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Kramer Levin Event: Transformation Through Education: Changing the World by Empowering Girls

September 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On September 29th, Kramer Levin’s Women’s Initiative Committee will be hosting an evening of cocktails and conversation with Musimbi Kanyoro, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of human rights for women and girls worldwide.

Click here for more information about the event.

To RSVP, please contact Jane Silecchia (212.715.7605 or jsilecchia@kramerlevin.com) by September 19th.

About Musimbi Kanyoro, PhD:

Musimbi Kanyoro is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Fund for Women, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of human rights for women and girls worldwide. Musimbi is an award-winning and passionate advocate for health, human rights and social change philanthropy. A champion for women and girls, Musimbi was recently named one of the top 21 women leaders for the 21st century by Women’s E-News, and selected as a speaker at TEDx Women and the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting. She has led delegations to five United Nations World Conferences and served on several international boards and working groups including the Aspen Institute’s Global Leaders Council, United Nations High-level Task Force for Reproductive Health, CARE and IntraHealth International. Musimbi received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi, PhD from the University of Texas, Austin, and Doctor of Ministry from the San Francisco Theological Seminary. She was also a visiting scholar at Harvard University.

Please click here for more information about the Global Fund for Women

About Kramer Levin’s Women’s Initiative Committee:

Kramer Levin is committed to providing its women attorneys with the opportunity, professional development and support to build successful practices and become leaders both inside and outside of the office. The firm works hard to address issues of importance to its women attorneys and clients, and continues to offer programs and experiences to support their development and advancement. Multicultural Law Magazine selected Kramer Levin as one of the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women” for the last six consecutive years, and the firm has been named by Vault as a “Top 25 Best Law Firm for Women” for the last two consecutive years. The Women’s Initiative Committee recently launched a firm-wide awareness and fundraising campaign in support of Global Fund for Women. Through a series of firm-wide programs and fundraising initiatives, the Committee has raised awareness concerning the human rights of women and girls worldwide and the importance of the education of women and girls in developing countries. Countless studies have demonstrated that educating and empowering women and girls in the developing world has transformative effects on entire communities and economies. The women of Kramer Levin invite you to celebrate our shared commitment to the advancement of women.

 
 
 
  • Jennifer Manton
  • Kramer Levin
  • 212.715.7612
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