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The ABA’s First-Ever World Forum for Women in the Law Co-Chaired by Principals Stephanie Scharf and Roberta Liebenberg

The ABA’s First-Ever World Forum for Women in the Law Co-Chaired by Principals Stephanie Scharf and Roberta Liebenberg

January 27-29, 2021

Principals Stephanie Scharf and Bobbi Liebenberg co-chaired a cutting-edge virtual three-day conference sponsored by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession focusing on Women, Power and Disrupting the Status Quo. The Forum brought together over 700 women leaders in the legal profession, representing a global array of international firms, corporations, NGOs and public officials committed to advancing women into leadership roles. The event was highly interactive, including opportunities to learn about strategies and initiatives that have been successful across firms and organizations from around the globe and to engage in dialogue with leaders in the field.

Click here to read excerpts of the interviews with the remarkable women leaders as they discuss women in power, lessons from the pandemic, role models and disrupting the status quo, tackling systemic racism, defining yourself and advice for young lawyers.

Click here to see the program schedule and descriptions and the list of speakers.