Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

Judge G. Helen Whitener, and IAWJ member and member of the Pierce County Superior Court Bench since 13 January 2015, has been asked to present as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference set to take place in West Palm Beach, Florida. Judge Whitener will also provide a separate presentation titled, “Racism and Sexism in the Law.” The Black Women Rise Conference will take place 16-17 March 2018. The conference is coordinated by a group of women activists and academics who are committed to empowering women and girls, eliminating racism, and building sustainable networks and coalitions. For more information and to register for the conference, visit the Black Women Rise website.