pursuing her MBA from Cornell University. When she’s not working you can find her dancing to Beyonce or enjoying an oaky bourbon.

Caitlin Rosenthal, University of California, Berkeley
CGMA Teaching Symposium
Thursday, January 7, 2021, 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm EST
Accounting for Slavery: Lessons and Legacies from the Archives of Plantation Slavery

Caitlin Rosenthal is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley where her research and teaching explore the evolution of data practices, information technologies, and labor management. Rosenthal's first book, Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management (2018) won the Simpkins award of the Southern Historical Association as well as the first book prize of the Economic History Society. Before coming to Berkeley, she was the Newcomen Fellow at Harvard Business School and a Business Associate at McKinsey & Company.