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Speaking Engagements

Upcoming:   South Dakota State Bar Association – June 22, 2017; U.S. Fish & Wildlife – July 11, 2017; Ohio State Bar Association – July 19, 2017; TMA – July 26-27, 2017; Western Area Power Administration – July 31- August 2, 2017; Ohio State Bar Association – September 12-13, 2017; WAPA – July 31-August 2; September 12-13, 2017 – Ohio State Bar Association; September 17, 2017 – American Fleet Leasing Association; Law Society of Alberta, Canada – October 3-4, 2017; October 25, 2017 – American Mountain Guides Association; New York City Bar Association – November 9, 2017; Colorado ADR Conference – November 17, 2017; Oklahoma State Bar Association – May 9, 2018

  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias in Law Practice – How to Recognize and Interrupt It” – DRI Diversity for Success Seminar – Chicago, IL – June 15, 2017
  • “Managing Partners’ Forum: Taking Diversity & Inclusion to the Next Level” – DRI Diversity for Success Seminar – Chicago, IL – June 15, 2017
  • “Unconscious Bias: How to Interrupt It” – Stinson Leonard Street – Minneapolis, MN – June 14, 2017
  • “We All Have It – Unconscious Bias & Blind Spots” – Stinson Leonard Street – Minneapolis, MN – June 14, 2017
  • “Building Inclusive Intelligence by Becoming Gender Smart” – Owens Corning Corporation – June 6, 2017 – Toledo, Ohio
  • “Going All In on Diversity & Inclusion” (Champions training) – Ohio State Bar Association – May 31-June 2, 2017 – Columbus, Ohio
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – May 23, 2017 – Folsom, CA
  • “How to Interrupt Your Unconscious Biases and Drive Better Business Results” – BASF North American Legal Conference – Baltimore, MD – May 17, 2017
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – May 9, 2017 – Folsom, CA
  • “Make Better Decisions and Get Better Results: How to Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Owens Corning – May 1, 2017 – Granville, OH
  • “Unlock Talent, Connect with Clients, and Tap New Market Opportunities: Understanding Unconscious Bias” – Hopkins & Carley – April 28, 2017 – Sonoma, CA
  • “We All Have It – How to Recognize & Interrupt Unconscious Bias” – Procter & Gamble – April 26, 2017 – Mason, OH
  • “Inclusion Unlocks the Benefits of Diversity” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – April 20, 2017
  • “Inclusion Unlocks the Benefits of Diversity” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – April 18, 2017
  • “Diversity Makes You Smarter” – TEDxCU – University of Colorado – April 15, 2017
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – April 12, 2017
  • “How to Interrupt Unconscious Bias” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – April 12, 2017
  • “Understanding and Addressing Unconscious Bias” – American Bar Association webinar – March 23, 2017
  • “Unconscious Bias: How to Recognize and Address It” – Haynes & Boone – Dallas, TX – March 30, 2017
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, Colorado – March 13-14, 2017
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – Phoenix, AZ – March 8-9, 2017
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases: Driving Better Business Results by Interrupting Unconscious Bias” – March 1, 2017 – Procter & Gamble – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – February 24, 2017 – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Lakewood, Colorado
  • “We All Have It – How to Recognize & Interrupt Unconscious Bias” – February 16, 2017 – Procter & Gamble – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • “Cross-Generational Collaboration to Conquer Implicit Bias” – February 3, 2017 – American Bar Association Mid-Year Conference – Miami, Florida
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: The Hidden Impacts of Unconscious Bias” – Camp Owners & Directors Association Conference – January 18, 2017 – Boulder, CO
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – December 12, 2016 – Denver, CO
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – December 5, 2016 – Denver, CO
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – November 14, 2016 – Denver, CO
  • “Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Engineering & Business” – University of Colorado – November 17, 2016 – Boulder, CO
  • “Building Inclusive Intelligence by Becoming Gender Smart” – Minnesota State Bar Association – November 9, 2016 – Minneapolis, MN
  • “Going All In on Diversity & Inclusion” – Minnesota State Bar Association – November 8, 2016 – Minneapolis, MN
