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    Jenny A. Waters is the Executive Director of the National Association of Women Lawyers. As such, she manages the strategic direction and operations of the organization, including finance and sponsorship, brand management, membership and volunteer engagement, the HR and risk management functions, and the development and implementation of the strategic plan. Ms. Waters is a frequent speaker on diversity issues and served as an advisor to the 2016 DiversityLab Women in Law Hackathon. She is also a member of the ABA House of Delegates. Before joining NAWL, Ms. Waters was a partner at a Chambers-ranked commercial litigation boutique in Chicago. She litigated matters on behalf of multi-national Fortune 500 companies, closely held corporations, and executives operating in a broad spectrum of industries. Ms. Waters was named one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” from 2008-2014. She also served on the Executive Committee and as chair of various committees of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and received its 2014 Leadership Award. Ms. Waters received her J.D. from Northwestern University and her A.B. from Princeton University. Ms. Waters can be reached at 312.988.6196 or

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    Caitlin Kepple 
    is the Marketing & Development Director at the National Association of Women Lawyers. In this role, she is chiefly responsible for recruiting and retaining sponsors, and cultivating those relationships, both on an annual and individual program basis. Additionally, Ms. Kepple manages NAWL's public relations presence and works directly with the media on requests to position NAWL as a thought leader. Ms. Kepple received her B.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago. She can be reached at 312.988.5861 or


    Nor Attisha is the administrative coordinator at the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is responsible for the overall logistics of NAWL. She received her B.A in Political Science from the University of Michigan and her M.A in International Management from Colorado State University. Prior to joining NAWL, Ms. Attisha worked as a legal assistant at Geico Staff Counsel where she gained in-house experience. Ms. Attisha is a cat-lover and enjoys playing and watching soccer. She can be reached at 312.932.6450 or

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