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Breaking Barriers & Beyond: Charting New Frontiers for Women in Leadership

Studio Gather 45 Rockefeller Plaza 27th Floor New York, NY 10020

Thursday, June 6, 2024

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception 
7:30 p.m.

Studio Gather
45 Rockefeller Plaza
27th Floor
New York, NY 10020

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Questions or to register, please contact Maricela Slota.

In a world where women leaders are no longer necessarily a novelty but a driving force, this panel discussion will explore the importance of creating and maintaining a supportive workplace environment. The discussion will focus on the power of authenticity in propelling individuals forward in their careers and discuss strategies for success and retention, including embracing vulnerability and navigating the complexities of managing personal and professional responsibilities.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend, including men.

Presented By

  • Cole Brauer, 1st American Woman to Race Solo Around the World, Ocean Racing
  • Rear Admiral Dawn Cutler, U.S. Navy, Retired, Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  • Lois Durant, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sheppard Mullin
  • Amanda Parsons, Vice President, Field Operations, Lifestyle, Hyatt Hotels

Hosted By

  • Lee Weiss, Special Counsel, NY WLG Leader, Sheppard Mullin
  • Sophia Cahill, Associate, NY WLG Leader, Sheppard Mullin
  • Allison Troianos, Associate, NY WLG Leader, Sheppard Mullin

This event is sponsored by The Sheppard Mullin Women Lawyers Group (“WLG”). The WLG provides our firm’s women attorneys with the resources and opportunities needed to achieve maximum professional potential, taking into account diverse experiences and intersectionality. In particular, the WLG is focused on developing strong professional skills, promoting strategic business development, providing leadership and visibility, and offering mentorship and sponsorship. The WLG serves as a powerful and inclusive network, connecting and supporting women and working collaboratively with all of the firm’s attorneys to promote their collective success. Click here to learn more.



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