Sherin and Lodgen hosts event on Demystifying & Diversifying Board Participation

March 11, 2019

The Women’s Bar Association’s Women of Color Committee lead a discussion, titled “Demystifying & Diversifying Board Participation” at Sherin and Lodgen on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The event was intended to provide an overview of what people need to know when considering serving on a board, as well as what resources are available to assist in doing so, and an opportunity to speak with Colette Phillips, CEO and President of Colette Phillips Communications, Inc. An entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author, Boston Business Journal named Phillips one of its Power 50: Game Changers. Boston Globe placed her on its A-List, calling her Boston’s “social connector” and a “must have” person in the room when there are important events.

Barbara T. O’Toole, associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, is an active WBA Women of Color Committee member and kicked off the event with opening remarks.

The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts is where women lawyers in Massachusetts come together to build important personal and professional relationships. Its Women of Color Committee’s goal and mission is to promote women of color in the legal profession for their multitude of successes and to honor them for their personal and professional accomplishments.