Upcoming Events & Speaking Engagements

Our President & 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.


  • February 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm EST

Fringe Professional Development Webinar – Difficult Conversations @ Work: Parenting

Speaking on a panel on Working Parents


  • February 6, 2020 – Washington, DC

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D&I Strategic Planning Day

  • March 1-3, 2020 – Salt Lake City, UT

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Great Ideas Conference

Speaking on “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

Speaking on a “360 Vision for Your Life”

  • March 25, 2020 – 2:00 pm EST – WEBINAR

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

Speaking on “Telecommuting

  • June – July, 2020

American Public Power Association

Presenting 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

Speaking to the Board of a National Trade Association.

  • October 19 & 22, 2020

Training webinars for a Northeast Power Company on individual strategies for success during remote work.

  • October 20, 2020

Penn State – Dickinson Law School. Teaching a class on Corporate law.

  • October 24, 2020

Presenting on Sponsorship during a law firm retreat.

  • October 25, 2020

Presenting on the future of flexible work during a law firm retreat.

  • October 26, 2020

Presenting a webinar on Diversity as Business Imperative to a public power company.

  • December 4, 2020 (4:00 pm)

National Association for Legal Placement (NALP) Professional Development Institute (PDI)

Speaking on “Remote Work: Mission Critical for Flex, Client Service, and Business Continuity”

  • November 8, 2019, 9:00 am – Middleburg, VA

Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) Heads Retreat

Speaking on “Leading Through the Lens of Inclusion

  • November 12, 2019

Speaking at an IT & Defense Consulting Company Senior Leadership Retreat

Speaking on “Creating Inclusive Leadership”

  • October 21, 2019, 5-7 pm – Washington, DC

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Women Executives Forum

Speaking on “Flexibility as a Global Business Imperative”

  • October 22, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm – Washington, DC

Professional Women In Advocacy Conference

Speaking on Panel: “Been There Done That – Words of Wisdom from Women of Distinction

  • September 25, 2019

National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Member Webinar

Spoke on “Driving Innovation: Strategic Flexibility Trends for More Diverse and Inclusive Environments”

  • April 29, 2019

Member Firm Client Summit

Spoke on “Managing Your In-house Professionals: Creating & Maintaining Holistic Flexibility in the Workplace”

  • April 9-12, 2019 – San Diego, CA

NALP Annual Education Conference

Spoke on “Recruit and Retain Top Talent Through Innovative Parental Leave and On-Ramping Strategies

November 6, 2017 – Marriott Hotel Metro Center, Washington, DC
Professional Women In Advocacy Conference
Spoke on “Confidence, Mindset and Grit: Positive Change for Positive Results”

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

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

September 27-29, 2017 – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Hotel, 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
Spoke on “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
Spoke on Implementing a Successful Formalized Flex Program