The role of professional societies in promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) has become increasingly important in building a more resilient world. Professional societies have the potential to be influential change agents and can play a significant role in advancing DEI across different industries and sectors. The panelists will share their experiences and insights on how professional societies can leverage their influence and networks to promote DEI and drive meaningful change. In this panel session, we will explore the role of professional societies in advancing DEI, highlighting successful strategies and best practices. The session aims to inspire and equip attendees with the knowledge and tools necessary to champion DEI in their respective fields and contribute to building a more diverse, equitable, inclusive and resilient world.