The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

2013 Women’s Power Summit Chair, Michele Coleman Mayes gives opening remarks.

Welcome / Summit Kickoff

2013 Women’s Power Summit Chair Michele Coleman Mayes delivers opening remarks.

Kay Bailey Hutchison speaking at a podium

Trailblazer Breakfast

Kay Bailey Hutchison, United States Senator (Ret.), shares experiences from her tenure in the United States Senate.

Former CEOs sitting on stage

A Conversation in the C-Suite

General counsel and members of their Boards of Directors discuss their experiences in the C-Suite.

Stasia D. Kelly interviews The Honorable Carolyn Dineen King during the Leadership Luncheon.

Leadership Luncheon

Anastasia D. Kelly, Co-Managing Partner (Americas), DLA Piper, interviews the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, during the Leadership Luncheon.

Mahzarin R. Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology, Harvard University details the research behind her new book, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People and demonstrates how subtle biases influence interactions with attorneys and judges, efforts to persuade juries, and perceptions of clients and witnesses.

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

Mahzarin R. Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology, Harvard University, details the research behind her new book, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, and demonstrates how subtle biases influence interactions with attorneys and judges, efforts to persuade juries, and perceptions of clients and witnesses.

Nancy Gertner, Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Ret.) addresses the audience at the Legacy Dinner.

Legacy Dinner

Nancy Gertner, Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Ret.), addresses the audience at the Bauer House.

On April 10–12, 2013, the Center for Women in Law convened leaders in law in Austin, Texas for the 2013 Women’s Power Summit on Law and Leadership. The Power Summit, held every two years, is one of the most significant gatherings of women attorneys in the country.  Law school deans, general counsel, federal and state judges, members of law firm management, government officials, state bar presidents, and other prominent women lawyers attended the 2013 Women’s Power Summit, marking the third time leaders gathered in Austin to address issues of vital importance to women lawyers.  Read more about the 2013 Women’s Power Summit.

View photos from the 2013 Women’s Power Summit.

Read about the 2011 Women’s Power Summit and the 2009 Women’s Power Summit.

 

 

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