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2023 Corporate Counsel Men of Color Conference

The 2023 Corporate Counsel Men of Color Conference is coming to the National Harbor this fall.


The popular conference that comprises the career life strategies and power networking conference will take place September 26 at the luxurious Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center in Washington, DC.


The Corporate Counsel Men of Color is a dynamic organization with a focus on bringing key resources and tools for advancement in growing professions. Its mission is to provide a support network to men of color in the workplace. The organization is intentional about fostering diversity and inclusion.


Speaking as the keynote speaker will be American boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Leonard will bring his business acumen and wealth of knowledge as a best-selling author, Olympic champion and television commentator.



There will be a bevy of other speakers as well. Dr. George C. Frasier, the founder of FraserNet, a 32-year-old global leadership network of 91,000 Black professionals, business owners, and community leaders, is set to speak. The minority business Hall of Famer is a game changer in the wealth-building space. The Cleveland-based author, entrepreneur and speaker focus on improving networking skills and improving diversity and inclusion.


Also speaking will be Reuben Gonzales, who is a four-time Olympian, a professional keynote speaker, and a bestselling author of books. His books focus on business and principles for sports.


Also on deck is Laz Alonzo, who is an inspiring actor and director known for pivotal roles in The Boys, and Power Book II: Ghost. The Howard University graduate started his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch before starring on the silver screen in blockbusters such as Avatar and Fast & Furious.


Also starring in this event will be Kevin Durant’s mother, Wanda Durant, who is known as Mama Durant and “The Real MVP.” Wanda is a strong leader, advocate, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

And last but not least, attorney Ben Crump will be on tap to speak on his nationally recognized civil rights attorney career. Crump believes in justice for all, especially for those without a voice who need help. Crump’s claim to fame was from notable cases such as Trayvon Martin, Ahmaud Arbery, Martin Lee Anderson and Breonna Taylor.


For more information and to get tickets to attend, go to ccmenofcolor.org.


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