Birnbaum Women's Leadership Network

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Recorded in November 2017 - Carol Robles-Román ’89 is the new co-president and CEO of the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality. She leads national efforts to advocate, educate and organize to ensure constitutional equality in the United Stat
Recorded in October 2017 - Robin Steinberg ’82 is a leader and a pioneer in the field of indigent defense. She is the CEO of The Bail Project, a national organization modeled after The Bronx Freedom Fund, which she co-founded with David Feige i
Recorded in November 2017 - Mitra Hormozi ’95 is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Revlon. She is responsible for overseeing Revlon’s legal affairs worldwide, including the Board of Directors, corporate governance, intellectual pr
Recorded in November 2017 - Alma Asay ’05 is the Chief Innovation Officer, Legal Solutions, at Integreon Discovery Solutions, a leading global provider of alternative legal services, where she focuses on opportunities to improve legal services
Recorded in December 2017 - Faiza Patel ’91 serves as co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. Patel is an expert on national security and surveillance laws and policies, who focuses on how the
Recorded in December 2017 - Marilyn Sobel ’78 is currently Of Counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where she previously served as partner. She specialized in mergers and acquisitions, advising multinational corporations and
Recorded in September 2017 - Linda M. Gadsby ’92 is vice president and deputy general counsel at Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, and a leading developer of educational technology. For more than 20
Recorded in May 2017 - Florence Davis ’79 has served as President and a member of the Board of Directors of The Starr Foundation since March 1999. A graduate of Wellesley College (highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa) and New York University School o
Recorded in December 2016 - Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan ’79 is a sitting judge on the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Department. She is the first woman of Asian descent to be appointed to an appellate panel in New York State. Bef
Recorded in November 2017 - Lisa Marie Boykin ’95 is Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs/Television Group at Annapurna Pictures. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Boykin grew up in Sumter, SC, where she attended Sumter High School. She hold
Recorded in February 2017 - Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin ’52 is senior counsel in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group in the New York office. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Justice Weinberg Ellerin served more than 20 years as an Appel
Recorded in May 2017 - Hon. Betty Staton ’79 attended NYU School of Law on a full scholarship. After graduation, Staton worked at Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services (BSCLS) for eight years, during which she served as the deputy directo
Recorded in September 2017 - Capt. Brenda Berkman ’78 retired as a Captain in the New York City Fire Department after serving the City for 25 years. She was assigned to firehouses in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Capt. Berkman began her career in th
Recorded in January 2017 - Maureen Brundage ’81 is the former executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary, and chief ethics officer of The Chubb Corporation, where she worked for over ten years. Before joining Chubb as genera
Recorded in May 2017 - Hon. Lorna G. Schofield ’81 is a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. She was nominated in 2012 by President Obama and confirmed by a unanimous vote of the US Senate. For 20 years previously
Recorded in April 2017 - Melissa Tidwell ’03 is Vice President and General Counsel at Reddit, advising on a wide range of legal and business matters and managing the company’s Legal, Policy, and Communications groups. Previously, Tidwell was Se
Recorded in April 2017 - Sloan Lindemann Barnett ’93 is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Green Goes with Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet. Lindemann Barnett has been a television and print journ
Recorded in March 2017 - Claudia Carvajal Lopez ’18 is a third-year law student at NYU School of Law. She is an AnBryce scholar and is on the Law Review, and she previously served as executive co-chair of the Latino Law Students Association (La
Recorded in March 2017 - Carol Bellamy ’68 is the chair of the Governing Board of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund. Bellamy was previously president of the New York City Council, a member of the New York State Senate, executi
Recorded in February 2017 - Maggie Drucker ’90 serves as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Grubhub Inc., which is a NYSE-listed company and is the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company dedicated to conne
Recorded in April 2017 - Leslie Spencer ’98 is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property group, and co-chair of the firm's diversity committee. She advises clients on matters involving computer software, electronics, financial technolog
Recorded in December 2016 - Rachel Robbins ’76 currently serves as senior independent non-executive director at Atlas Mara, a London Stock Exchange listed company focused on building the premier financial services group in in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Recorded in June 2017 - Sheila Birnbaum ’65 is currently a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, where she practices primarily int he areas of products liability, toxic torts, and insurance coverage litigation and is co-chair of the fir
Recorded in March 2017 - Vijaya Gadde ’00 is Twitter’s General Counsel, leading the company’s legal, trust and safety, and public policy teams. She previously served as a Legal Director at Twitter, where she managed the international and corpor
Recorded in April 2017 - Deb Ellis ’82 is director of operations at NJ LEEP, a college bound program in Newark, NJ. Previously, Ellis has served as the executive director of the NJ Coalition to End Homelessness, assistant dean for Public Servic
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