Upcoming Events & Speaking Engagements

Our Founder & CEOManar Morales presents at national and international events on topics ranging from workplace flexibility, diversity and inclusion, women’s leadership, and individual strategies for success.

Manar will be presenting at the following conferences and encourages members and non-members to reach out if you are attending these events.

Please email Manar if you’d like to schedule a time to connect during an upcoming event.

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 2022
Stoel Rives LLP
Building and Managing Hybrid Teams – Presentation for Associates

November 2022
AmLaw 200 Firm
Ensuring Inclusivity in Interviewing

November 2022
International Law Firm
Inclusion in the Hybrid Environment – Presentation for All Staff

PAST EVENTS

October 2022
Mintz
Proximity Bias Training

October 2022
Stoel Rives LLP
Individual Strategies for Thriving in a Hybrid Environment – Presentation for Associates

September 2022
AmLaw100 Firm
Building Connection In A Hybrid Environment – Presentation Series

September 2022
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Thriving In A Hybrid Environment – Presentation for Associates

September 2022
Gordon Feinblatt LLC
Attorney Retreat Presentation

July 2022
AmLaw200 Firm
Presentation on managing in a hybrid environment

July 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation for Partners on leading in a hybrid environment

July 2022
NextGen Healthcare
Presentation on Cross-Cultural Competency 

June 2022
Regional Law Firm
Presentation for Shareholders on leading in a hybrid environment

June 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation for Shareholders on inclusion in a hybrid environment

June 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation for Associates on inclusion in a hybrid environment

June 2022
AmLaw200 Firm
Presentation for the Women’s Resource Group on resilience

June 2022
AmLaw200 Firm
Presentation for the firm’s employee resource groups on resilience

May 2022
AmLaw100 Firm
Presentation for Associates, Counsel & Professional Staff on thriving in a hybrid environment

May 2022
Large Law Firm
Presentation for Partners on managing in a hybrid environment

May 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation for Staff Leaders on inclusion in a hybrid environment

April 28, 2022

American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)
Panelist: The Great Resignation and Implications on DEI

April 8, 2022
NALP 2022 Annual Education Conference
Plenary – The Future of Work and Legal Talent
Panel – ABCs for Talent Management in the Post-Pandemic Era: Agility, Balance, Competency-Driven

April 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation on building connection in a hybrid environment

April 2022
International Law Firm
Presentation for Attorney Leaders on inclusion in a hybrid environment

April 2022
AmLaw100 Firm
Partner Retreat Presentation

April 2022
AmLaw100 Firm
Presentation on working in a hybrid environment

March 9, 2022
Innovation Leader Speaker Series
“Innovating Your Organization for the Next Normal”

March 2022
Multinational Company
“Inclusive Leadership, Avoiding Bias and Stigma & the Advancement of Women in the Workplace”

March 1, 2022
NALP Foundation – 2022 Hiring Partner Conference
Keynote: Flexibility as a Competitive Advantage in Recruiting, Retention, and DEI

February 2022
AmLaw100 Firm
Presentation on working in a hybrid environment

January 2022
AmLaw 200 Firm
Firm-wide presentation series on hybrid work

January 2022
AmLaw 100 Firm
“Diversity & Inclusion: A Conversation with Manar Morales”

January 2022
National Law Firm
Facilitation of the Intercultural Development Inventory assessment

2021
AmLaw 100 Firm
Leadership Training on Hybrid Teams

2021
AmLaw 200 Firm
Presentation on Unconscious Bias

2021
Global Law Firm
Firm-wide trainings on success in a hybrid environment 

2021
Software Company
Presentation on Cross-Cultural Competency 

December 11, 2021
AmLaw 200 Firm
Presentation on Grit & Growth Mindset

July 23, 2021
AmLaw 200 Firm
“Improving Interviewing Skills and Best Practices to Mitigate Bias in Recruitment”

February 23, 2021
Fringe Professional Development Webinar – Difficult Conversations @ Work: Parenting
Working Parents Panelist

