2016 PAST PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Successful people share common characteristics that drive them on their road to success, including keeping a positive mindset and being comfortable taking on new challenges. No matter what your General Counsel Institute offers a roadmap for getting to where you want to go.definition of success is, the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Twelfth
In today’s ever changing legal landscape, we invite you to advance your career by securing success through agility and creativity. Gain insight into the hottest topics in the law. Acquire knowledge or enhance your proficiency about the most talked about labor and employment matters. Take a deep dive into today’s regulatory and compliance issues. Tap into technology and embrace the challenges and changes that accompany this ever-evolving area of the law.
At GCI 12, you will be asked to think outside the box and blaze your own trail of success by articulating your own vision, laying your own foundation, and growing both personally and professionally. Through powerful stories, substantive legal workshops, and GCI’s unique open exchange of ideas, GCI 12 will empower you to embrace opportunities with agility and creativity and gain leadership skills and business acumen on your pathway to success.
The Meeting the Challenge program is designed to bring together key leaders and stakeholders to develop and share strategies to make the NAWL Challenge a reality. Issued in February 2016, the NAWL One-Third by 2020 Challenge urges the legal profession to increase the percentage of women attorneys to one-third by 2020 – one-third of general counsels of the Fortune 1000, one-third of law school deans, one-third of entering partner equity classes, one-third of entering law firm lateral classes – and to increase by a third the number of minority attorneys.
Meeting the Challenge is a forum for law firms, corporations, government, nonprofits, and other stakeholders to share best practices, learn from thought leaders, and forge meaningful and lasting connections. Distinguished practitioners, academics, consultants, and leaders will gather for a candid discussion and programming focused on making women’s initiatives effective and impactful. In addition to programming focused on institutional success, there will be programming focused on strategies for women to advance and flourish in their existing environments.
NAWL's 2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Grand Hyatt at Grand Central
New York, NY
Over 800 leading lawyers from across the United States and abroad joined NAWL at our 2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon held at the Grand Hyatt New York on Thursday, July 14. NAWL recognized and honored leading lawyers who have made a significant impact on improving and diversifying the legal profession, as well as NAWL members who, through their time and effort, have made exceptional contributions to fulfilling NAWL's mission.
Succeeding In-House and
Navigating the Path to Equity Partnership
Combined Regional General Counsel Institute and
Pipeline to Equity Partnership Program
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
3434 Peachtree Road
Exclusive to the National Association of Women Lawyers, this dual program brings together in-house and law firm attorneys for a priceless networking and learning experience. In-house attorneys will experience NAWL's Regional General Counsel Institute (RGCI), designed to advance their legal expertise and enhance their C-suite value. Concurrently, law firm attorneys will participate in the Pipeline to Equity Partnership (P2P) program, which offers frank conversation and an exchange of ideas on the challenges women lawyers encounter on their path to equity partnership. This program features topics uniquely important to in-house and law firm attorneys while offering joint programming applicable to all women lawyers. Save the date for this exciting event!
Friday, March 11- Saturday, March 12, 2016
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square
515 Mason Street | San Francisco, CA
The National Association of Women Lawyers invites you to join us for the 2016 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon in San Francisco. This comprehensive program will offer skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers and professional development opportunities. NAWL will also recognize and honor leading lawyers who have made a significant impact on improving and diversifying the legal profession. And, as always, there will be plenty of time for networking built in throughout the event. Join NAWL on the West Coast and get inspired!
NAWL Affinity Group Breakfast
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
8:30 - 10:00 AM
220 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Beveridge & Diamond and NAWL cordially invite you to a breakfast reception and inaugural gathering of the Houston-area NAWL Women in Environmental & Energy Law and Women in LItigation Affinity Groups. Join us, network with other professionals in these fields, and learn more about the groups and how you can participate.
Space is limited. Please respond soon.