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Raising the Bar of Hope: Black Women in Leadership at the City Bar

November 30, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join New York City Bar Association Executive Director Bret Parker as he moderates a panel of distinguished Black women who serve in leadership positions on the City Bar Board of Directors. In this third program in a Presidential Series highlighting issues concerning Black women, we will celebrate the achievements of these impressive legal professionals who are leaders in the profession and at the City Bar. Learn about their professional journeys and why they joined the City Bar; in what ways participation in the City Bar has contributed positively to their professional and personal lives; their path to City Bar leadership; and their hopes for the City Bar as it continues on its path to be a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Bret Parker, Executive Director, New York City Bar Association

Paula Edgar, CEO, PGE Consulting Group LLC
Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division First Department
Lorraine McGowen, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Lesley Campbell, General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Talent Engagement & Office Relations, ICSC

Sponsoring Committees:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Matthew Morningstar and Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs
Minorities in the Profession, Johan Tatoy and Jonathan Waldauer, Co-Chairs
Women in the Legal Profession, Judith Archer, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organization:
New York City Bar Office for Diversity and Inclusion, James A. Lewis, V, Executive Director

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November 30, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm




New York State Bar Association
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