THE MARION GRIFFIN

WOMEN’S SYMPOSIUM

OCTOBER 18, 2017 

VANDERBILT STUDENT LIFE CENTER

Women l Lawyers l Equality


Vision and Revision: Equality in the Law


 HISTORY The Marion Griffin Women's Symposium was established by the Lawyers' Association for Women - Marion Griffin Chapter after LAW was awarded cy pres funds designated "for the general benefit of and advancement of women."

 MISSION To advance women within the legal profession and encourage women lawyers to assume social and political leadership roles.

 VISION To promote discourse among women lawyers through speakers of national prominence to achieve equality.

The inaugural Marion Griffin Women's Symposium will establish a unique collaborative forum on justice in the United States and its impact on women in fields ranging from the arts to technology. Participants will enjoy a keynote address from Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, who served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's Issues.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

  11:00 AM Event Registration

  12:00 PM  Lunch
 Keynote Speaker Melanne Verveer; former United States
  Ambassador for Global Women's Issues
  1:30 PM Break
  1:45 PM Breakout Session I
   Attendees choose among available sessions.
  2:30 PM Break and Refreshments
  2:45 PM Breakout Sessions II
   Attendees choose among available sessions.
  3:30 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
 6:00 PM
 Break and Refreshments
 Panel discussion
 Cocktail and Networking Mixer
 Dismiss

Breakout and Panel Discussion Topics

Included with Symposium Admission:

Catered Lunch and Afternoon Refreshments

Cocktail Reception

Up to 3.5 hours of CLE Credit Anticipated

Door Prizes


Cost:      $150 LAW members / $175 Non-members

        $50 Law School Students (lunch not included)

      $250 Founders Circle

A limited number of tickets will be reserved for those demonstrating need for financial assistance.

Here is a complete Symposium Packet to print or share.


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