We cordially invite you to take part in Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association’s Summer 2018 diversity programming. At these events, you will have the chance to network with notable Black lawyers of the Boston area, gain knowledge on the history and lives of established attorneys of color, and learn how to elevate your personal career.
Upgrade Your Profile: Build your Brand and Network
Please join the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association for the 2018-2019 Program year kick off event “Upgrade Your Profile, Build Your Brand & Network.”
The event will take place Wednesday, June 6th from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm.
Come hear about developing personal branding techniques, maintaining visibility in the legal marketplace and creating impact.
Complimentary professional head shots will be provided to 15 current members.
RSVP is required to MBLA.
Women’s Bar Association Event Signs of Change: A 40 Year Perspective
The MBLA will be hosting the Signs of Change Conference on June 14th, 2018 from 12:30 pm- 5:00 pm.
This day long event features dynamic panels with ground breaking discussions on: civil rights; empowering women to change including recent developments in human trafficking, athlete sexual assault, workplace harassment and assault laws and remedies. The conference will begin with a not-to-be missed kick-off speech by Judge Nancy Gertner (ret.) on how courts are treating Title VII in the Age of #MeToo.
Beginning with the Civil Rights movement and highlighting topics such as women leaders in law, #TimesUp/#MeToo, realities of litigation, and more. Attendees will hear from celebrated speakers and lawyers about what it is really like to be a POC female lawyer in 2018. In addition to discussing the realities of their environment, speakers and attendees are encouraged to share their own experiences and discuss the work they feel still needs to be done.
The conference will be followed by a networking reception from 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm.
Click here to Register.
Career Development Panel & Reception: “A Day in the Life of…”
Interested in finding your future career path or possibly changing sectors? The South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, Asian American Lawyers Association of MA, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, and Women’s Bar Association of MA (Women of Color Committee) invite you to attend their next event to hear about the daily lives of attorneys across practice sectors who have worked in law firms, government, and more! Click here for more info.
The panel and reception will take place on Thursday, July 12th 2018 from 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm at Goodwin.
Please RSVP and send advance questions for panelists to Gayatri Deodhar by Friday, July 6th
2018 Affinity Bar Mixer
The Affinity Bar Associations Cordially Invite you to the 2018 Affinity Bar Mixer.
Expand your Network with Boston’s Finest Affinity Bar Groups To Affinity . . . and Beyond (the Networking Possibilities)!
The Mixer will be held on Thursday, August 9th from 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm at Goulston & Storrs PC.
RSVP to Keerthi Sugumaran by August 1st, 2018.
RSVP early before space runs out!