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March 20, 2023

ABA Commission on Women in the Profession hosts webinar with top women bar leaders

CHICAGO, March 20, 2023 — Women are leading the majority of national bar associations across the United States this year, and in celebration of Women’s History Month the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession will host a Zoom webinar about the advancement, challenges and power of women in bar leadership on Friday, March 24.

“Celebrating Women’s Leadership” webinar Sponsored by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

12:30-2 p.m. CDT Friday, March 24

Online, click here to register

Featuring comments from ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross, the discussion will be moderated by Judge Maureen Mulligan, chair of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, and will include these panelists:

  • Lonita Baker, president of the National Bar Association
  • Hon. Toni Clarke (Ret.), president of the National Association of Women Judges
  • Lousene Hoppe, president of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association
  • Sandra Leung, president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Makalika Naholowa’a, president-elect of the National Native American Bar Association
  • Tara Raghavan, president of the South Asian Bar Association

These bar leaders also will share lessons learned as they carved their paths to the top of the profession. Please contact Jennifer Kildee at [email protected] if you have questions.

This program is co-sponsored by the following ABA entities: Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Coalition on Racial & Ethnic Justice, Council for Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, ABA Judicial Division and the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice.

The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.