Friday, September 27, 2013

My Brilliant But Unusual Career (Part I)

Brande Stellings ’93, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, Catalyst

Carolyn Edgar ’93, Vice President and Legal Counsel, The Estée Lauder Companies
Susan Estrich ’77, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Professor of Law at the University of Southern California
Sarah Hurwitz ’04, Speechwriter
Lucy Koh ’93, U.S. District Court Judge
Jamienne S. Studley ’75, Deputy Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Silda Wall Spitzer ’84, Principal, NewWorld Capital Group, LLC, Co-Founder and Publisher, New York States of Mind LLC

Returning to the Workforce: A Panel Highlighting Successful Re-Entry Experiences

Carolyn Stafford Stein ’85, Assistant Director for Alumni Advising, Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Law School

Jenny Brody ’81, Co-Executive Director, the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
Carol Crossdale ’95, Director, The PeterSan Group, Inc.
Dorothy D. DeWitt, Esq. ’94, Recent Reentrant
Carol Fishman Cohen, Co-founder, iRelaunch, Co-author, Back on the Career Track
Lily Vakili ’92, Senior Counsel, Faber Daeufer Itrato & Cabot

Women in the Judiciary

Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.), Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School

Honorable Cynthia Aaron ’84, Associate Justice, California Court of Appeals
Honorable Christine M. Arguello ’80, USDC Colorado
Honorable Fernande “Nan” Duffly ’78, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Honorable Karen Nelson Moore ’73, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Honorable Patti Saris ’76, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Honorable Wilhelmina M. Wright ’89, Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court

Being Your Own Boss: Women as Entrepreneurs Outside the Practice of Law

Hanna Stotland ’02, Educational Consultant

Valerie Beck ’96, Founder and CEO, Chicago Chocolate Tours, Philadelphia Chocolate Tours, Boston Chocolate Walking Tours
Tara Uzra Dawood ’00, President, Dawood Global Foundation & LADIESFUND
Andrea Guendelman LL.M. ’98, Founder, NorthSur; Co-creator of Common Pitch Chile and Startup Phenomenon: Women
Dianne Rosky ’94, Principal, Rosky Legal Education LLC
Lilian Stern ’83, Principal, Stern Investor Relations, Inc

The Diversity Among Us

Sandra Yamate ’84, Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession

Stephanie Bell-Rose ’84, Senior Managing Director and Head of the TIAA-CREF Institute
Michelle Benecke ’92, Public Interest Entrepreneur
Tracy Richelle High ’99, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Leticia Saucedo ’96, Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Legal Education, UC Davis School of Law
Patricia J. Williams ’75, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School
Liza Velazquez ’96, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Legal Academia and the Future of Legal Education

Laura Rosenbury ’97, Professor, Washington University in St. Louis; Sullivan & Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School (2012-2013)

Mary Anne Case ’85, Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
Lisa Fairfax ’95, Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
Susan Farbstein ’04, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School
Margaux Hall ’08, Center for Reproductive Rights Academic Fellow, Columbia Law School
Angela Riley ’98, Professor of Law and Director of the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, UCLA School of Law
Joan C. Williams ’80, Distinguished Professor of Law and Hastings Foundation Chair, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Leading with Purpose

Brande Stellings ’93, C60 Programming Co-Chair; Vice President, Corporate Board Services, Catalyst

Robin J. Ely, Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean for Culture and Community at Harvard Business School

National Security, Counterrorism and the Rule of Law

Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor

Gabriela Blum LL.M. ’01, S.J.D. ’03, Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, Harvard Law School
Jamie Gorelick ’75, Partner, WilmerHale; Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States; Member, Department of Defense Policy Board
Honorable Jane Harman ’69, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center
Juliette Kayyem ’95, Columnist for The Boston Globe and Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Naz Modirzadeh ’02, Senior Fellow at the HLS-Brookings Project on Law and Security
Carol Rose ’96, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts

Women on Corporate Boards: Getting on a Corporate Board and Being Effective There

Hillary A. Sale ’93, DirectWomen Advisory Board Member; Co-Chair, DirectWomen Board Institute; Walter D. Coles Professor of Law and Management, Washington University in St. Louis

