The Current Landscape: The Silence Breakers, Pay Equity & Creating Change
Time's 2017 person of the year was The Silence Breakers. How can the legal community use this momentum to create more opportunities and diversity? Key metrics such as pay equity and the ratio of women in leadership positions, show that there is inequality both in-house and at law firms. Implicit and explicit sexism is real – what can be done to create change on an individual basis, in organizations and across the country?
This panel examines:
- Silence Breakers and utilizing the country’s awareness
- The current pay equity landscape for female lawyers both in-house and at law firms
- How can the current momentum be used for change?
- What does top down change look like?