Past Events

June 30, 2021

Bridging the Career Gap: Successfully Reentering the Legal Workforce (presented in partnership with MAMAs Austin)

Mark your calendars for June 30th for our latest Perspectives series panel discussion addressing how women can rejoin the workforce after an extended “gap” in their professional timeline. This virtual event, presented in partnership with Mother Attorney Mentoring Association (MAMAs) of Austin, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 30, from 12:00 – 1:15 CT. This event is free and open to the public.

June 16, 2021

A Discussion with Eve Rodsky, the Author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)

Summer is right around the corner and the Center of Women in Law is pleased to present our next virtual discussion in the Ex Libris series. On June 16, 2021 we will talk with Eve Rodsky, author of the book Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live).

April 23, 2021

2021 Biennial Award Luncheon: Women at the Forefront of Change – A Virtual Event

The Center’s Biennial Award Luncheon was held on April 23, 2021 featuring keynote speaker Emmy-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, and Patricia Diaz Dennis, recipient of the 2020 Hortense Ward Courageous Leader Award.

March 17–31, 2021

Powerful in 2021

The Center for Women in Law is excited to partner with Take The Lead to provide an impactful live virtual workshop for women lawyers. It is aimed at women five to ten years out of law school. Please join us for Powerful in 2021: Competence, Confidence and Intention for Women in Law.

February 2, 2021

Justice Ginsburg’s Impact on Gender Parity in the Practice of Law

The Center hosted a virtual panel discussion on the legacy of Justice Ginsburg on February 2 at 12:00 CT. A panel of Justice Ginsburg’s clerks shared stories of her impact on their personal lives and the lasting impact of her jurisprudence.

October 22, 2020

Susan L. Blount Power Lunch Series Lecture, A Conversation with Mary Jo White: Counselor to Boards of Directors, former Chair of the SEC and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

The Susan L. Blount Power Lunch Series spotlights remarkable lawyers from diverse backgrounds and careers to share their experiences with students and Center guests.  To launch this year’s event series, The Center for Women in Law presents, A Conversation with Mary Jo White; Litigation Partner at Debevoise, Counselor to Boards of Directors, former Chair of the SEC and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

October 5, 2020

A Discussion with the Authors of Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court

As the Court kicks off its new term on October 5th, we’ll explore the inspirational and previously untold history of the nine women considered–but not selected–for the United States Supreme Court. Authors Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson will share insights from their fascinating research. This event is free and open to the public.

September 16, 2020

Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice: Perspectives on Law Enforcement Reform

Mark your calendars for 12 pm CT, Wednesday, September 16th. Join us for Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice, a discussion that will feature Vera Bumpers, Chief of the Houston Metro Police; Danielle Outlaw, Chief of the Philadelphia Police Department, and UT Law Professor Jennifer Laurin. This event is free and open to the public.

June 3, 2020

Webinar: Building a Better Legal Profession-Diversity, Inclusion, Technology, and the Teams of Tomorrow

The Center for Women in Law and Take The Lead invite you to a thought-provoking panel discussion on June 3, 2020 at 2 PM ET/1PM CT.