The Minority Corporate Counsel Association holds exceptional events and conferences throughout the year that focus on networking, career development, education and job training.
Attendees learn, connect and are inspired. Below is a list of our upcoming events and programs. We hope to see you there.
2019 Seattle Inclusion Summit
Global Tec Forum
November 14-15, 2019 | Napa, CA
We are thrilled to announce that our organization is a community sponsor of Ms. JD’s 2nd Annual LaddHer Upretreat, hosted Thursday, November 14th, and Friday, November 15th, at the Meritage Resort in Napa, California.
Ms. JD’s LaddHer Up retreat will create a unique opportunity for women law firm associates in the earlier stages of their careers to personally engage with women general counsel for transparent 2:1 career strategy discussions, as well as professional development on expanding personal networks, effectively pitching to potential clients, and building skills for a general counsel role in the future.
This unique program that will include two general counsel plenary panels, including topics like “How to Pitch to a General Counsel” and “How to Prepare Yourself for the Future.” Both days will provide great general counsel networking opportunities and interesting expert workshops. Thursday’s programming will include two inspiring workshops, including “How to Build Your Personal Brand.” Also on Thursday, there are opportunities for small group recreational activities to foster informal general counsel-associate social interaction. On Friday, each general counsel will informally provide career advice to a few associates. An overview of the retreat is available here: https://ms-jd.org/annual-conference/laddher-up-2019/.
If you are a current or former general counsel of an organization or a law firm associate in your first five years of practice and you would like to attend, contact Ms. JD’s Executive Director, Danielle Allison (firstname.lastname@example.org), for more information.
November 22-23, 2019 | Cambridge, MA
We are proud to announce that MCCA has become a community partner for Ms. JD’s 2019 NWLSO Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, with an opening reception and Harvard WLA programming starting the afternoon of Friday, November 22nd.
It’s an intensive workshop featuring attorneys, thought leaders, and professional development professionals speaking on their personal experiences of women in leadership positions and their advice on developing the professional skills required to become and support women in leadership. Participation in the Leadership Academy will greatly enhance your national law school network, equip you with tools necessary for professional development, and will generally provide opportunities that would not have existed otherwise.
Confirmed speakers include: Hazel- Ann Mayers, EVP at CBS; Chief Judge Patti B. Saris; Debbie Epstein Henry, leadership consultant; Jodi Flynn, executive coach; Diane Darling, networking expert; and more!
To be eligible, the applicant must: (1) be entering her second or third year of law school; and (2) have served or desires to serve in a leadership role in her law school community.
For more details on our speakers and the program, and the application, visit: https://ms-jd.org/annual-conference/nwlso-leadership-academy/.