The Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Boardroom


The Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Boardroom is designed to provide diversity and inclusion leaders from law firms, and companies that retain their services, a members-only forum for energetic and strategic discussion.  All discussions are Boardroom Confidential.  The Leadership Boardroom summits will include discussions about timely, relevant issues such as:

·        Current events that impact workplace environments

·        Gender, Race, Sexuality, Religion, Nationality, Ethnicity, Ability, Class

·        Gender versus ethnicity – two sides of the same coin?

·        Beyond Diversity and Inclusion – much more than just a seat at the table

·        The ever-changing definition of diversity and inclusion in a global professional services firm

·        Disruptors to the status quo and creating new competitive strategies and models

·        Benefits of a truly diverse firm/Challenges posed by non-diverse work environments

·        The evolving role and responsibilities of the Diversity and Inclusion Leaders

·        Motivating and driving change – how to engage and speed the process

·        Integration with other C-suite leaders

·        Megatrends – how they influence and impact our clients and our firms

·        Critical elements for establishing alignment with clients

·        Diverse succession planning for global key client accounts

·        Creating and promoting diversity and inclusion thought leadership

·        Innovations and strategies for competing with non-traditional business models and teams

·        Leadership attributes and models required to achieve planning and implementation success

·        Best practices for implementation success

·        Dashboards, metrics and analytics

·        Strategies for aligning firm, office, practice, and individual planning

Boardroom Offerings in 2022

ü  Five to six 2.5-hour virtual meetings 

ü  Strong peer-to-peer networking group with individuals who establish and define the future for professional service firms

ü  Confidential meeting environment (when in-person is acceptable again), hosted by a member firm, by invitation only


Meeting Format

All meetings will include facilitated conversations of topics identified in pre-meeting phone interviews with Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Boardroom members.  The in-person meetings will include a professional development segment to be presented by a market-leading authority in the field of diversity and inclusion in the professional services environment.  The general meeting format is a plenary session, highly interactive discussion on identified topics.


Boardroom Chairs and Facilitators

Silvia L. Coulter, Co-Founding Principal, Chair, Business Development and Growth Practice, LawVision and LSSO Board Member

Derwin Johnson, Founding Principal, Derwin Johnson Communications, LawVision Adjunct Consultant and LSSO Board Member


Membership Fees

Annual Membership: U.S. $3,950.00

Membership fee will be billed upon acceptance of membership and thereafter annually in January of each year.  Membership also includes breakfasts and lunches; for meetings in person.  Any other out-of-pocket expenses, including, travel and hotels are the responsibility of Boardroom members.


Member Profiles

Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Members

Chair, Women’s Program/Committee

Chair, Affinity Group(s)

Chief Strategy Officer

Chief HR Officer

Chief Operating Officer


Boardroom Virtual Meeting Dates

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For More Information 

Silvia L. Coulter, 978-526-8316 or

Derwin Johnson, 646-591-4540 or



2022 Dates Coming Soon

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