The Second Meeting of the 2019 LCLD Fellows took place September 23-25, 2019 at the Hilton National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Please see below for an outline of the meeting agenda. Please see the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page for a detailed version of the agenda, directions to the Hilton and nearby attractions, and instructions for downloading AgendaPop, the meeting event app.

For questions about the meeting or agenda, please contact Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager.


Monday, September 23, 2019

 (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m)

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

Just Belonging: How to Have Courageous Conversations on Race & Bias
Kori CarewChief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

What's Working Breakout Sessions

Welcome Reception with LCLD Members
Hosted by the LCLD Board of Directors at the National Portrait Gallery, located at 8th and F Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Small Group Breakout Sessions 

Networking Lunch 

Resilience - The Key to Moving from Surviving to Thriving 
John Mitchell, "The Purple Coach" and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC 

Messaging and Presence 
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development



Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Feedback and Accountability Matters  
Mary E. Abbajay, President & Co-Founder, Careerstone Group, LLC

Closing Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD 

Meeting concludes at 12:00 p.m. ET 

See below for a detailed PDF version of the agenda. 


Photo Gallery

Photography by Wilma Jackson