Wbasny Chapters

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day

March 11, 2019 • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A Student-Moderated Program followed by a Reception

Welcome
Mimi Tsankov, Adjunct Professor
Chair, National Association of Immigration Judges, Gender and Equality Committee

Women in the Federal Bar
Maria Vathis, National President, Federal Bar Association

Women in the Judiciary: A U.S. Perspective
Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy, Immediate Past National President, National Association of Women Judges

Women in the Judiciary: An International Perspective
Hon. Lisette Shirdan-Harris, International Director, National Association of Women Judges

Women in the Judiciary: A U.S. Perspective
Hon. Cenceria Edwards, Director District Two, National Association of Women Judges

Women Lawyers Leading in International Law – Women’s Issues in Immigration Asylum Proceedings
Margaret Taylor, Co-Chair, American Bar Association,
International Law Section, Immigration and Naturalization Committee (Awaiting Confirmation)

United Nations Women and Investigation of Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Emily Kenny, UN Women

Women’s Access to Justice in the Judicial System – A Family Law Perspective
Professor Clare Huntington

Discussion
Questions and Answers

Sponsors:
Fordham Law School
Federal Bar Association, Southern District of New York Chapter
Federal Bar Association, Judicial Division
Federal Bar Association, International Law Section
Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
Fordham Law School, 150 W 62nd Street, New York

RSVP: Mimi.Tsankov@gmail.com