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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Overview

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section develops activities and programs to promote education, outreach, mentoring and networking for historically underrepresented attorneys and communities, as well as opportunities for allies to engage meaningfully to foster equity and inclusion.

The Beacon Awards

The BBA Beacon Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion recognize exceptional leadership on diversity strategies that will have a lasting impact on the Greater Boston legal profession.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summer Fellowship Program

The BBA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section provides the Judicial Internship Program which offers diverse law students the valuable mentoring and professional experience needed to succeed after law school.

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Affinity Bar Partnerships

We partner with seven local affinity bar associations to collaborate on programming and initiatives and provide them with meeting rooms and office space at 16 Beacon Street. 

Meet Our Partners
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Section Leadership

Bill Gabovitch

Section Co-Chair Primark US Corp.
Carla Reeves

Carla Reeves

Section Co-Chair Goulston & Storrs PC
Tracey West

Tracey West

Section Co-Chair Loeb Leadership

Gavin Alexander

At-Large Affinity Bar Relations Co-Chair

Breanishea Amaya

At-Large MAHA Rep New England Law Boston

Sahar Basaria

At-Large SABA GB Rep Foley Hoag LLP

Stephanie Bendeck

At-Large Melick & Porter, LLP

Annika Bockius-Suwyn

At-Large MA LGBTQ Bar Rep DangerLaw LLC

James Bor-Zale

At-Large Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Nahomi Carlisle

At-Large Committee for Attorney's with Disabilities Co-Chair Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Andrea Carrillo

At-Large Greater Boston Legal Services

Salomon Chiquiar-Rabinovich

At-Large Committee for Attorney's with Disabilities Co-Chair Moreno Law

Andrea Clavijo

At-Large GE

Cambrey Dent

At-Large Ropes & Gray LLP

Patrice Dixon

At-Large MBWA Rep Jackson Lewis P.C.

Rontear Farmer

At-Large Public Service Committee Co-Chair Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards

Zane Fernandez

At-Large Ropes & Gray LLP

Alexander Gray

At-Large Mayor's Office of Workforce Development

Naitasia Hensey

At-Large Committee Co-Chair State Street Corporation

Taz Islam

At-Large Robinson & Cole LLP

Jermaine Kidd

At-Large MBLA Rep Samsonite Corporation

Mandie LeBeau

At-Large Boston University School of Law

Alain Mathieu

At-Large Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Chad McDaniel

At-Large Legal Careers Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.
Jameel Moore

Jameel Moore

At-Large Public Service Committee Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Migdalia Nalls

At-Large Committee for Public Counsel Services

Peter Obersheimer

At-Large In-House Forum Liaison Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Alicia Rubio-Spring

At-Large HNBA Rep Goodwin Procter LLP

Emily Sy

At-Large AALAM Rep Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Tonysha Taylor

At-Large Affinity Bar Relations Co-Chair Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC)

Peter Towne

At-Large New England Law Boston

Past Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

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