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David Glasgow

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David Glasgow is the founding executive director of the Meltzer Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, and coauthor of the award-winning book Say the Right Thing: How to Talk About Identity, Diversity, and Justice (Simon & Schuster, 2023). A nationally recognized expert on allyship as well as the law of diversity, equity, and
inclusion, David has written for a range of publications including the American Journal of Law and Equality, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, TIME, and the Harvard Business Review. He was the lead author on Black Theatre United’s “New Deal for Broadway,” a historic agreement to transform the commercial theatre industry. A dual-qualified attorney in New York and Australia, David has a BA in philosophy and an LLB (First Class Honors) from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a Master of Laws (LLM) from NYU School of Law, where he was awarded the David H. Moses Memorial Prize and the George Colin Award. Prior to his role at the Meltzer Center, he practiced employment, labor relations, and antidiscrimination law at international law firm King & Wood Mallesons.