Cambridge, Mass, March 3, 2016 – The Honorable Allie Greenleaf Maldonado and Prof. Angela Riley are among 25 inspiring women who will be honored during Harvard Law School’s third Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, organized by the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) and Harvard Law and International Development Society (LIDS). Judge Maldonado is the Chief Judge of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB). Judge Maldonado is a Co-Chair of the first Tribal State Federal Judicial Forum, and a nationally recognized expert on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and the Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA).
Honorees were selected from nominations submitted by Harvard Law School students, faculty and staff.
As part of the celebrations, Judge Maldonado will be featured in a portrait exhibit, which will be displayed in the halls of the law school from February 29th- March 11th.
In addition to the portrait exhibit, the WLA and LIDS will be hosting a lunch event recognizing the honorees. The event will take place at the law school on Tuesday, March 8th from 12:00-2:00pm.
Speakers at the March 8 event include Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts; Mindy J. Roseman, Director of International Programs and Gruber Program on Global Justice and Women’s Rights at Yale Law School; and Roxanne Conlin, one of the first women ever to be named U.S. Attorney, and the first female president of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
More information about the event is available at https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/womeninspiringchange/
The website includes portraits of all this year’s honorees, as well as honorees in previous years.
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