The Leader Within Welcomes AGS Students

On Monday, February 5, seven Upper School traveled to the State Bar of Georgia downtown for “The Leader Within” event hosted by the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers. After breakfast, students were treated to two panels. The first, titled “You Cannot Change What You Cannot See,” shed light on where we have become stuck professionally so that we can better understand how to move forward. Panelists included: 

  • Falguni Sheth, Associate Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University
  • Dawn Smith, Partner, Smith and Lake, LLC
  • Gwen Keyes Fleming, Partner, Van Ness Feldman LLP
  • Meg Taylor, Associate General Counsel, Delta Airlines, Inc.
  • Shelley A. Senterfitt, Counselor, Work Best Consulting, LLC

The second session, titled “Be the Change You Want to See in the World,” featured a panel discussion about how every woman can impact her workplace and community. Panelists included: 

  • Cara Snow, Chief Development Officer, Technology Association of Georgia
  • Tori Silas, Senior Counsel, Cox Enterprises
  • Lyndsey Hannigan, Director of Talent, Clio
  • Elizabeth Finn Johnson, Of Counsel, AVLF; retired Senior Counsel, Employee Relations, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Elaine Woo, Legal Director, Atlanta Women for Equality