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What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement

January 27, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement book signing and lecture with Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, Stanford University.

What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement addresses the current state of gender inequality directly. By both breaking down issues and presenting solutions this book presents an indepth analysis of the current social climate facing American women. Join us for a book signing and lecture with former Clayman Institute Director and author, Deborah L. Rhode.

Deborah L. Rhode is the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Founding Director, Stanford Center on the Legal Profession; Director, Program on Social Entrepreneurship, Stanford Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law; Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow, 2010-2011, Barbara D. Finberg Director, 1986 – 1990, and Faculty Advisory Committee Chair, Center for the Advancement of Women’s Leadership, Clayman Institute for Gender Research.

Deborah L. Rhode is one of the country’s leading scholars in the fields of legal ethics and gender, law, and public policy. An author of over 20 books, including The Beauty BiasWomen and Leadership and Moral Leadership, she is the nation’s most frequently cited scholar in legal ethics. She is the director of the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession and Founding President of the International Association of Legal Ethics.

Professor Rhode is the former president of the Association of American Law Schools, the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, the founder and former director of Stanford’s Center on Ethics, and the former director of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford. She also served as senior counsel to the minority members of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary on presidential impeachment issues during the Clinton administration. She has received the American Bar Association’s Michael Franck award for contributions to the field of professional responsibility; the American Bar Foundation’s W. M. Keck Foundation Award for distinguished scholarship on legal ethics; and the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award for her work on expanding public service opportunities in law schools. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and vice chair of the board of Legal Momentum (formerly the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). She is currently a columnist for The National Law Journal and has also published editorials in the The New York TimesWashington PostBoston Globe, and Slate.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Open to all interested.

Sponsored by:
Faculty Women’s Forum, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Research on Gender

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January 27, 2015
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
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