The Center 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. It combines theory with practice, identifying and addressing the persistent issues facing individual women and the profession as a whole. The Center serves as a national resource to convene leaders, generate ideas, and lead change.
Under the leadership of Executive Director Linda Bray Chanow, the Center advocates for significant and lasting changes in the law and the practice of law by:
The Center is conceived by women, founded by women, and funded by women. Its strategy and vision are directed by women. Initially the idea of seven women, the Center now proudly has fifty Founding Members.
Thanks to the generous support of the Founding Members, we have been able to launch programs that we know are making an impact. Video: Five Years of Advancing Women Lawyers
Your financial support will help us pay for the programs that we must expand to realize our mission. Make a gift to the Center.