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The inaugural LEAD Summit brought together UCLA Law’s community of alumnae and students to share insights on advancing the profession, promoting equity, and achieving excellence. The day-long event featured dynamic speakers and smaller roundtables on topics ranging from leadership styles to rainmaking to career pathways, all with a focus on expanding impact. Featured speakers included:

  • California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye
  • Alexis Herman, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Sallie Krawcheck, owner, Ellevate Network, former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division, Bank of America
  • Nori Gerardo Lietz ’82, real estate investment management; lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools
  • Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


  • Nancy Abell ’79, partner at Paul Hastings
  • Margarita Paláu Hernández ’85, Principal and Founding Partner of Hernández Ventures
  • Cara Horowitz ’01, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law