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Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly and Color Magazine Present:
Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal & Business Environment

Topics include:

Strategies firms and businesses can implement to obtain equal opportunities 

Effective change management strategies

How to combat unconscious bias in decision-making and implement processes to effect organizational change

Optimizing and retaining divers talent

Integrating of diversity and inclusion strategies into recruitment, performance management and leadership assessment

Thursday October 17th, 2019
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School
2630 Featherstone Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

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Agenda

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - REGISTRATION

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - NETWORKING BREAKFAST

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - OPENING REMARKS AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

donnell_white_web_res Keynote Speaker: Donnell R. White 

 Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, and Director of Strategic Partnerships — TCF National Bank 

Bio

 

 

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM - BREAK

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM - EXECUTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION

Aaron Burrell

    Executive Panel Moderator: Aaron Burrell, Esq. 

    Member and Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Committee — Dickinson Wright, PLLC

      Bio

 

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    Executive Panelist: Alannah M. Buford-Kamerman, Esq. 

    Associate – Plunkett Cooney

    Bio

 

 Ayanna AlcendorExecutive Panelist: Ayanna Alcendor, Esq. 

Co-founder and Attorney — Great Lakes Legal Group

Bio

 

Jehan Crump-GibsonExecutive Panelist: Jehan Crump-Gibson, Esq.

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, & Attorney — Great Lakes Legal Group

Bio

 

lawrence-garcia-corp-consul-1_croppedExecutive Panelist: Lawrence Garcia, Esq. 

Corporation Counsel — City of Detroit Law Department

Bio

 

 

 

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - BREAK

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - EXECUTIVE SESSION

Darlene KingExecutive Session Speaker: Darlene King, CDP

Executive Director — Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC)

Bio

 

 

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM - WRAP UP AND CLOSING REMARKS

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