News & Events

BASF Breakfast for Champions

The Bar Association of San Francisco is holding a Breakfast for Champions. If you are in the Bay Area, please come – and bring your sponsors and protegees.

Professional Development Institute

At this year’s PDI, I will speak on the topic of mentoring for leadership succession. My co-presenters will be Rebecca Normand-Hochman, founder and Director of the Institute of Mentoring, and Kit Chaskin, Global Director of the Women’s Initiative Network at Reed Smith. 

Association of Legal Administrators Conference

I will be presenting two programs at the Association of Legal Administrators 2014 Human Resource Management Conference for Legal Professionals in Las Vegas on November 4. One program is about mentoring for leadership development and succession; the other is about engaging men in advancing women.

PDC Webinar

With my colleague Kenneth Imo, Director of Diversity at WilmerHale, I am conducting a survey on law firm sponsorship programs. Kenneth and I will discuss sponsorship, including our preliminary survey findings, in a webinar for the Professional Development Consortium. 

Santa Clara County Bar Association

The Santa Clara County Bar Association Women Lawyers Section is holding a special Roundtable Discussion entitled “Career Advancement, Work-Life-Balance, and the Realities of Being a Woman Lawyer in the 21st Century.” My book Sponsoring Women is being featured and I will lead a breakout group on the topic of sponsorship. California Women Lawyers, Cooley LLP, and The Club Silicon Valley are co-hosting the event. 

Women Lawyers of Utah

I will be the featured speaker at a conference sponsored by the Women Lawyers of Utah, in Park City, UT, discussing leadership and political savvy. 

Futures Conference

The Futures Conference of the College of Law Practice Management will take place in Boston this year. I will be a break-out group facilitator, and also look forward to both induction of new Fellows and presentation of the InnovAction Awards.

Corporate Counsel Symposium

On October 15, I will moderate a panel on advancing the careers of women lawyers in both private practice and corporate law departments at the Dorsey & Whitney Corporate Counsel Seminar in Minneapolis.

Sponsoring Women: Book Presentation

The New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation has invited me to discuss my book at a breakfast event being held at The Cornell Club in New York City.

Why and How to Find Sponsors for Career Success

I will conduct a program on why and how to find sponsors for the Fellows of the new On-Ramp Fellowship, which provides opportunities in law firms for experienced women lawyers who want to re-enter the profession after taking time out.

Hastings Leadership Academy for Women

The 2014 Hastings Leadership Academy for Women will take place July 23-26 in San Francisco. This unique course is for women law firm partners and experienced in-house counsel. For additional information and to register, click here. 

Sponsoring Women: Luncheon for Champions

The Santa Cruz County Bar Association will host a Luncheon for Champions to honor sponsors and promote sponsorship. The event will take place at the Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz.

OnRamp Fellowship Webinar

I will present a webinar on “Finding Sponsors” for the inaugural Fellows hired through the new OnRamp Fellowship. 

Watermark Webinar on Sponsorship

I will present a webinar for Watermark on July 9, 2014, on “Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know.”

Professional Development Roundtable for Global Law Firms

The next meeting of the Global PD Roundtable will be in Minneapolis on June 23-24. Anyone who is interested in joining the Roundtable and attending the meeting should contact me.

Breakfast for Champions: Seattle

I’ll be in Seattle, where DLA Piper will host a Breakfast for Champions.

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