The event, which took place over Zoom on the evening of August 20, was presented by the San Francisco Bar Association’s Women’s Impact Network – No Glass Ceiling 2.0 Committee and the San Francisco League of Women Voters.
The panel examined the century since the certification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920, analyzing the successes and challenges the women’s voting rights movement has faced and ways to promote progress in the years to come.
Ms. Renne presented alongside Roxanne Alejandre, Senior Manager at the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women; Leah Edwards, Former President of the San Francisco League of Women Voters; and Maxine Anderson, Director of the California League of Women Voters. Rebecca Bers, Deputy City Attorney in the Office of San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, moderated the conversation.
Ms. Renne has made significant strides for women in the legal profession throughout her career. During her time as City Attorney, she worked to implement inclusive hiring guidelines for San Francisco’s police and fire departments to encourage hiring more women. She also established a daycare for City Hall staffers, taking a burden off the shoulders and wallets of many female employees.
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