About Contacts Awards Sponsorships Diversity Initiative Our approach Affinity networks Leadership Women's Initiative Our approach Women's networks Leadership A network of networks I think it's important that we create a community for the women in our Firm. Our associates need to know there are successful women at the Firm and that we care about them. Ank Santens Partner, New York We have local office women's networks in almost all our offices around the world. They: Help our women associates develop the knowledge, skill and experience required for success at the Firm, including client management and business development skills Provide exposure to both male and female role models from inside and outside the Firm Provide opportunities to connect with our clients and the broader legal community Connect our women around the world Each of our larger offices sponsors or hosts several events annually, which include client events. In addition, we broadcast periodic video-conferences across multiple offices, which feature interviews, presentations or panel events led by partners, associates, outside experts or clients.