Wake Forest Law co-hosts ‘Hey Sweetie: A Roundtable Discussion on Sexism in the Legal Profession’ with Law School Transparency on Monday, Nov. 7

Graphic for the 2016 'Hey Sweetie' radio talk that says 'Hey Sweetie' and incorporates the universal symbol for man and the universal symbol for woman

Wake Forest Law along with Law School Transparency (LST) has organized a program on sexism in the workplace from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Room 3221 of the Worrell Professional Center. There will be a presentation and then a roundtable featuring six participants including Wake Forest Law alumni and faculty.

The program, “Hey Sweetie: A Roundtable Discussion on Sexism in the Legal Profession,” is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest University’s Office of the Provost, the Wake Graduate Women in Business (WGWIB),  the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the Women’s Center.

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) says, “The examples will be set mostly in the workplace of women lawyers, but the examples easily translate (unfortunately) into all the workplaces of women.”

The participants are Wake Forest Law alumni –

  • Parker Poe Partner Catharine Arrowood (JD ’76)
  • BASF attorney Clara Cottrell (JD ’07)
  • Assistant Public Defender Mireille Clough (JD ’02)

and

  • Forsyth District Court Judge Larry Fine 
  • Law and Women and Gender Studies Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02)
  • And former Womble Carlyle Attorney Alison Ashe-Card, who is now a assistant director for the law school’s Office of Career and Professional Development

The co-producers of the project are Olympia Duhart, a law professor at Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University, and Kimber Russell, a consultant at BlueStar Data Solutions. Some of the presentation/discussion may be a part of a podcast that LST produces and makes available on its website.

If you are interested in attending the program, register here.