Program Overview

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Women’s Leadership Edge is a membership program to take your organization’s commitment to advancing women to the next level. Members receive practical evidence-based tools not only for women, but also for sponsors, mentors, professional development directors, and organizational leaders to enable your organization to effectively retain, support, and advance women from within.

View a list of current members here.

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Membership Benefits

Benefits include firm/company-wide access to a series of webinars, written materials designed to be used as part of a women’s initiative or sponsorship program, tickets to an invitation-only annual conference where leading scholars discuss the latest research, and member pricing for the Hastings Leadership Academy for Women and other WorkLife Law events. Additionally, Sponsoring Members have exclusive access to host an event at their organization keynoted by Joan C. Williams, who has “something approaching rock star status” according to The New York Times Magazine. Click on the tabs above to learn more about the two available membership options.
The Supporting Membership Benefits include:
  • Yearlong subscription to four (4) webinars exclusively for Leadership Edge members where members will receive valuable tools and strategies for retaining and advancing women.
  • Two tickets to the annual Cutting-Edge Conference. At this invitation-only conference for top-level professionals, leading scholars will discuss the latest research related to women’s advancement. Conference attendees will actively engage with scholars doing path-breaking research and will leave with suggestions and demonstrations about how to structure sessions and programs for women’s initiatives and other groups in their organizations.
  • Member pricing on additional Cutting-Edge Conference tickets and other WorkLife Law events
  • Networking opportunities with other members and leaders in the areas of women’s advancement.
  • A listing of your firm or company with a link to your website displayed on WorkLife Law’s Women’s Leadership Edge web page.
Pricing: $5,000 for Annual Supporting Membership ($2,500 for organizations with 50 or fewer professionals). REGISTER NOW
Sponsoring Members will receive all Supporting Membership Benefits (listed previously), plus:
  • Exclusive events. Professor Joan C. Williams, who has “something approaching rock star status” according to The New York Times Magazine, will come to your organization to keynote an event for any group your organization chooses (e.g., women and their clients, women and their sponsors, women’s or affinity groups, firm leaders, etc.). (While available, up to 10 events per year.) The Center will provide up to 100 copies of Professor Williams’ forthcoming book, What Works For Women At Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (February 2014) (co-written with her daughter Rachel Dempsey).
  • Two additional tickets to the annual Cutting-Edge Conference (four tickets total, with the option to purchase additional tickets at a discounted rate).
  • A guaranteed seat at the Hastings Leadership Academy for Women (which is limited to 25 participants), with the first seat at full price plus a 50% discount for additional seats (up to three).
  • Top listing of your firm or company with a link to your website displayed on WorkLife Law’s Women’s Leadership Edge web page and program materials.
Pricing: $10,000 for Annual Sponsoring Membership. REGISTER NOW
Questions? Contact Jamie Dolkas at dolkasj@uchastings.edu or (415) 581-8826.