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  • Expanding Speaking Opportunities
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  • Encouraging Others to Champion Women in the Field

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What I value most about WWCDA is the ability to connect with women in the white collar defense field all around the globe. The members bond together, share referral sources and help improve the opportunities for all women in the profession.

Michelle Shapiro WWCDA Global Vice Chair

ArentFox Schiff LLP - Boston Chapter

3,000+ members, 100s have held government & corporate positions

49 Chapters Around the World

41 specializations amongst the members

150+ events held annually across the globe

Forging A New Path

WWCDA was formed to promote diversity in the white collar defense field & pave the way for those who follow. There was a time when being an ambitious woman in law meant that you were the only woman at the table. Now we are stronger in numbers and more powerful together.


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Member Spotlight

Claire Rauscher

Claire shares her WWCDA journey, how WWCDA has helped her career, and what most excites her about WWCDA’s future initiatives.

Chapter Spotlight

London Chapter

Hear from the WWCDA London Chapter Leaders who share their inspirational journeys as WWCDA Leaders and the importance of global WWCDA Chapter collaboration.

Committee Spotlight

Awards Program Committee

The Committee develops and plans the Awards Program, a cornerstone of WWCDA's mission to promote diversity in the legal and compliance profession.

More Powerful Together

Powered by relationships with the leading consulting and law firms worldwide, we have built a network of diverse and influential leaders while providing an array of activities to advance women in the profession.