Event Calendar

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

(4637) WBA Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women - Advancing Women in Corporate Law Departments Breakfast Panel Discussion

Date(s): May 4, 2011

Time: 7:30 AM  EST - 9:30 AM  EST

Nixon Peabody LLP 401 9th Street, NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20004

Pre-regsitration for this event has closed. On-site registrations will be accepted at the door.

Presented by: WBA Initiative Task Force

Sponsored by: Freddie Mac

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP
401 9th Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004

Metro Stop: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Station

$30 members
$40 non members

Join us as we continue our ground-breaking Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women with a Breakfast Panel focused on women in corporate law departments.  This session will tackle how efforts to improve the advancement of women and minorities have been impacted by the tough economic climate – or by more limited budgets.  The panel will discuss the challenges of keeping diversity goals on track in a lean economy, what strategies have worked, and how programs aimed at improving the advancement of women can actually benefit the bottom line.

Speakers include:
Lisa Ledbetter, VP and Deputy GC of Legislation and Regulatory Affairs, Freddie Mac
Raquel Tamez
, Deputy GC, CSC
Simone Wu
, GC, XO Communications
Moderated by: Karen M. Lockwood, CEO & Founder, The Lockwood Group, LLC

The WBA regularly hosts programs for the education and enjoyment of its members and guests.  The WBA is committed to ensuring that its employees, members and guests are able to conduct their activities free from harassment or intimidation.  The WBA, in its sole discretion, therefore reserves the right to deny access or to remove any attendee.

WLMA's Lessons for Success – A Conversation with DC Area Women Business Leaders

Date(s): May 4, 2011

Time: 6:00 PM  EST - 8:30 PM  EST

Presented by: Women's Leadership & Mentoring Alliance

Date: May, 4, 2011

Time: 6:00 pm Cocktails
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Presentation

Location: Dickstein Shapiro, LLp
1825 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Please join WLMA for an insightful panel discussion on innovative leadership concepts with DC area women luminaries. Hear from a former U.S. Marine, an international and White House correspondent and a former executive leader who served with both Democratic and Republican administrations on how they were able to identify and take advantage of new career opportunities. They will bring their unique experiences and perspectives to the conversation and provide insights on how you can achieve your long-term career goals.

Karen Lockwood, The Lockwood Group

Tammy Duckworth, a former U.S. Marine who serves as Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and author of Venturing Into New Role

Tina Sung, Vice President of Partnership for Public Service

Eileen M. O'Connor, a former journalist turned attorney with McDermott Will Emery

For more information about WLMA, visit our website at www.wlmaconnect.org.

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