Book Review Discussion: Mistakes I Made at Work

  • October 23, 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Winston & Strawn LLP, 101 California St., San Francisco, CA


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Women's Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (WIPLA)
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Book Review Discussion: Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Woman Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting it Wrong

When: October 23, 2014
Networking from 6:30 - 7 p.m.
Program from 7–8:30 p.m.

Where: Winston & Strawn LLP
101 California St.
San Francisco, CA


Learn from the best!

No one likes making mistakes, but mistakes can deliver important lessons. And everyone makes
mistakes! Learn from women at the top of their game what they learned the hard way in a lively discussion of

Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Woman Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting it Wrong.

Women in law, politics, medicine and the arts open up about mistakes and lessons: Civil rights lawyer and legal scholar Lani Guinier discusses how the wrong job can help you figure out what the right job is; physician and author Danielle Ofrie talks about moving on from a bad decision; and best-selling Wild author Cheryl Strayed discusses making the most of feedback.

What you will learn:

-How to take charge of your own narrative

-How to ask for what you need

-How to say no

-How to build resilience


Rhett Currier attended the University of Virginia School of Law and practiced at Orrick, AT&T and a Kleiner Perkins start-up during the first dotcom boom. Today, she acts as outside general counsel to a number of companies in New York and California and is Managing Director of Atlas Financial Partners.

Beth Roemer is a former lawyer and C-level executive who coaches lawyers. Beth is especially committed to helping lawyers who feel the need to course-correct and find that optimal path to experience more enjoyment in their work. See .

Kate Wheble is a partner at Hiaring +Smith, LLP where she counsels clients on trademark and copyright protection and enforcement. She has practiced for over twenty years in California and New York. Kate believes that understanding a mistake helps you avoid making another one.

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