An Initiative of WorkLife Law

Women’s Leadership Edge is the latest initiative of WorkLife Law, an organization known for groundbreaking research and innovative training programs for women leaders. For nearly ten years, WorkLife Law has led one of the preeminent executive training programs for a select group of women in the legal profession. We developed Women’s Leadership Edge to provide similar high-quality, research-backed programming that can be used organization-wide. Learn more.

Program Testimonials

"Joan Williams is a pioneer on gender bias issues. I have learned so much from her work and I am especially grateful that she has worked with us at Facebook to develop our bias training for our teams."
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook
"It was a life changing experience for me!"
Rosemarie Ring, Class of 2013, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
"I have provided more informal mentoring to women since attending HLAW. Also, I have more actively supported and promoted my female colleagues, in part because my experience at HLAW underscored that women partners should do what we can to promote and celebrate each other."
Blanca Young, Class of 2010, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
"HLAW made me very conscious about how I had to be in the driver’s seat about my career path and also want it means to be a true leader."
Rebekah Kaufman, Class of 2010, Morrison & Foerster LLP
"It was just an amazing, enlightening experience. I have never had such a useful forum for advancing my effectiveness, and understanding the barriers, my own and those imposed by others, to my ability to do good things for my firm and my clients, and consequently myself."
Cynthia Rowland, Class of 2007, Farella Braun + Martel LLP
"The whole Academy really changed my life, and indirectly it will help change my firm."
Laurie, Class of 2007, partner