14th Annual "Raising the Bar" Dinner

September 25, 2019
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention CenterDenver, Colorado
Reception 5:30 pm; Dinner 6:30 pm

 

Each year, the CWBA Foundation honors women lawyers who have made a difference in our communities and have “raised the bar” for all of us. The evening is always a memorable one with about 400 attendees gathering to celebrate the accomplishments of our honorees and to thank them for paving the way for other women in Colorado and around the nation.

The 2019 Raising the Bar dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.  

This year's theme, "Risk Takers: Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar by Overcoming Fear to Take on New Challenges," will honor women attorneys who have stepped outside their comfort zone and found success in entirely new endeavors.

CALL FOR 2019 NOMINATIONS! DEADLINE IS APRIL 5!

We are NOW accepting nominations for the 2019 "Raising the Bar" Honorees.  In keeping with this year's theme, "Risk Takers: Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar by Overcoming Fear to Take on New Challenges,"  - we want to honor women attorney's who have stepped outside their comfort zone and found success in entirely new endeavors. Ideal candidates could include, for example, innovative corporate counsel, public servants who have made a leap from private practice, attorneys who have left the practice of law to start entirely new pursuits, or ground breaking educators. Really, the sky is the limit!

Please send your honoree suggestions via Email to RTB Co-Chair Jennifer Hunt  no later than April 5, 2019.

We would appreciate it if, in addition to identifying a potential honoree, you would provide not only the name and contact information, but also some background information on that person's particular qualifications for this award. Even if the person is well known in the community, the Foundation committee members may not know the specific details of the lawyer's accomplishments. 


2019 REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!  

We hope that you will consider sponsoring this annual event to help us continue our important work. The CWBAF was founded in 1988 to implement the charitable and educational work of the CWBA, to promote the advancement of women in law, and to protect and promote the welfare of all women.

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits:

  • Gold Sponsorship $5,000: Admission and premium seating for 10; full-page (5”w x 8”h) color ad in printed event program; special recognition from the podium during the event; premium graphic display of logo at the event; private reception with honorees prior to general event reception.
  • Silver Sponsorship $3,500: Admission and preferred seating for 10; 1/2 page (5”w x 4”h) color ad in printed event program; recognition from the podium during the event; graphic display of logo at the event.
  • Bronze Sponsorship / Corporate Table $2,500: Admission and seating for 10; recognition in printed event program; recognition from the podium during the event; graphic display of logo at the event.
  • Wine Sponsor $250 (for individuals only): Admission and seating for one; recognition in printed event program; recognition from the podium during the event; graphic display of logo at the event.
  • Individual Sponsor $125 (student tickets at $60).

Registration opens soon!  To secure your sponsorship early, please contact us.


Click Here for a list of those Past "Raising the Bar" Honorees.


CWBA Foundation, 2019 RTB Dinner Committee:

Jennifer Hunt, Co-Chair
Colorado Department of Law
Ph: 720.508.6215 Email
Hon. Melissa Hart, Co-Chair
Colorado Supreme Court
Ph: 303.735.6344 Email

Valeri Pappas
Davis & Ceriani PC
Ph: 303.534.9000 Email
Jennifer Jaskolka
Xcel Energy
Ph: 303.294.2972 Email

Lauren Dickey
US Attorney's Office
Email
Shira Cooks
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Ph: 303.892.7370 Email

Kayla Byers
WilmerHale
Ph: 720.274.3151 Email


Click Here to view the list of Past "Raising the Bar" Honorees.



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