BWLA Sips for Scholarships: Virtual Wine Tasting

Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST

To Be Announced

12 Nov

About the Event

The BWLA Scholarship Fund Board proudly presents its signature event, Sips for Scholarships, in a brand new virtual format! We hope you will attend and support our continued fundraising efforts to benefit diverse law students!

Join us on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for a virtual wine tasting led by a certified sommelier featuring female and Black-owned wineries, entertainment, a silent auction, raffle prizes, and the announcement of the Fall 2020 Book Scholarship winners.

You will be able to sip along with us from the comfort of your home with a personal wine tasting sampler package that will include four 4-oz wine samples.

After purchasing your ticket to the Sips for Scholarships virtual event, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding how to purchase your wine tasting sampler package. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours, please contact [email protected]

If you are unable to attend, remember that you can still donate to the BWLA Scholarship Fund by visiting our website at https://bwla.org/scholarship-fund/#donation.

Location

To Be Announced

Date and Time

Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST

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Tickets

General Admission

This ticket price includes access to the certified sommelier-led wine tasting session and entertainment during… [More]

This ticket price includes access to the certified sommelier-led wine tasting session and entertainment during the virtual Sips for Scholarships event. Wine sample package to be purchased separately. Wine sample package sales end at 5pm on 11/8/2020. [Less]

Sale ends Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 7:30 pm CST
$30.00+ $1.59 fee

Refund Policy

No refunds offered.

Organizer

Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (BWLA)
Founded in 1987, the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (“BWLA”) is one of the fastest growing bar associations in Illinois. BWLA is representative of African-American female attorneys, judges, law professors and law students in the Chicago metropolitan area and across the Midwest. BWLA is committed to serving our membership, the greater legal community and the general public through educational programs, mentoring/networking opportunities, community outreach, scholarship awards to law students and various educational pipeline programs and initiatives. BWLA has recognized and rewarded notable African-American women attorneys and other civic leaders for their achievements and contributions to the legal community and society. Despite the hard-won achievements of some, barriers still exist for African-American women lawyers. African-American female lawyers still face the challenges brought on by the intersection of race and gender, including professional isolation, pay inequities, sexual harassment, and the glass ceiling. BWLA has been diligent and uncompromising in its commitment to addressing important issues that affect the lives of minority practitioners in the profession. BWLA is committed to promoting excellence in the profession and encouraging the inclusion of African-American attorneys in law firms, the judiciary, governmental agencies and corporations. BWLA recognizes that we live in an America that does not always embrace our differences. It is with this recognition that BWLA has committed its time and resources to encourage programming that supports diversity.Drawing upon the expertise and backgrounds of its membership, BWLA has developed programs and workshops to advance and assist African-American female lawyers in public and private practice, the judiciary and academia. Through building coalitions with other organizations, BWLA not only aims to address and combat the challenges that African-American female lawyers face in the profession, but through its programming and diversity initiatives, BWLA also brings about positive change in the legal workplace.

Organizer

Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (BWLA)
Founded in 1987, the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (“BWLA”) is one of the fastest growing bar associations in Illinois. BWLA is representative of African-American female attorneys, judges, law professors and law students in the Chicago metropolitan area and across the Midwest. BWLA is committed to serving our membership, the greater legal community and the general public through educational programs, mentoring/networking opportunities, community outreach, scholarship awards to law students and various educational pipeline programs and initiatives. BWLA has recognized and rewarded notable African-American women attorneys and other civic leaders for their achievements and contributions to the legal community and society. Despite the hard-won achievements of some, barriers still exist for African-American women lawyers. African-American female lawyers still face the challenges brought on by the intersection of race and gender, including professional isolation, pay inequities, sexual harassment, and the glass ceiling. BWLA has been diligent and uncompromising in its commitment to addressing important issues that affect the lives of minority practitioners in the profession. BWLA is committed to promoting excellence in the profession and encouraging the inclusion of African-American attorneys in law firms, the judiciary, governmental agencies and corporations. BWLA recognizes that we live in an America that does not always embrace our differences. It is with this recognition that BWLA has committed its time and resources to encourage programming that supports diversity.Drawing upon the expertise and backgrounds of its membership, BWLA has developed programs and workshops to advance and assist African-American female lawyers in public and private practice, the judiciary and academia. Through building coalitions with other organizations, BWLA not only aims to address and combat the challenges that African-American female lawyers face in the profession, but through its programming and diversity initiatives, BWLA also brings about positive change in the legal workplace.