  • “Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Engineering & Business” – University of Colorado – November 3, 2016 – Boulder, CO
  • “Driving Mission Success through Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – October 24, 2016 – Denver, CO
  • “Conscious & Unconscious Bias in Hiring & Retention: Best Practices for Moving Forward” – Defense Research Institute Annual Conference – October 20, 2016 – Boston, MA
  • “Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Engineering & Business” – University of Colorado – October 6, 2016 – Boulder, CO
  • “Implicit Bias: How to Recognize and Address It – and New Model Rule 8.4(g)” – American Bar Association – October 6, 2016
  • “Diversity & Inclusion Catalysts’ Bootcamp” – Owens Corning – Toledo, Ohio – September 29, 2016
  • “Driving Better Business Results by Advancing Diversity & Inclusion” – Owens Corning – Toledo, Ohio – September 29, 2016
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Owens Corning – Toledo, Ohio – September 29, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, Colorado – September 27-28, 2016
  • “Leading the Way – Designing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy” – Dentons – Chicago, Illinois – September 26, 2017
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity & Inclusion” – Housing & Urban Development – Denver, Colorado – September 21, 2016
  • “Realizing Better Business Results by Advancing Diversity & Inclusion and Addressing Unconscious Bias” – Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP – French Lick, Indiana – September 17, 2016
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias & the Practice of Law” – Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court – Washington, DC – September 15, 2016
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity & Inclusion” – Housing & Urban Development – Denver, Colorado – September 1, 2016
  • “Driving Better Business Results by Advancing Diversity + Inclusion” – Lewis Wagner – Indianapolis, IN – August 27, 2016
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Mt. Olive Manufacturing – Indianapolis, IN – August 25, 2016
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity & Inclusion” – Housing & Urban Development – Denver, Colorado – August 19, 2016
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias – How to Recognize and Interrupt It” – Denver Public Schools, Leadership Team – Denver, Colorado – August 18, 2016
  • “Inclusion in 2016 – A Business Imperative” – Dentons – Los Angeles, CA – July 28, 2016
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity and Inclusion” – Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 – Denver, CO – July 26, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity and Inclusion” – Denver City Attorney’s Office – Denver, CO – June 25, 2016
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity and Inclusion” – Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 – Denver, CO – July 19, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity and Inclusion” – Denver City Attorney’s Office – Denver, CO – July 18, 2016
  • “Driving Mission Success Through Diversity and Inclusion” – Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 – Denver, CO – July 7, 2016
  • July 7, 2016 – “Going All In on Diversity and Inclusion” – Minnesota Bar Association Leaders and Staff – Minneapolis, MN – June 27-29, 2016
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Bureau of Reclamation – Lakewood, CO – June 22, 2016
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession” – Indianapolis Bench Bar Conference – French Lick, IN – June 17, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, CO – June 13, 2016
  • “Realizing Better Business Results by Advancing Diversity & Inclusion and Addressing Unconscious Bias” – Jackson Lewis – Indianapolis, IN – June 11, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity and Inclusion” – Denver City Attorney’s Office – Denver, CO – May 16, 2016
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias” – Department of Energy, National Energy & Technology Laboratories – Pittsburgh, PA — May 12, 2016
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Association of Government Accountants 2016 Professional Development Conference – Denver, CO – May 11, 2016
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Ohio State Bar Association Annual Conference – Cincinnati, OH – April 28, 2016
