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Bassford Remele to Host Women's Leadership Summit and CLE on 9/12/23


Women's Leadership Summit: Reframing the Alpha Female

Bassford Remele proudly announces its Second Women's Leadership Summit. Join us for an invigorating discussion with Minnesota women business leaders.

Our panelists will discuss what it means to be an "alpha female." Through this discussion, the panel will explore the conventional perceptions of women in leadership positions. What is working? What isn't? How can we dismantle the misconceptions, limitations, and often damaging tropes and stereotypes surrounding powerful women and reframe what it means to be an "alpha female?"


  • Jessica Monson, Chief Legal Officer, Caribou Coffee
  • Erikka Ryan, Director of Equity, Inclusion and Foundations, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Jennifer Thompson, Regional General Counsel, Ames Construction
  • Lola Velazquez-Aguilu, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Neuromodulation at Medtronic
  • Brook Mallak, Claim Attorney, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

1.50 CLE credits will be applied for in Minnesota and Wisconsin

DATE Tuesday, September 12, 2023 | Registration and Networking: 2:30-3:00 pm
Summit: 3:00 – 4:30 pm Networking: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

LOCATION The Grand 1858 at Minneapolis Event Centers, 212 Second Street SE, Minneapolis (Complimentary Parking)

RSVP HERE or contact Janet Nelson, Marketing Director, or 612.376.1656

DRESS FOR SUCCESS Bassford will be hosting a donation drive for Dress for Success, which believes in empowering every woman through employment. Dress for Success offers high touch, high impact career and workplace skills development programs for low income women to help them achieve career advancement, career stability and economic stability. Donations can be brought to the summit. Contact Janet Nelson for additional information or learn more here.

August 2023