Friday, July 6, 2012

Go On! WILIG Networking Breakfast

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

WILIG, the Women in International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, will hold its annual networking breakfast at Tillar House, 2223 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W, Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 26, 2012, from 8am-10am.
This annual breakfast features accomplished professionals in various practice areas of international law, who will discuss their career paths and offer advice and insights for women interested in pursuing careers in international law. The panel presentations will be followed by a Q&A and networking opportunities among panelists and attendees.
This year's panelists:
Cristina M. Finch (left), policy director for women's rights, Amnesty International USA. Cristina focuses on women's and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) human rights as well as economic, social and cultural rights. She is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law and has worked for US House Representatives, as well as at the US Department of State.
Alexandra Meise Bay (right), associate, Foley Hoag LLP. Xander, as she's known, is a member of the International Litigation and Arbitration Group at Foley Hoag. She has represented foreign governments, international corporate clients and sovereign officials in state and federal courts, international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations.  Xander also has experience with matters involving Corporate Social Responsibility and has worked for prosecutors and judicial chambers in international criminal tribunals.
Linda Menghetti (right), Vice President of the Emergency Committee for American Trade. Linda advises companies and works with Administration officials and Members of Congress and other businesses and NGOs in support of trade and investment policies. She has experience with WTO negotiations, bilateral and regional trade and investment agreements, U.S.-China trade and investment relations and international procurement issues.
► Justice Eusebia Nicholaus Munuo (left), Court of Appeal (Supreme Court) Tanzania.  Justice Munuo has been a member of the Tanzanian judiciary since 1970 and has been a sitting judge in the highest court in Tanzania since 2002.  She is also the President-Elect of the International Association of Women Judges. (photo credit)
You can register for the WILIG breakfast, which is free to ASIL members, here.
Hope to see you there!

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