Martina Barcaroli Bruley des Varannes LL.M. ’99, Partner, Vovan & Associés, Law Firm (Paris, France)
Robert C. Clark ’72, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Austin Wakeman Scott Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
Julie Cohen Norris ’93, Senior Client Partner, Board & CEO Services, Korn Ferry International
Christine J. Spadafor ’87, President and Chief Executive Officer SpadaforClay Group, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children
Laura Stein ’87, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, The Clorox Company; Board Member of Franklin Resources, Inc
Alice Young ’74, Special Counsel and Asia Practice Chair, Kaye Scholer LLP and Independent Non-Executive Director AXIS Capital Holdings and Mizuho Trust and Banking (USA)

Women Transforming Our Communities and the World through Innovation

Lesley Rosenthal ’89, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Deborah K. Holmes ’88, Americas Director, Corporate Responsibility, Ernst & Young
Raye Mitchell ’94, Founder and CEO, G.U.R.L.S. Lead Global Leadership Program
Rebecca Onie ’03, Co-founder and CEO, Health Leads
Kim Robinson ’93, CEO, Renaissance Strategic Solutions

Empowering Women of the World: Human Rights and Women’s Rights

Marissa Wesely ’79/’80, Board and Executive Committee Member, Global Fund for Women; Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Janet Benshoof ’72, President and Founder of the Global Justice Center
Cassandra Butts ’91, Senior Advisor, Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Rangita de Silva de Alwis S.J.D. ’97, Director of the Women in Public Service Project, and Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Yasmeen Hassan ’94, Global Director, Equality Now
Binaifer Nowrojee LL.M. ’93, Executive Director, Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa

The In-House World: Transforming Companies and Beyond

Molly Burke ’82, Former General Counsel, GE Energy Services

Sarah Eaton Stuart ’91, Associate General Counsel, Reebok International Ltd.
Tina Perry ’99, Senior Vice President, Head of Business and Legal Affairs for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Kim Rivera ’94, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, DaVita Inc.
Yan Wang ’87, Chief Legal Counsel, McDonald’s APMEA Operations

Celebration 60 Luncheon: Welcome Remarks and Portrait Unveiling

Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor
Charlotte P. Armstrong ’53, Senior Managing Director, Brock Capital Group LLC

After the JD: Preliminary Results from the Harvard Law Career Study

Charlotte P. Armstrong ’53, Senior Managing Director, Brock Capital Group LLC

Keynote Speaker:
David Wilkins ’80, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Director of the Program on the Legal Profession and Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession

Breaking Glass Ceilings in the Securities Law Field

Linda Chatman Thomsen ’79, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Joy A. Kruse ’84, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Felicia Kung ’87, Chief of the Office of Rulemaking, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
Elaine Mandelbaum ’83, General Counsel of Regulatory Enforcement, Citigroup Institutional Clients Group
Elisse Walter ’74, Commissioner and former Chair, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Forming Alliances: Enhancing Women’s Power

Stacey Austin ’04, Partner, Wang Kobayashi Austin, LLC

Maura Barry Grinalds ’91, Litigation Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Sharon Jones ’82, President/Co-Founder at The FundWell
Lori E. Lesser ’93, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Patricia Lopez Aufranc LL.M. ’85, Partner, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
Anne Weisberg ’85, Senior Vice President, Families and Work Institute

International Women of Action

Claudia T. Salomon ’94, Partner and Co-Chair, International Arbitration

Anne Tierney Goldstein ’82, Human Rights Education Director of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)
Chantal E. Kordula ’97, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Jennifer Lin LL.M. ’82, Managing Partner, Tsar & Tsai Law Firm
Zia Mody LL.M. ’79, Founder and Senior Partner of AZB & Partners

On the Front Lines of Law Reform

Suzanne Goldberg ’90, Professor and Director, Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School

Amanda Goad ’05, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union LGBT & AIDS Project
Linda D. Kilb ’88, Director, California Legal Services Trust Fund Support Center Program, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)
Lenora Lapidus ’90, Director, Women’s Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union
Nancy A. Ramirez ’90, Western Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Camille D. Holmes ’93, Director of Leadership and Racial Equity, National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Achieving BigLaw Success without Compromising Authenticity

Vernā Myers ’85, Principal, Vernā Myers Consulting Group, LLC

Dale Cendali ’84, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Catherine J. Dargan ’94, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Jaclyn Liu ’98, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Deborah L. Paul ’89, Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
Cristina Espinosa Rodriguez ’95, Partner, Baker Botts LLP