February 6, 2020 – Washington, DC
Nationwide Membership-based Organization
D&I Strategic Planning Day

March 1-3, 2020 – Salt Lake City, UT
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Great Ideas Conference
“Designing the Workplace of the Future: Implementing an Innovative Flexible Working Initiative”

March 10, 2020 – Washington, DC
WALRAA (Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association) Education Conference
“360 Vision for Your Life”

March 25, 2020
NALP Webinar: Business Continuity, Success (& Sanity) During COVID-19 Crisis

May 3-6, 2020 – Salt Lake City, UT
Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Annual Conference & Expo

June – July, 2020
American Public Power Association
Presented a series of webinars on topics including diversity & inclusion, bias, and remote working during COVID-19 and beyond

August 5, 2020
Professional Development Consortium (PDC) Virtual Conference

August 2020
National Trade Association
Board Presentation

October 19 & 22, 2020
Northeast-based Power Company
Training on individual strategies for success during remote work

October 20, 2020
Penn State – Dickinson Law School
Taught a class on Corporate Law

October 24, 2020
Law Firm Retreat
Presentation on Sponsorship

October 25, 2020
Law Firm Retreat
“The Future of Flexible Work”

October 26, 2020
Public Power Company
“Diversity As A Business Imperative”

December 4, 2020
National Association for Legal Placement (NALP) Professional Development Institute (PDI)
“Remote Work: Mission Critical for Flex, Client Service, and Business Continuity”

November 8, 2019 – Middleburg, VA
Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) Heads Retreat
Leading Through the Lens of Inclusion

November 12, 2019
Speaking at an IT & Defense Consulting Company Senior Leadership Retreat
“Creating Inclusive Leadership”

October 21, 2019 – Washington, DC
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Women Executives Forum
“Flexibility as a Global Business Imperative”

October 22, 2019 – Washington, DC
Professional Women In Advocacy Conference
Panelist:Been There Done That – Words of Wisdom from Women of Distinction

September 25, 2019
National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Member Webinar
“Driving Innovation: Strategic Flexibility Trends for More Diverse and Inclusive Environments”

April 29, 2019
Member Firm Client Summit
Managing Your In-house Professionals: Creating & Maintaining Holistic Flexibility in the Workplace”

April 9-12, 2019 – San Diego, CA
NALP Annual Education Conference
Recruit and Retain Top Talent Through Innovative Parental Leave and On-Ramping Strategies

June 8, 2018 – Washington, DC
National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Diversity & Inclusion Summit
Spoke on Employee Resource Groups

May 3, 2018 – Washington, DC
Association of Legal Administrators Annual Conference
“How Gender Diversity Is Key to Organizational Success”

April 24-27, 2018 – Hollywood, FL
National Association for Law Placement (NALP) annual Education Conference
“Innovative Flexible Work Initiatives Impacting the Legal Industry”

October 9, 2018 – Washington, DC
Professional Women in Advocacy Annual Conference
Mentors vs Sponsors with Rosyln Brooks, Managing Director of Government Relations for Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)

November 6, 2017 – Washington, DC
Professional Women In Advocacy Conference
“Confidence, Mindset and Grit: Positive Change for Positive Results”

October 28, 2017 – Alexandria, VA
The Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance National Conference “Women Who Count”
“Confidence, Mindset and Grit: Positive Change for Positive Results”

October 24, 2017 – Washington, DC
The Women In Construction Leadership and Networking Conference

September 27-29, 2017 – Washington, DC
TRaD Works Forum – Focused on the Important Business Opportunities & Challenges of Telecommuting, Remote & Distributed
Spoke on work flexibility

May 16, 2017 – New York, NY
ACC New York City Chapter Women’s Group Presentation
“Retaining Talent: How Innovative Organizations Are Helping the Working Caregiver Find Balance and Achieve Success”

May 25, 2017 – Washington, DC
ALA Capital Chapter Educational Seminar
“Implementing a Successful Formalized Flex Program”