The Santa Clara Journal of International Law and the Center for Global Law and Policy cordially invite students, faculty, practitioners, and members of the international legal and business communities to our sixth annual International Law Symposium. The topic this year is Global Justice for Women: Advancing Equality. The event will focus on critical issues currently affecting international law and social justice on a global scale.

The symposium will host panel discussions on topics such as human trafficking and immigration, economic equality, and women as agents of change. Panelists include professors, authors, and leaders from around the world with advanced work in the subjects. The Journal is honored to welcome Dr. Musimbi Kanoyoro, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women, as our keynote speaker.

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Friday, February 19th
9:15 AM

Human Trafficking and Immigration Panel

Elvia Arriola, Northern Illinois University
Karen Musalo, UC Hastings
Martina Vandenberg, Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center
Laurie Cook Heffron, University of Texas, Austin

Locatelli Center

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Health and Safety Panel

Maneesha Deckha, University of Victoria
Kathleen Graham, Attorney and International Development Consultant
Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Locatelli Center

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM


Musimbi Kanyoro, Global Fund for Women

Locatelli Center

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Economic Equality Panel

Eileen Boris, UC Santa Barbara
Rosanna Hertz, Wellesley College
Darren Rosenblum, Pace Law School
Deborah J. Vagins, Chief of Staff and Principal Attorney Advisor, EEOC

Locatelli Center

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Agents of Change Panel

Terry Ann Rogers, Attorney and International Development Consultant
Gwynn Thomas, University of Buffalo, State University of New York
Sujin Lee, Incheon District Court, Republic of South Korea
Meera E. Deo, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Locatelli Center

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM