In 2016, Darleene served as a Co-Chairperson for the NDC’s Louisiana Women in Leadership Symposium.
In 2015, Darleene served as the Facilitator for the NDC’s LA Chapter’s first “Best Practices” meeting.
Darleene served as a speaker for the Corporate Counsel Women of Color’s (CCWC) Pipeline Development program. In 2015, she spoke on the topic of “My Life as a Lawyer—Strengthening the Pipeline of Future Lawyers” at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA.
In 2012, Darleene was a speaker at the NDC’s 4th Annual Women’s Conference on the topics of “Managing Career Risk – Time and Sacrifice” and “Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century.”