In Celebration of International Women's Day

The Harvard Law School Associations of Northern California, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, and the Harvard Law School Women's Alliance-Los Angeles present:

Inside the Boardroom: Senior Women Executives Share a View from the Top and Their Pathways to Diversifying Corporate America

Date: Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 12-1:15 p.m. PT
Place: Via Zoom

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Continuing Legal Education Written Materials

Confirmed Speakers:

Speaker Bios

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (Ret.), the legislator who sponsored the CA bill (SB826) mandating gender diversity for the boards of large publicly-traded companies in California by 2019, and other groundbreaking legislation, such as 2015's Fair Pay Act
HP, Inc. Special Adviser Kim Rivera
The Aerospace Corporation, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary Malissia R. Clinton
Snap, Inc. Global Head, Integrity & Compliance Nicole Diaz
Independent Board Member of public and private boards, Mutual Fund Trustee, and ESC (Sustainability) Authority D'Anne Hurd 
Netflix, Inc., Vice President, Inclusion & Strategy Vernā Myers 
Ernst & Young, West Region Leader - Center for Board Matters Robyn Bew
Heidrick & Struggles Vice Chairman, Board and CEO Practice Lee Hanson


Join Harvard Law School Women's Alliance-Los Angeles, and the HLSA Chapters of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and Northern California as we welcome several accomplished women leaders in executive roles, who will share their experiences, reflections and advice from reaching the highest echelons at prominent corporations. 

Attendees may choose one of two workshops following our panel presentation, where board recruitment/development and board diversity thought leaders will guide our learning:   

  • Workshop A:  Positioning Yourself for Board Service Consideration
  • Workshop B: Effective Strategies for Enhancing Diversity On Corporate Boards 

This activity has been approved for 1.25 hours of California MCLE credit in Elimination of Bias in the Profession & Society 

We hope you can attend!


Questions? Please contact Raquel L. Sefton (JD ’92), President of the Harvard Law School Association of Northern California, with any questions at




12:00PM - 1:15PM Mon 8 Mar 2021, Pacific timezone

Virtual Event Instructions:

A Zoom link will be sent prior to the event.