Center for Women in Law

Convening leaders, generating ideas, leading change.


The 2013 Women’s Power Summit on Law & Leadership
has been approved for the following CLE credits:
Texas: 6.25 (3.50 ethics)
Additional states pending.

Wednesday, April 10

4:30     Registration and Opening Reception Celebrating the
              First African American Woman Elected President
              of the State Bar of Texas | The Four Seasons

Sponsor: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Special Guest: Lisa Tatum, President-Elect, The State Bar of Texas

5:30     Welcome – Summit Kickoff

Speaker:  Michele Coleman Mayes, Summit Chair and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, The New York Public Library

Background and Introduction of Coach Cheryl Reeve:  Linda Bray Chanow, Executive Director, Center for Women in Law

5:50     Title IX and the Many Ways it Impacts My Life

Speaker:  Cheryl ReeveHead Coach, Minnesota Lynx

 6:10     Women in the Workforce Today

Nationally-renowned panelists will examine the state of women in the workforce today, including current statistics, new initiatives, and what it will take to create a level playing field in which women will exercise true power, influence, and leadership commensurate with their numbers.

Moderator: Cary C. Franklin, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas School of Law


Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President, National Women’s Law Center

Arcelia Hurtado, Deputy Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

Jenny Rivera, Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals and Founder and Director, Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality

Marie C. Wilson, Founder and President Emeritus, The White House Project and President Emeritus, Ms. Foundation for Women

 7:30     Dinner on the Lawn | The Four Seasons


Thursday, April 11

Friday, April 12