|Women in International Law: Transforming the Legal Landscape|
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
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A preeminent panel of female leaders will share unique insights, inspiring experiences, new developments, challenges, and opportunities as they discuss their roles in international legal organizations, the judiciary, and private practice in the United States and around the world. The panel will be preceded by a reception at 6:30 pm.
Speakers: DEBORA DE HOYOS, Former Managing Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago; SARAH FRANÇOIS-PONCET, Secretary General / General Counsel, Chanel ( France); LAURA TURQUET, Head of the Data and Research Section of UN Women; Lead author of UN Women's flagship report, Progress of the World's Women; HON . PATRICIA M. WALD, Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY); Former chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Sponsored by: Committee on International Law, Laurence Shore, Chair; Women in the Courts Task Force, Reema S. Abdelhamid, Chair; and Committee on United Nations, Katlyn Thomas, Chair
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)