International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day with the CMBA and our Women in Law Section, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, for our 4th annual event devoted to informing, inspiring and recognizing the contributions of women in our legal, business and civic communities.   

Discussion topics will include:

The Elephant in the Room:  Will Anything Get Us to Gender Balance?
SPEAKER: Caroline Turner, DifferenceWORKS
The Response to #MeToo:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
SPEAKERS: Ann-Marie Ahern, McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA & Meredith C. Shoop, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Taking Care of Business:  Successful Financial Management
SPEAKERS: Kharmia DeLemos Powell, Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor, Merril Lynch
Lead without Backlash:  Manage Performance with Passion
SPEAKERS: Jennifer Cohen, SVP Leadership Development, Ratliff & Taylor
Authentic Leadership:  Developing Your Unique Style
SPEAKERS: Michele L. Connell, Managing Partner, Cleveland Office, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP; The Honorable Emanuella D. Groves, Cleveland Municipal Court
& Shana Marbury, General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Education and Workforce, Greater Cleveland Partnership

CLE Hours:

6.00 hours CLE approved

Thank you to our
event partners: 


Who Has Inspired You?
Who Rises by Lifting Others?

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Women in Law RISE Award to be presented at the International Women's Day "We Rise Together" reception on Friday, March 8, at 5:00 p.m.

Email nominations to by February 25 and include:
> Your name & contact info
> Nominee's name & contacta info
> A statement explaining how your nominee meets the criteria of: Resilience, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.

CMBA Women in Law &
Delta Foundation
Joint Award Ceremony


All Are Welcome! ​

Join us for the "We Rise Together" reception during which the recipient of the 2019 Women in Law RISE Award
& the Delta Foundation recipient of the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Legacy Award will be announced.
It's FREE to attend, just RSVP below!

Password: WomenRise19

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