Event Announcement: Women Influence & Power in Law

Onit is a proud champion of diversity and inclusion. This week, we’re sponsoring the annual Women Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) conference in Washington, D.C. The WIPL conference offers an unprecedented opportunity for women leaders, in-house counsel, and outside counsel to exchange insights and discuss some of today’s top issues facing women in the law and the legal industry in general.

Conference Snapshot

The three-day event takes place from October 6–8, 2021 and features an impressive roster of speakers, including Onit VP of Legal & Compliance, Stasha Jain. This year’s keynote speakers are Katharine Manning, author of The Empathetic Workplace: Five Steps to a Compassionate, Calm, and Confident Response to Trauma on the Job, Rev. Dr. Iyania Vanzant, noted author and personal growth expert, and Judge Rosemarie Aquilina of the 30th Circuit Court, Ingham County, Michigan, who is most famous for presiding over the 2018 USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal and sentencing Larry Nassar to up to 175 years in prison.

Every year, hundreds of the legal industry’s most powerful and influential women attend the conference. This unique event is the brainchild of an esteemed advisory board made up of high-ranking women around the globe who have extensive expertise leading legal departments and practice areas.

This year’s conference features 15 tracks and nearly 50 sessions, including keynote presentations, roundtables, and workshops, covering everything from social justice to privacy and security to quality of life and much more. You can see the entire schedule for the event here.

The WIPL conference offers something for everyone. Attendees typically represent a who’s who of corporate counsel, associate general counsel, chief legal officers, corporate compliance officers, senior counsel, and general counsel.

You can register for the conference here.

Onit at WIPL

On Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Onit’s very own VP of Legal & Compliance, Stasha Jain, will moderate a champagne round table entitled Building Healthy Boundaries & Creating Daily Rituals. The session will focus on how we can leverage technology to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Stasha has been practicing law for more than 15 years, largely in an in-house counsel role. In her current position at Onit, Stasha is responsible for all legal support for Onit and its affiliates. Stasha and her team work closely with the Onit leadership team and other key stakeholders to efficiently deliver legal services. Her extensive experience allows her to give expert insight into not only running an efficient legal department, but also into what it takes to create a health work/life divide.

About WIPL

WIPL has a longstanding commitment to diversity, and for over a decade has been providing a forum designed to drive meaningful conversations and actionable solutions surrounding diversity, equality, and inclusion in the legal community. At the same time, they’re committed to uplifting and celebrating those who identify as women in the industry.

You’re welcome to join the conversation. Register for the conference today.

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