WILIG Career Roundtable: Breaking Barriers to Success in International Law Careers

This annual roundtable conversation, sponsored by the ASIL Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG), will feature accomplished professionals across the international law sphere, including in academia, government, international organizations, and law firms. They will discuss their career paths and offer professional advice and insights for women interested in pursuing careers in international law. The panel will also discuss women’s unique barriers and opportunities in international legal careers. The facilitated conversation will be followed by a Q&A session.


  • Betsy Apple, Global Climate Legal Defense Network & Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
  • Sophia Durand, Enviva
  • Lauren N. Hughes (moderator), Georgetown University Law Center
  • Emily Kimball,S. Embassy in The Hague
  • Jaya Ramji Nogales, Temple University, Beasley School of Law

This event is organized by the ASIL Women in International Law Interest Group. It’s co-sponsored by the Minorities in International Law Interest Group and the New Professionals Interest Group.