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias – How to Recognize and Interrupt It” – Goodwin Procter – Boston, MA – April 26, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 – Denver, CO – April 6 & 14, 2015
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, CO – April 7-8, 2016
  • “Unconscious Bias: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” – Bureau of Land Management – Casper, WY – April 11-12, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – March 24, 2016
  • What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias in Law Practice – How to Recognize and Interrupt It” – American College of Trusts & Estate Counsel Conference – Las Vegas, NV – March 19-20, 2016
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – EPA Region 8 – Denver, CO – March 16, 2016
  • “Inclusive Leadership: A Critical 21st Century Skill Set” – Colorado Bar Association – Glenwood Springs, CO – March 11, 2016
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Bias” – U.S. Department of Energy – Golden, CO – February 18, 2016
  • “Unconscious Bias & Blind Spots” – University of Colorado Leeds College of Business – Boulder, CO – February 6, 2016
  • “Diversity & Inclusion: From Commitment to Action” – Goodwin Procter – Boston, MA – January 21, 2016
  • “Going All In on Diversity & Inclusion – New Tools to Take Your Organization to the Next Level” – New York City Bar Association – January 19, 2016
  • “Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Business Value” – Association of Corporate Counsel Webinar – January 13, 2016
  • “Taking Diversity and Inclusion Efforts to the Next Level: New Assessment Tools and Competencies” – NALP Professional Development Institute – Washington, DC – December 4, 2015
  • “Going ‘All-In’ on Diversity & Inclusion – New Tools to Take Your Organization to the Next Level” – Maryland State Bar Association – Baltimore, Maryland – December 2, 2015
  • “Championing Diversity & Inclusion” – Denver Public Schools – Denver, Colorado – November 13, 2015
  • “Gender Gaps in the Legal Profession: Know the Game to Change the Game” – University of Colorado Law School – Boulder, Colorado – November 11, 2015
  • “Going All In on Diversity & Inclusion” – Denver Public Schools – Denver, Colorado – November 5, 2015
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases” – Department of Energy – Albuquerque, New Mexico – November 4, 2015
  • “Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases and Make Better Decisions” – Thompson Hine LLP – Cleveland, Ohio – November 2, 2015
  • “Going ‘All-In” on Diversity & Inclusion” – Denver Public Schools – Denver, Colorado – October 9, 2015
  • “Unconscious Bias & Blind Spots: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” – Denver Public Schools – Denver, Colorado – October 9, 2015
  • “Going ‘All-In” on Diversity & Inclusion” – Diverse Partners Network – Washington, DC – October 8, 2015
  • “How to Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases and Broaden Your Thinking” – Thompson Hine LLP – Washington, DC – October 7, 2015
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias & Blind Spots” – Groom Law Group – Washington, DC – October 6, 2015″
  • Inclusion: The Next Level for Diversity in the Legal Profession” – University of Denver Sturm College of Law – Denver, CO – September 9, 2015
  • “21st Century Workplace Requires ‘Gender Smart’ Teams” – Dow Corning Legal Department – Midland, MI – August 27, 2015
  • “Unconscious Bias & Blind Spots: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You (and Your Organization)” – Women’s Board, Car Care Council – Denver, CO – August 13, 2015
  • “The Business Imperative of Diversity + Inclusion” – Groom Law Group – Washington, DC – July 23, 2015
  • “Diversity & Inclusion: 21st Century Business Imperatives for Law Firms and Clients” – Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP – New York, NY – July 17, 2015
  • “Unconscious Bias: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” Western Area Power Administration – Phoenix, AZ – July 14, 2015
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace,” Thompson Hine – New York, NY – June 25, 2015
  • “Building High-Performing Teams with Inclusiveness,” Federal Defender’s Service Capital Habeas Unit Conference – Denver, CO – June 24, 2015
  • “Bridging Generational Differences for Better Business Results” – Level 3 Corporation – Broomfield, CO – May 19, 2015
  • “The Business Imperative of Inclusion” – Gates Corporation – Denver, CO – May 5, 2015
  • “Going ‘All-In’ on Diversity & Inclusion” – Denver Public Schools – Denver, CO – April 28, 2015
