The Women Inspiring Women 2016 put on by the MGM Resorts Foundation was a great event with great speakers. Each year, they give back by donating the profit from their annual fall Women’s Leadership Conference to one or more Las Vegas community nonprofit agencies. Talk about corporate social responsibility! Yesterday, they donated $30,000 to Southern Nevada Children First, “a non profit organization created to mentor, educate and support homeless, pregnant and parenting youth and young adults while providing support services to their children.” (source)
Lawyers have an important role to play in corporate social responsibility. On the far left of this picture is Phyllis James, the Executive Vice President, Special Counsel-Litgation, and Chief Diversity Officer of MGM Resorts International. (source) I believe that her leadership has played a significant role in MGM Resorts extraordinary community engagement and achievements in the areas of diversity and inclusion.