The second in-person meeting for the 2018 Fellows class will take place Monday, October 15 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at The Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C.
Please see below for an outline of the meeting agenda. Sign-up is a two-step process:
1) Fill out the form below to register for the meeting; and
2) Our block at the Willard is now closed. You can still book outside of the block at the current hotel rate. Below is also a list of nearby hotels, all within a half mile of the Willard with the W Hotel and the JW Marriott only a block away:
- W Hotel
- JW Marriott
- Grand Hyatt Hotel
- Marriott at Metro Center
- Kimpton Hotel Monaco
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Sofitel DC
For any hotel issues, please contact Stella Askin, Program & Events Coordinator.
For other questions, please contact Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager.
Monday, October 15, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 3:30 pm
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Board Member Breakouts
5:00 - 5:15 pm
5:15 - 6:30 pm
Just Belonging: How to Have Courageous Conversations on Race & Bias
Kori Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity Initiatives, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Welcome Reception with LCLD Members
Hosted by the LCLD Board of Directors at the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Enter the museum on the Madison Drive, NW, entrance, between 14th and 15th streets.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
8:30 - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 - 1:30 pm
1:30 - 3:30 pm
Resilience - The Key to Moving from Surviving to Thriving
John Mitchell, "The Purple Coach" and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC
3:30 - 4:00 pm
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Personality Matters! Collaberating Successfully with Others
Mary E. Abbajay, President & Co-Founder, Careerstone Group, LLC
Dine-Arounds - please sign up here.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:30 - 9:30 am
9:30 - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch with D.C.-Area Fellows Alumni
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Team-Building Activity with D.C.-Area Fellows Alumni
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD
Photography by Wilma Jackson
Click here to download the Class of 2018 group photo.