World Forum for Women in the Law: Women, Power, and Disrupting the Status Quo

01/27/2021 8:00 AM | Anonymous

The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is proud to host the first-ever virtual World Forum for Women in the Law, from January 27th through 29th, 2021. The theme for this conference is Women, Power, and Disrupting the Status Quo.  Learn from women leaders of the legal profession around the world, from a variety of practice types, and step into your own power as a woman in the law.  The ABA is seeking CLE credit for the World Forum.

Visit our website <"www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mtg/web/406298302.html"> for program and registration information.

View the schedule and program descriptions here <"www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/women/cw-worldforum-virtualbrochure-final.pdf">.

 

Speakers include:

Christina Blacklaws, Immediate Past President, Law Society of England and Wales

Vivia Chen, Chief Blogger, Senior Columnist, the Careerist; the American Lawyer

Connie Collingsworth, Chief Operating Officer, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, Head, Atkin Chambers, London

Paula Davis-Laack, Founder and CEO, Stress and Resilience Institute

Patricia Diaz Dennis, Board Member, US Steel; Entravision Communications; Amalgamated Bank

JoAnne Epps, Executive VP and Provost, Temple University

Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO, National Women's Law Center

Deborah Epstein Henry, Consultant, Speaker, Author

Dr. Milana Hogan, Chief Talent and Legal Officer, Sullivan and Cromwell LLP

Valerie Jarrett, Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama; Distinguished Senior Fellow, the University of Chicago, the Law School

Stasia Kelly, Executive Director of Client Relations, DLA Piper

Eileen Letts, Partner, Zuber Lawler

Charisse Lillie, CEO, CRL Consulting, LLC

Lelia Mooney, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement for the Rule of Law in the Americas; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law

Meredith Mandell, Associate, Quinn Emanuel

Michele Coleman Mayes, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, New York Public Library

Hon. Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Nancy Northup, President and CEO, Center for Reproductive Rights

Dr. Destiny Peery, Principal, the Red Bee Group

Ingrid Pierce, Global Managing Partner, Walkers

Hillary Sale, Professor, Georgetown University School of Law

Helena Samaha, President and CEO, Lex Mundi

Tshepo Shabangu, Immediate Past Chair, Partner, Spoor and Fisher

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Co-Managing Partner, Director of Dispute Resolution, Tilleke and Gibbons

Joyce White Vance, Former US Attorney and Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Practice of Law, University of Alabama, School of Law

 


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