Mentorship Summit Schedule

Schedule of Events

This schedule is subject to change.

Friday, May 31

5-8 pm:  Registration / Speed Mentoring / Welcome Social 
@ CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City

8 pm :  After Party & Drag Show
@ Icon Bar, 31-84 33rd Street, Astoria

Saturday, June 1
 @ CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City
9:30 – 10 am:  Registration & Breakfast
10 – 10:15 am:  Opening Remarks
                            Speaker: Kristen Prata Browde
10:15 – 11:15 am:  Vanguard Panel
 
                            (honoring elders of the trans legal community) 
                            Moderator: Dru Levasseur 
                            Panelists include: Kylar Broadus, Cecilia Chung, Dylan Orr,          
                            and Jillian Weiss
                            Organizers: Alexander Chen and Lucas Cameron-Vaughn
11:15 – 11:30 am:  Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm:  Intersectionality Session
                            (recognizing the impact of different identities on our experience)
                             Organizers: Zsea Bowmani and AJ Wipfler
12:45 – 1:30 pm:  Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm:  Break-out Sessions
                            *Coming Out
                              Organizers: Zsea Bowmani and Ari Jones
                            *Career Development Panel
                              Speakers include: Kristen Prata Browde and Beck Fineman
                              Organizers: Alexander Chen and Ray Wendell
2:30 – 2:45 pm :  Break
2:45 – 3:45 pm:  Break-out Sessions
                            *How to Engage in Trans Advocacy Within Your Practice
                              Speakers include: Maddy Dwertman, Chinyere Ezie, and 
                              Noah Lewis
                              Organizers: Ezra Cukor and Ray Wendell
                            *Creating Happy Trans Lawyers / Self-Care
                              Organizers: Zsea Bowmani and Alexander Chen
3:45 – 4:00 pm:  Break
4:00 – 5:00 pm:  Building Community / Combatting Isolation, Tokenization, and Erasure
                             (being the only trans person, being non-binary in a binary profession)
                             Organizers: Lucas Cameron-Vaughn and Ezra Cukor
5:00 – 5:15 pm:  Closing Remarks
                             Speaker: Lucas Cameron-Vaughn
5:15 – 7:00 pm:  Cocktail Reception

Sunday, June 2 
10 am – 2pm:  Small-group Outings
                          *Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
                          *Brooklyn Museum