Women's Law Caucus and CDWBA to Hold "Miss Representation" Film Screening and Panel

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Miss Representation Screening and Panel at Albany Law School
 

The Women's Law Caucus of Albany Law School and the Capital District Women's Bar Association will host a "Miss Representation" film screening and panel on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

The event, which will take place in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom, will begin with a brief reception at 5:15 p.m., followed by the film screening and a panel discussion.

Panel participants include:

   Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews, Albany Law School

   Mayor Kathy Sheehan '94, City of Albany

   Dina Refki, Executive Director, Center for Women in Government and Civil Society

   Whitney Phelps '02, Partner, Greenberg Traurig

 

"Miss Representation" examines the relationship between media misrepresentations of women and the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. The ensuing panel will explore the tools that women leaders have to overcome gender bias and other barriers to attaining leadership positions.

 

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email dgf@cdwba.org.

Co-sponsors are the Third Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee, the NY Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges, and the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society.