The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

April 19, 2013

Executive Director Linda Chanow to receive 2013 Advancement of Women Award

Center for Women in Law Executive Director Linda Chanow will receive the 2013 Advancement of Women Award by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association and the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation at the 2013 Annual Grants and Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. The Advancement of Women Award honors women who have demonstrated excellence in their work and set a positive example for women in law.

Linda has served as the Executive Director for The Center for Women in Law since 2009. The Center for Women in Law is the premier educational institution devoted to the success of the entire spectrum of women in law, from first-year law students to the most experienced and accomplished attorneys.

Linda currently co-chairs the American Bar Association’s Toolkit for Gender Equity in Partner Compensation, an initiative of the ABA Gender Equity Presidential Task Force. A frequent author and speaker, she has worked to advance women lawyers and promote greater workplace flexibility in law firms since 1997. Prior to joining the Center for Women in Law, Linda was the Assistant Director of the Project for Attorney Retention, an initiative of The Center for WorkLife Law of the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

The Center for Women in Law congratulates Linda Chanow on this well-deserved honor.