How To Apply?
The George B. Vashon Innovator Award is given to in-house legal departments, law firms, and bar associations that have led the way with innovative best practices to assist diverse attorneys. You may only select one initiative from the following categories:
- Pipeline Initiative
- Recruitment & Retention
- LGBT Initiatives
- Other diversity initiatives are welcome for consideration
Submit a written description (no less than 500 words) summarizing a diversity program aligned with the categories selected by MCCA or a diversity initiative that is pre-approved by MCCA. All submissions must include organization bio and logo in a separate attachment. A statement of metric showing measurable results is recommended.
Who is eligible?
Domestic In-house legal departments, law firms, and associations/organizations whose membership base consists of lawyers, including either outside counsel or in-house counsel are eligible.
Where will the award presentation take place?
Winners will be presented at the Creating Pathways to Diversity® Conference on October 3, 2017 and will receive an honorable mention at the MCCA Diversity Gala at the Kennedy Center on October 4, 2017.
All submissions must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.