December Program

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Theme: Diversity

When: December 19th, 3 PM - 7 PM EST



3:00 - 3:05 PM EST: Opening with Sir Volt


3:05 - 4:20 PM EST: Class 1

"Diversifying Your Brand"

This class will explore how a leader can determine how to diversify your organization or event without diluting its mission or becoming extinct. What needs are to be considered, what communities need to be addressed and how do you determine a plan of action will be explored.

Presented by Mufasa Ali

Mufasa Ali has been a dedicated member of the leather community for more than 25 years! He is the founder of the Men of ONYX, ONYX National Council Chairman, Patriarch of Mufasa's Pride, Leather History Preservation Foundation founding Board Member, Mr World Leather 2006/2007 and the ONYX Leatherman 1997. Mufasa has received many awards including the Pantheon of Leather Marcus Hernandez Life Achievement Award, the Chuck Windemuth Mentorship Award at Mr. Chicago Leather Weekend, the Vi Johnson Community Leadership Award and the BlackBeat Leadership Award. He is the founder of the People of Color Caucus at IML & BlackBeat, the Leatherman and LeatherWoman of Color titles and a nationally known leather community speaker and educator/presenter on such topics as People of Color in Leather, Impact play, Leather Family, Leather Protocol, Spirituality & BDSM, Community Leadership and Diversity. Mufasa is a Husband, Daddy, Dad, Papa, Sir, Son and Brother to his leather family and honors them as his village of support.


4:30 - 5:45 PM EST: Class 2

"Leadership Panel on Diversity"

Moderated by Master Triskelan

Panelists TBA


5:45 - 6:00 PM EST: Break


6:10 - 7:00 PM EST: Afterglow Discussion with Presenters and Master Triskelan