Spots are going fast for the 10th Annual Hastings Leadership Academy for Women, held in San Francisco July 19-21. The Partner Program is full, but the In-House Program on July 21 is still taking sign-ups. The Leadership Academy is an executive education program for female law firm partners and in-house attorneys who are rising stars in their organizations. It helps cultivate leadership skills and enables participants to leverage their talents and abilities more strategically. Register today!
WorkLife Law is excited to welcome Hilary Rau as our new interim staff attorney. Hilary has extensive experience litigating pregnancy and family responsibilities discrimination cases. Her publications include “The ABCs of State and Federal Leave Laws,” Advocate, April 2013 (with Sarah B. Schehr). Hilary was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2016 and 2017. Hilary received her J.D. from UCLA Law School. Welcome, Hilary!
“Climate Control: Gender and Racial Bias in Engineering?” has been nominated for Best Diversity Paper at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. It is co-authored by WorkLife Law Director Joan C. Williams, Research Director Su Li, and the Society for Women Engineers’ Roberta Rincon and Peter Finn. The report is an important step in recognizing bias for women and people of color in STEM. Congratulations to all co-authors!