Help us grow. Volunteer for one of our committees.
Expand your network and help Women Owned Law become the go-to association for women entrepreneurs in the legal industry. Serving on a committee is one of the best ways to become involved and make an impact on the profession. Below is a list of Women Owned Law committees with their descriptions. If you are interested in additional information about the committee or would like to join, select the corresponding button to contact the committee chair.
The Membership Committee oversees the entire life-cycle of the membership process, including creating and refining the membership structure, developing and maintaining member benefits, as well as member recruitment, on-boarding, and membership enhancement.
The Sponsorship Committee oversees the entire life-cycle of the sponsorship process, from developing and refining organizational and event sponsor packages and benefits, identification and cultivation of prospects and securing and maintaining sponsors.
The Communications Committee has overall responsibility for all branding, marketing, public relations and communications efforts of WOL, including through the organization’s website, email, social media and traditional media outlets, working in conjunction as needed with the other Board committees. The Communications Committee has the initial lead role in the advocacy work of the organization on behalf of women owned law and legal services firms, including developing a data clearinghouse of information about WOL members and about women owned law firms throughout the nation.
The Activities Committee will be responsible for the national (and international) networking, educational and mentoring (if applicable) activities and programming of the organization. The committee conceives, plans and executes both organization wide in-person and virtual programs and events.
Note: This committee is on hiatus during 2017 pending completion of the WOL Strategic planning process. To become involved in local WOL events please contact a regional representative.
Regional Council Committee
The Regional Council Committee (RCC) has oversight responsibility for all of the WOL outreach, activities, membership, sponsorship and communications in any region in which WOL has or is developing an active local presence. In certain regions, WOL has Regional Steering Committees or Regional Representatives.
Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
The Diversity & Inclusion Task Force is a joint effort of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board, and is responsible for reviewing WOL’s progress and efforts with regard to diversity & inclusion, and making recommendations to the Board as to initiatives that should be taken to encourage, promote and achieve diversity and inclusion within WOL. We are actively recruiting diverse woman entrepreneurs in the law as members of WOL, as well as to serve on the WOL Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Please join us!