Horizon Awards Dinner

About the Horizon Awards Dinner:

Marriott Marquis
Independence Ballroom
901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C.  20001

Cocktail Reception 6:30 PM
VIP Cocktail Reception (Invitation Only) 6:30 PM
Dinner & Program 7:30 PM
Business Attire

RSVP Deadline:  Friday, May 19, 2017

A ​night ​to ​share ​the ​inspiring ​stories, ​celebrate ​the ​impactful ​achievements, ​and ​recognize ​the ​dynamic ​general ​counsel-both ​men ​and ​women-who ​have ​worked ​for ​the ​advancement ​of ​women ​in ​the ​legal ​profession.

With four different awards, WIHCL’s Horizon Awards Dinner will honor general counsel—both men and women—who have mentored women who have gone on to become general counsel, as well as women general counsel who have mentored women partners in law firms.

2017 Horizon Awards

The Golden Path Award
The Golden Path Award is presented to a woman general counsel whose commitment and dedication to working with women outside counsel is demonstrated by giving them a substantial amount of business, which in turn, has had a positive impact on the career paths of the outside counsel.

 The Sabatino Advocate Award
Presented in recognition of a visionary male General Counsel who works tirelessly for the advancement of women to general counsel positions.

The Bridge Builder Award
A woman who creates and nurtures networks of women. She promotes the empowerment of women and change in the legal industry.

The Circle of Honor Award
Presented to a General Counsel whose long and distinguished career has demonstratively impacted the advancement of women in the legal profession. Their personal integrity and commitment to excellence makes them a role model within and out of the legal community.

About Women's In-House Counsel Leadership Institute (WIHCL):

The Women’s In-House Counsel Leadership Institute (WIHCL) provides in-house counsel and their legal departments with the tools they need to build stronger and more effective leadership teams. WIHCL is the outgrowth of four years of successful initiatives focused on increasing the number of women lawyers in legal departments and, especially, in the general counsel role. Through a combination of metrics and training, this 501(c)(3) organization provides research, workshops, webinars, mentoring, networking, and awards, all intended to help women in-house attorneys master the art and science of leadership as they accelerate their careers and move not only into key leadership positions in corporate legal departments but throughout major corporations.

You’re invited to the 1st Annual Pre-Conference workshop for the ASCENT Conference on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.