Women in the Law Hits the Road 

Strength in Diversity: Women of Color on Leadership

Thursday, March 5, 2020 |  9:00 – 10:30 a.m.


On Thursday, March 5, Northeastern Law brought its highly popular Women in the Law program to NYC with a lively and informative breakfast panel generously hosted by Ropes & Gray and moderated by The Honorable Victoria Roberts '76. Chaumtoli Huq ’97, Carmelyn Malalis ’01, Angélicque Moreno ’93 and Susan Shah ’02 spoke about their pathways to success and their unique vantage points in addressing challenges as women of color in leadership roles. 
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Ropes & Gray 
38th Floor, Room 38 A/B
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

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Welcoming Remarks
Mielle Marquis
Director of External Relations, Northeastern University School of Law

Eva Carman
Managing Partner, Ropes & Gray, New York

The Honorable Victoria Roberts '76
US District Court Judge, US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Speakers include:

Chaumtoli Huq ’97
Associate Professor of Law, CUNY School of Law; former General Counsel Litigation, New York City Office of the Public Advocate; Editor, Law at the Margins

Carmelyn Malalis ’01
Chair and Commissioner, New York City Commission on Human Rights 

Angélicque Moreno ’93
President, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers; Partner, Avanzino & Moreno

Susan Shah ’02
Managing Director of Racial Justice, Trinity Church Wall Street

This event is generously sponsored by Ropes & Gray

Save the Date

The twelfth annual Women in the Law Conference will take place on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Northeastern University School of Law. 


Since its founding, Northeastern University School of Law has championed diversity in the legal profession. Today, more than half of our graduates are women, practicing in every conceivable setting — from private practice to public service, from the bench to business — as well as a host of non-legal fields. Our annual Women in the Law conference provides career guidance and professional development growth to women attorneys and other professionals at all stages of their careers, and brings together powerful decision makers from Boston and beyond.