Eliminating Bias in the Legal Profession: Based on "Professional Advancement and Gender Stereotypes: The 'Rules' for Better Gender Communications©"
Program Number: 2225
Presenter: Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.
Join Andrea S. Kramer, Esq., author of “Professional Advancement and Gender Stereotypes: The “Rules’ for Better Gender Communications” and “Self-Evaluations: Dos and Don’ts,” for this important program on eliminating bias and improving gender diversity in the legal profession. Ms. Kramer, a partner in McDermott Will & Emery LLP, discusses how women lawyers can learn the “rules” of the gender communications game and substantially improve their professional status. She also discusses how men can benefit from an understanding of the differences in gender communication styles. Ms. Kramer offers tips for eliminating bias in the legal profession and leveling the playing field for both men and women attorneys, by:
• Teaching ways to understand differences in gender communication styles
• Providing techniques that men and women attorneys can use to become more effective communicators to stakeholders in the legal profession
• Providing concrete “Dos and Don’ts” for self evaluations
• Illustrating how training can eliminate