National Fellows Virtual Event
This event is free to registerees.
10:00am PT / 11:00am MT / 12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET
Featured Keynote: “Bridging the Gap: Race and Gender in the American Legal Profession” with:
- Brooksley Born – Chair, ABA Senior Lawyers Division Women Trailblazers Project Committee
- Meera Deo – 2020-21 ABF William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law; Director of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE), Indiana University
- Destiny Peery – Principal Consultant, The Red Bee Group LLC
In the American legal profession, women in general and women of color have historically been underrepresented in the growing ranks of leaders. From equity partnerships to the legal academy, this disproportion results in race and gender barriers, biases, and additional challenges. Moreover, the women who break through to leadership positions face expectations and experiences that differ significantly from their male counterparts. Join the American Bar Foundation for a panel discussion about the personal and professional experiences of women and women of color in the profession.