  • “Recognizing and Bridging Generational Differences in the Workplace” – Dow Corning Legal Group – Webinar – April 22, 2015
  • “Unlock Talent, Connect with Clients, and Tap New Market Opportunities: Understanding Unconscious Bias” – Hopkins & Carley – Carmel, CA – April 17, 2015
  • “Going ‘All-In’ on Diversity & Inclusion” – Diverse Partners Network Meeting – Washington, DC – April 10, 2015
  • “The Business Imperative of Diversity & Inclusion” – Groom Law Group – Washington, DC – April 9, 2015
  • “Cracking the Retention Challenge” – Plenary Workshop – Federal Public Defenders Service – Supervisors’ Training National Conference – Las Vegas, NV – March 12, 2015
  • “What Inclusive Leaders Do to Retain Talent” – Federal Public Defenders Service – Supervisors’ Training National Conference – Las Vegas, NV – March 12, 2015
  • “Driving Better Business Results through Diversity & Inclusion” – ConAgra Foods, Law Department CFLN Learning Event – Omaha, NE – February 26, 2015
  • “Who Me? Exploring Our Blindness to Bias” – Thompson Hine – Columbus, OH – February 12, 2015
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias & the Practice of Law” – Thompson Hine – Cincinnati, OH – February 12, 2015
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias & the Practice of Law” – Thompson Hine – Dayton, OH – February 11, 2015
  • “Introverts and Extraverts in the Workplace” – Dow Corning Legal Department webinar – January 29, 2015
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Department of Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue – January 26, 2015
  • “Unconscious Bias in the Practice of Law” – Thompson Hine – Atlanta, GA – December 11, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion” – Beveridge & Diamond – Baltimore, MD – December 4, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion” – Beveridge & Diamond – Washington, DC – December 3-4, 2014
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Groom Law Group – Washington, DC – December 2, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion Champions” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, CO – November 18-19, 2014
  • “Engaging White Men in Diversity & Inclusion” – Society for Diversity Webinar – November 12, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion” – Beveridge & Diamond (Austin) – November 8, 2014
  • “Driving Better Business Results Through Diversity & Inclusion” – Hinckley Allen (Boston) – October 25, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion” – Beveridge & Diamond (Boston) – October 24, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion” – Beveridge & Diamond (New York) – October 23, 2014
  • “The Business Imperative for Diversity & Inclusion” – Snell & Wilmer – Phoenix, AZ – October 14, 2014
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Western Area Power Administration – Phoenix, AZ – October 15, 2014
  • “Inclusion: The Next Level of Diversity in the Legal Profession” – University of Denver Sturm College of Law – October 8, 2014
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace” – Northeast Ohio Sewer District – September 23, 2014
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Unconscious Bias & the Practice of Law” – Thompson Hine – September 22, 2014
  • “Unconscious Bias: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” – Dow Corning Legal Group – September 15, 2014
  • “Excellence! Everybody, Every Day: Why Diversity & Inclusion are Essential to Achieving Organizational Excellence & Better Business Results” – Hewlett Packard Law Department, GC Staff – September 11, 2014
  • “Better Business Results Through Inclusion & Diversity” – Hewlett Packard Law Department – Palo Alto, CA – August 14, 2014
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Western Area Power Administration – Lakewood, CO and Folsom, CA – July 22, August 5, August 19, 2014 
  • “Leveraging Generational Diversity” – Liberty Mutual – Denver, CO – June 26, 2014
  • “Inclusion: The Next Level of Diversity in the Legal Profession” – Wichita Bar Association – Wichita, Kansas – June 6, 2014
  • “Bridging Generational Differences for Better Business Results” – Miller Canfield – Anne Arbor, MI – June 3, 2014
  • “Better Business Results with Diversity & Inclusion” – Groom Law Group – April 25, 2014
  • “Unconscious Bias” – Western Area Power Administration – Loveland, Colorado – April 15, 2014
  • “Leveraging Diversity for Better Results” – Federal Public Defender Service workshops – Tucson and Phoenix – March 13, 2014
