Visible Invisibility: Breaking Down Barriers to Women's Leadership

Visible Invisibility: Breaking Down Barriers to Women's Leadership

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February 3, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Oak Alley Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton New Orleans

The Commission on Women in the Profession recently analyzed the results of its survey of diversity dynamics in Fortune 500 corporate legal departments. The results of this survey will be previewed, focusing on the experiences of women attorneys, particularly women of color as they go through the four major aspects of an attorney's career: recruitment, hiring, retention, and advancement. A panel discussion featuring prominent women corporate counsel will follow.

Panelists:

  • Dominique Bright-Wheeler, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Capital One, N.A.
  • Michele Coleman Mayes, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Allstate Insurance Company
  • Isabella Fu, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
  • Denise Keane, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Altria Group Inc.
  • Gloria Santona, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, McDonald's Corporation


Moderators:

  • Ruthe Catolico Ashley, President, Diversity Matters
  • Lorelie Masters, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP

 

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