Photo Gallery from Pipeline Diversity Conference

Photo Gallery from Pipeline Diversity Conference


Rice University: Baker Institute

Former U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno and ABA's Former President Michael S. Greco

Former President Greco giving his opening welcome speech to conference attendees. Sitting from left to right: Honorable Janet Reno and Evett L. Simmons, Chair, ABA Presidential Advisory Council on Diversity

Diane L. Abraham, Of Counsel, Brayton Purcell, LLP moderating the "Real Stories: Looking Beyond the Numbers" panel. Sitting from left to right: Henry Ramsey, Retired Honorable Judge, Eric Brooks, Associate, Morrison & Foerster, Patricia Loera, Program Officer, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Patricia Loera, Program Officer, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation presenting on the "Real Stories: Looking Beyond the Numbers" panel. Sitting Eric Brooks, Associate, Morrison Foerster

Conference attendees stopping to have their picture taken.

From left to right, Cassandra Sneed-Ogden, CLEO, Patricia Loera, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Blakey, CLEO / Principal, William A. Blakey & Associates

Conference attendees collaborating at a breakout session.

Conference attendees listening to plenary panel discussion

Rice University student showing her expertise at piano playing at the President's reception held on Rice University's campus.

Conference attendees networking at the President's reception

Kent Lollis, Associate Executive Director & Assistant to the President for Minority Affairs, LSAC, giving summary key points from Breakout Session I

Dr. Dawn Kum-Walks, CRESPAR, Capstone Institute at Howard University presenting at the Plenary Panel: Elements of Success. Sitting from left to right: Stella Manabe, Administrator Oregon State Bar Affirmative Action Program, Ed Apodaca, Vice Pres. For Student Srvcs and Enrollment Mgmt. at University of Houston-Downtown

Conference attendees listening to information regarding pipeline issues

Conference attendees listening to information regarding pipeline issues.

Collaborating ideas from left to right: Professor James Beard, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Interim Dean James M. Douglas, Florida A&M University College of Law, Carl Cooper, Chief Diversity Officer, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP

Discussion during a plenary panel

Discussion during a breakout session

Conference attendees engaging in discussion during a breakout session

Conference attendees engaging in discussion during a breakout session

Conference attendees at the Lunch & Plenary Panel: Real Stories II from left to right: Akira Shiroma, Dean of Admissions, American University, Ben-Jamin Kail, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, Maryam Ahranjani, Adjunct Prof. & Assoc. Dir. on Law and Gov. American University

Conference attendees at the Lunch & Plenary Panel: Real Stories II

Panel at Lunch & Plenary Panel from left to right: Eric Singleton and Joe Mendoza.

Panel from luncheon left to right: Kevin Gooch, Associate, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Yaneris Rosa, Law Student, Harvard Law School, Eric Singleton, College Student, North Carolina A&T State University, Joe Mendoza, High School Student, High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Conference attendees walking along Rice University's campus

"Collaborating to Expand the Pipeline" sign

Ginna Owens, Development Director, King County Bar Foundation presenting at the Plenary Panel: Collaboration: The Real Deal. Sitting from left to right: Dean Elizabeth R. Parker, University of the Pacific/McGeorge Law School, Roslyn Lieb, Just the Beginning Foundation

Ginna Owens explaining the future of the law institute at the Plenary Panel: Collaboration: The Real Deal.

Dean Elizabeth R. Parker speaking on a model for collaboration at the Plenary Panel: Collaboration: The Real Deal.

Moderator: William A. Blakey, Principal, William A. Blakey & Associates, for the Plenary Panel: Collaboration: The Real Deal.

Conference attendees at a plenary panel discussion.

Conference attendees at a plenary panel discussion.

Student volunteers at pipeline diversity conference on Rice University's campus.

Bill Pritchard, American Bar Association, Office of the President

Student volunteers at pipeline diversity conference on Rice University's campus.

Collaboration during ice cream social at conference from left to right: Nyota Tucker, Albany State University, Lynell Cadray

Conference attendees in line waiting to receive samples of Hank's Ice Cream at the ice cream social held on Rice University's campus.

Networking between conference attendees at the ice cream social.

Just a little sample of what conference attendees dressed their ice cream up with.

Charles Calleros, Professor, Arizona State University College of Law

Ruthe Ashley, Pacific McGeorge School of Law promoting Hank's Ice Cream

Sitting from left to right: Judge Mary A. Terrell, DC Superior Court, Cassandra Sneed-Ogden, CLEO

Joe Mendoza, luncheon panel speaker and his parents.

American Bar Association employees from left to right: Lynette Kelley, Office of Diversity Initiatives, Gilda Fairley, Judicial Division, Cie Armstead, Office of Diversity Initiatives

Presidential Advisory Council members from left to right: Evett L. Simmons, Chair, Kent Lollis, Member, Cie Armstead, Staff

Student volunteer at table with the conference materials.

ABA employee, Megan Potter, Office of the President, waiting to get her sample of Hank's Ice Cream

Resource information at the conference.

Discussion between conference attendees at a breakout session.

Discussion between conference attendees at a breakout session.

Conference attendees focusing on information being given out at one the plenary panel forums.

Jacob Herring, Facilitator.

Conference attendees.

Student volunteers and Jacob Herring at conference.

Karen Mathis, ABA President-Elect, Yaneris Rosa, Recipient of the Legal Opportunity Scholarship at the Dinner Dance held at the Marriot Medical Center.

Networking at Dinner Dance from left to right: Karen Mathis, ABA President-Elect, Yaneris Rosa, Recipient of Legal Opportunity Scholarship, and Michael Greco, ABA President

Posing for picture from left to right: Karen Mathis, Yaneris Rosa, and Michael Greco.

From left to right: Evett L. Simmons, Chair, Presidential Advisory Council on Diversity in the Legal Profession, Karen Mathis, ABA President-Elect, Yaneris Rosa, Recipient of the Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Kay Hodge, Stoneman Chandler & Miller LLP.

Conference attendees at Dinner Dance.

Band performing at the Dinner Dance at the Marriott.

From left to right: Carl Cooper, Chief Diversity Officer, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, Phil Shelton, President, Law School Admission Council, Michael Greco, ABA President.

Posing for a picture at the Dinner Dance, Jacob Herring and Kay Hodge.

Conference attendees dancing (working off the dinner) at the Dinner Dance held at the host hotel the Marriott.

Band performing at Dinner Dance at the Marriott.

Band performing at Dinner Dance at the Marriott.
 Sarah Hansen, ABA Meetings and Travel, dancing with Robert Stein, ABA Executive Director

Conference attendees dancing at the Dinner Dance

Ted Shaw, Director, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fun, speaking at the Closing Plenary: Back to Reality.

Anne Yeakel, Executive Director, Texas Bar Foundation, speaking at the Plenary Panel: How to Fund Diversity Pipeline Initiatives.

Stephen Maislin, President & Chief Executive Officer, Greater Houston Community, moderating the Plenary Panel: How to Fund Diversity Pipeline Initiatives.

Sitting from left to right: Speakers, Esther Rodriguez, Education Consultant, Anne Yeakel, Executive Director, Texas Bar Foundation at the Plenary Panel: How to Fund Diversity Pipeline Initiatives.

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