ABA Midyear Meeting Program, February 6, 2015, Men Joining Women for Change: Harnessing the Power of Inclusivity

Ida Abbott

Ida Abbott

On Friday, February 6, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston Ida Abbott, author of the book, Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know, described practical steps that managers can take to advocate for the advancement and retention of women in the legal profession.

Ida Abbott was joined by a panel including Amy Chronis, Partner, Deloitte & Touche, Mark Coffin, managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw’s Houston office, the Honorable R.K. Sandill of the Harris County District Court in Houston, and Michele Coleman Mayes, chair of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession and Vice President and General Counsel  of the New York Public Library.

Amy Chronis

Amy Chronis

Mark Coffin

Mark Coffin

Michele Coleman Mayes

Michele Coleman Mayes

R.K. Sandill

R.K. Sandill

The program was sponsored by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations and Texas Women Lawyers. To read a brief article about the program, click here.

To download the program materials, click the link below:

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Men Joining Women For Change Panel

Men Joining Women for Change: Harnessing the Power of Inclusivity