Dallas IIA February 19th Webinar
9:00 am – 10:00 am
POSTPONE – New Date will be Communication Soon
“How Internal Audit can play a role for addressing Racial Injustice and Bias risks at your organization”
This past year there have been various racial injustices and bias issues that have been more at the forefront and have caused organizations to assess diversity and inclusion and other programs to ensure the needs of the employees are met and to eradicate any racism and bias that may exist. In the session, we will explore ways Internal Audit can provide services for helping companies to identify the risks and assess the effectiveness of their efforts and to reduce racial injustices or bias that may exist.
Valla Wilson is the Vice President and Chief Audit Executive for the Office of Internal Audit, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She holds a CIA and CRMA has over 25 years of Internal Audit and Risk Consulting experience. Internal Audit and Compliance experience includes six years at Duke as the Internal Audit Director of Duke Medicine and at the Private Diagnostic Clinic as the Chief Compliance, Audit and HIPAA Privacy Officer. Prior to joining Duke Medicine, Valla was the Chief Compliance Officer/Internal Audit Director at Lakeland Regional Medical Center for five years. Prior to that, she worked at Arthur Andersen as a Manager in the Risk Consulting Practice providing internal audit and risk consulting services to various clients in various industries in Atlanta Georgia and in Tampa Florida for over five years. Valla’s internal audit experience also included First Data Corporation and the Clerk of Circuit Court in Hillsborough County, Florida. Valla has also served in operational leadership roles for County Government and Fortune 500 companies including MCI.