  • “Inclusion: The Next Level of Diversity in the Legal Profession” – Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2014 Diversity & Inclusion Conference – March 11, 2014
  • “Allies: How to Strengthen Partnerships with Your White Male Colleagues” – White Men as Full Diversity Partners Webinar- February 21, 2014
  • “What Inclusive Leaders Do” – Dow Corning Legal Group – Midland, Michigan – January 21, 2014
  • “Diversity & Inclusion – Create Individual and Organizational Competencies to Take Your Firm’s Efforts to the Next Level” – NALP Professional Development Institute – December 12, 2013
  • “Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession” – Dorsey & Whitney LLP – Denver, CO – December 10, 2013
  • “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You – Unconscious Bias and the Justice System” – Indiana Bench-Bar Conference – December 4, 2013
  • “The NEXT Level of Diversity: Inclusion” – Arizona Minority Bar Association – Tucson, Arizona – November 7, 2013
  • “Winning Together: Legal Diversity and Getting the Best Out of Everyone” – Hewlett Packard Litigation & Investigations Summit – Plano, Texas – October 10, 2013
  • “Inclusiveness in Corporate Law Departments” – Dow Corning Law Department, Midland, Michigan – August 26, 2013 & September 23, 2013
  • “The Next Level of Diversity: Inclusion” – Annual Canadian Bar Association Conference – Saskatoon, Canada – August 19, 2013
  • The Next Level of Diversity: Inclusion – Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP – Chicago, Illinois – June 20, 2013
  • The Next Level of Diversity: Inclusion – Nationwide Insurance Office of Chief Legal Officer – June 6, 2013 – Columbus, Ohio
  • The Next Level of Diversity: Inclusion – Denver City Attorney’s Office – May 31, 2013
  • Partner Workshop – “The Next Level of Diversity: Inclusion” – White & Steele – April 29, 2013 – Denver, CO
  • Diversity & Inclusion Retreat – Duane Morris LLP – April 13, 2013 – Philadelphia, PA
  • Plenary Keynote Presentation – “The NEXT Level of Diversity: Inclusion” – 2013 Arizona Minority Bar Convention – April 5, 2013
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Law Department Management Committee – Webinar: “Inclusiveness – It’s Your Competitive Advantage!” – January 9, 2013
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law – “Inclusiveness & Diversity” six-week course – Denver, CO – Winter 2013 & 2012
  • Chief Colorado Legal Officers Meeting – Denver, CO – November 28, 2012
  • Center for Legal Inclusiveness Fall CLE Expo – “You Can’t Win The Game if You Don’t Have the Playbook – Recognizing Unconscious Bias and Winning Despite It” – Denver, CO – November 1, 2012
  • 2012 State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program 20th Anniversary and CLE – Atlanta, GA – October 4, 2012
  • Tenth Circuit Bench and Bar Conference – Panelist – “Evolving Challenges in the Legal Profession: Diversity and Inclusiveness, Training, and Leveraging Technology” – University of Colorado Law School – Boulder, CO – September 19, 2012
  • Association of Corporate Counsel- Colorado In-House Counsel Fall Frenzy – Denver, CO – September 12, 2012
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) Pathways to Diversity Conference – New York, NY – September 10, 2012
  • MCCA Academy for Leadership & Inclusion – half-day training sessions on diversity and inclusiveness in 10 U.S. cities:
    • Kansas City, MO – December 4, 2012
    • Atlanta, GA – October 17, 2012
    • Seattle, WA – August 21, 2012
    • New York – August 9, 2012
    • Minneapolis, MN – July 30, 2012
    • Washington D.C. – June 5, 2012
    • Los Angeles, CA – May 16, 2012
    • Miami, FL- April 18, 2012
    • Chicago, IL- March 20, 2012
    • Houston, TX – February 15, 2012

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Awards

  • Colorado Women’s Business Chamber’s Lifetime Achievement Award (semi-finalist) – September 2012
  • Denver Urban Debate League – Hall of Fame Inductee, Former Board Member – May 2013
  • Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association “Diversity Trailblazer Award” Recipient – September 2011
  • Colorado GLBT Bar Association’s “Ally” Award – September 2010
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Foundation’s “Raising the Bar” Award Recipient – September 2010
  • Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s “Minoru Yasui Community Service Award” Recipient – April 2009
  • Sam Cary Bar Association’s “Diversity Leadership Award” Recipient – October 2008