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"19%: When Will Women Have The Floor?" (Harvard Women's Law Assoc. Conference)

Please join us for the Seventh Annual Harvard Women’s Law Association Conference, "19:%: When Will Women Have the Floor?,” taking place at Harvard Law School on Friday, February 8th, in Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East. We have gathered women from all over the world, from the first female presidential contender in Afghanistan to the general counsel of the Romney presidential campaign and the president of EMILY’s List, to share their insights and experiences. The conference will consist of four panels, a luncheon, and a keynote address. Register at

Highlights from the conference will include:

A keynote address by Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, an organization that played a key role in ensuring that the number of winning female candidates broke records this election cycle.
Fawzia Koofi, Afghan parliamentarian, women’s rights advocate, and 2014 presidential candidate.
Cathy Allen, President of The Connections Group and a political trainer and consultant who has advised over 500 campaigns, both domestically and abroad.
Susan Markham, Director of Women’s Political Participation at the National Democratic Institute.
Katie Biber Chen, General Counsel of the 2012 Romney presidential campaign.
Karen Dunn, former White House Associate Counsel, debate preparation aid for President Obama, and Communications Director for Senator Hillary Clinton.
Cynthia Bauerly, Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission and former Legislative Director for Senator Schumer of New York.
Bay Buchanan, the first female Treasurer of the United States and conservative political commentator.

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  • Stephanie

    It was so great to meet and see so many of you there, despite the blizzard! Thank you!!

    February 8, 2013

  • Hillary

    Hello all,

    Just an update, I will have to play tomorrow morning by ear. I do not live on the red line, so depending on how the weather looks when I wake up, I will hopefully see you all there.

    Cross your fingers,
    - Hillary

    1 · February 7, 2013

  • Elizabeth

    Hi, all!

    We're so excited to have some of the group join us! Just wanted to let you all know that, as of now, the conference is ON. For updates, you can check out @WLAHarvard on Twitter.

    Also, most of the conference organizers are in this group, so a lot us will already be inside at 8:45, but definitely seek us out when you get inside and we can say hi! I'd love to meet you all.

    February 6, 2013

  • Hillary

    I will only be staying up until lunch, but you are welcome to RSVP to whatever you'd like through here:

    Here is the event's tentative schedule:
    * 8:30-9:15am: Breakfast and Welcome
    * 9:15-10:30am: Models from Abroad: International Pathways to Women’s Political Participation
    *10:35-11:50am: Tips from the Trail: Gender in Political Campaigns
    *12:00-1:00pm: Keynote Address, Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List
    * 1:00-2:15PM: Roundtable Luncheon
    * 2:20-3:35pm: Voter Disenfranchisement: Whose Voices are Represented?
    * 3:40-4:55pm: 2012: The Year of the Woman

    February 6, 2013

  • Hillary

    Hello Everyone!

    Daryl, one of the organizers of New Wave, asked me to host this particular meetup!I'm pretty easy to find, just look for a blonde and pink mohawk :) I know it's rather early, but I would love to meet everyone outside the venue at 8:45 so we can do brief introductions and get pumped for the event itself. See you all soon,
    - Hillary

    1 · February 6, 2013

  • AJ G.

    Looking forward to this!

    1 · February 4, 2013

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