International Women's Day on March 8, 2013

03/08/2013 10:00 AM | Anonymous

For those around the world unable to attend this event in Chicago in person, you may view the program via video webcast. Please register at http://bit.ly/13pC0tG and check yes for the video webcast. Once the webcast details are finalized, you will be sent an e-mail containing the link and instructions for viewing.

DATE: March 8, 2013
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (lunch will be served at no cost)
LOCATION: Baker & McKenzie; 300 East Randolph; Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Speaker: Laurel Bellows, ABA President

In collaboration with the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women and the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, please join the Women's Affinity Group of Baker & McKenzie to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, 2013 in Baker & McKenzie's Chicago office to mark the economic, political, and social achievements of women.

Organizations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations, and the media celebrate the day. We celebrate the achievements of women while remaining vigilant and tenacious for further sustainable change. There is global momentum for championing women's equality, and this program celebrates that progress.

ABA President Laurel Bellows will speak on two principal issues: equal pay and domestic violence. Throughout the program we will also have an international dialogue, hearing from women around the world talking briefly about their experiences as women in their own countries, some of the struggles they believe women face where they are from, and what is being done to improve the standing of women.

Register at http://bit.ly/13pC0tG

Chicago attendees, please register by Wednesday, March 6th in order to submit your name to the security desk and for catering purposes.

Questions? Contact Dana Houpy at 312-861-8291 or dana.houpy@bakermckenzie.com

Download the brochure at http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/events/women/intl_womens_day2013.pdf

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