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UCLA women in law summit brings California Chief Justice, others to campus

Inaugural conference explores professional opportunities for women in law


The inaugural UCLA Women in Law Leadership Summit will bring together UCLA School of Law’s community of alumnae and students to share insights on advancing the profession, promoting equity and achieving excellence. The day-long event will feature speakers and smaller roundtable discussions on topics ranging from leadership styles to rainmaking to career pathways. Among those scheduled to speak are judges, lawyers from top corporations and non-profit agencies, partners at major U.S. law firms and more.


California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye
Alexis Herman, former U.S. labor secretary
Sallie Krawcheck, owner, Ellevate Network, former president of the Global Wealth and Investment Management division for Bank of America
Nori Gerardo Lietz, a 1982 UCLA Law graduate and currently a lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools
Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, professor of cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Overall there will be more than 40 women lawyers in businesses, law firms and on the bench.


8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3


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Limited parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on Charles E. Young Drive East and in Lot 3.

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