Join us for a discussion on the role of women in international law with a diverse panel comprised of accomplished women from the judiciary, private practice, NGOs and multi?national corporations. The speakers will discuss their unique career paths and share insights, inspirations, and experiences.

  • Reception: 6:30pm
  • Panel: 7:00pm – 8:30pm


  • Hon. Delissa A. Ridgway, Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade
  • Viviana Krsticevic, Executive Director, Center for Justice and International Law
  • Louise Firestone, General Counsel, LVMH
  • Jennifer Thornton, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative
  • Melida N. Hodgson, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP


  • Meriam Al-Rashid, Partner, Dentons LLP

Sponsoring Association Committees:

  • International Law Committee, Caline Mouawad, Chair
  • Foreign and Comparative Law Committee, Maria M. Patterson, Chair
  • Women in the Legal Profession Committee, Melissa Colon-Bosolet, Chair

Organizing committee

Ulyana Bardyn, Cynthia Galvez, Gamila Kassem, Suzanne Knijnenburg, Lena Wong
Event is free for students; $10 for NYCBA members; $20 for all others
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  • Event Details
  • Start Date: 14/11/2016 6:30 pm
  • End Date: 14/11/2016 8:30 pm