Our eighth annual Global Summit, celebrated"Women Changing the Future"of tech, law and policy. Our line up of speakers included a group of legal trailblazers, tech disruptors, female innovators and CEOs. Panels showcased women shaping the future of autonomous vehicles, top academics who are disrupting lawyering, biotech and pharma experts who are changing the future of medicine, and inspiring women who are driving social change for women and underrepresented minorities. Check out our agenda to learn more about our inspring panels and speakers.
The Global Summit also offered opportunities for attendees to connect and engage socially. Activities for the attendees included sponsored “after-parties,” women owned pop-up shops, morning yoga, a 5K walk/run and a networking and wellness lounge.
ChIPs was delighted to announce its 2019 Hall of Fame honoree, Jamie Gorelick, one of Washington's best-known lawyers, whose career has spanned the legal, government and corporate landscape and who is expert at solving difficult issues at the intersection of law and policy.
Gorelick is a partner at WilmerHale, the international law firm where she has practiced since 2003. She chairs the firm’s Regulatory and Government Affairs Department and co-chairs its Crisis Management and Strategic Response Practice.
Gorelick was among the longest serving deputy attorneys general, the second highest position in the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Serving from 1994-1997, in the Clinton administration, she supervised the entire Department, including its litigation and law enforcement divisions and the United States Attorneys' offices.
ChIPs created the Hall of Fame program in 2013 to recognize exceptional individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the ChIPs mission of advancing women in technology, law and policy.