MCCA Slates Sixth AnnualCreating Pathways To Diversity Conference

Saturday, October 1, 2005 - 00:00

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) early next month has scheduled its Sixth Annual Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference, a session designed to provide practical tools and resources that attorneys need to further personal career growth and meet organizational diversity goals.

The conference will take place on Wednesday, November 2 from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, 1535 Broadway, New York City.

Some of the breakout sessions from which participants may choose include:

  • Developing Affinity Groups - Learning From Corporate Counterparts;
  • Diversity & Pro Bono - Separate but Not Equal;
  • Benchmarking Progress: Law Department Diversity Best Practices in 2005;
  • Incorporating a Diversity Mindset Into Your Approach to the Workforce;
  • Strategic Diversity Planning - A Pragmatic Look at the Diversity Consultants Role;
  • The Internal Inclusion Audit - Assess How Your Law Department Is Doing;
  • Accountability Metrics Within Law Firms vs. Corporate Law Departments;
  • Client Views on Effective (and Ineffective) Ways to Market Diversity.

Among the speakers are Rhonda McLean, associate general counsel, Time Inc.; Lucy Helm, vice president-employment litigation, Starbucks Coffee Company, and Laurie N. Robinson, founder, Corporate Counsel Women of Color.

For information on registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call Shawn Boynes at (202) 739-5909 or email