2021 Sexual Harassment in Education Conference

UC Berkeley School of Law (via Zoom)
January 29 – January 30, 2021

Conference Agenda

Lawyers, scholars, and activists will gather at this virtual conference to examine the law and policy issues governing harassment of students, staff, and faculty at schools, colleges and universities in the U.S. and globally, through a series of plenary sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses, with opportunities to meet and network with others in the field. Plenary topics include new developments in Title IX law and policy, harassment prevention education, and the development of toolkits to address the problem of sexual harassment in education.

Speakers on Title IX will include lawyers, policy makers, Title IX officers, and student organizers from institutions across the United States.

Speakers on global responses to harassment will include lawyers, policy makers, and activists from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, India, Kenya, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.

Conference Details

When & Where

Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2021

Virtual UC Berkeley School of Law

Who should attend

Attorneys, Title IX officers, activists, and others who work on the issue of sexual harassment at schools, colleges, and universities.

For attorneys, this course will be approved for up to 12 hours of California MCLE credit, which will include 1 hour of elimination of bias credit.

Register Here:

Regular Program Rate:

Either Day $150, Both Days $250


Discount Rate:

Either Day $100, Both Days $170

  • Berkeley graduates
  • Members and supporters of our partner bar associations
  • Employees of government or non-profit organizations
  • Persons who are unemployed  


Group rate for groups of ten or more people:

  • Both days $150


The fees cover access to materials which will be distributed in an electronic format.

All fees are quoted in US dollars.

For further information and inquiries on group rates, contact David Oppenheimer (doppenheimer@law.berkeley.edu)

Professor Catharine MacKinnon, who pioneered the legal claim for sexual harassment, gave the keynote address at the 2019 #MeToo conference.


Speaker List (in formation)

  • Susan Ansberry

    • United States
    • Partner, Folger Levin LLP
  • Natasha Baker

    • United States
    • Founder, Novus Law Firm, California
  • Karen Bell

    • United States
    • Partner, Bell and Kelly LLP; CEO and Co-Founder, Upfront Resolution
  • Michael Bruno

    • United States
    • Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
  • Karen Busby

    • Canada
    • Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR), University of Manitoba
  • Jessica Grace Cabrera

    • United States
    • PhD Candidate, Sociologist, Civil Rights Strategist, Title IX Expert, UC Irvine
  • Anna Maria Camardo

    • United States
    • Student Activist and Research Staffer, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law
  • Nancy Chi Cantalupo

    • United States
    • Associate Professor of Law, California Western School of Law, San Diego
  • Hailyn J. Chen

    • United States
    • Co-Managing Partner and Litigation Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Debbie Collier

    • South Africa
    • Associate Professor, University of Cape Town
  • Kelly Crabtree

    • United States
    • Pre-law undergraduate double majoring in Political Science and Legal Studies, University of California, Berkeley
  • Deb Eerkes

    • Canada
    • Student conduct, restorative practices, sexual violence prevention and response, policy development, University of Alberta
  • Lauren Groth

    • United States
    • Strategic Litigator, Hutchinson, Black, and Cook LLC
  • Bryan Heckenlivey

    • United States
    • Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Marie Trimble Holvick

    • United States
    • Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
  • Maha Ibrahim

    • United States
    • Staff Attorney, Equal Rights Advocates
  • Ruth Jones

    • United States
    • University Counsel - Civil Rights, California State University Office of the General Counsel
  • Therese Leone

    • United States
    • Deputy Campus Counsel, UC Berkeley
  • Terri Abad Levenfeld

    • United States
    • Partner, Levenfeld Winter LLP
  • William Mallari

    • United States
    • Principal, Mallari Enterprises
  • Shivangi Misra

    • Canada
    • Manager (Policy) at Canadian Feminist Alliance For International Action
  • Irma Rodriguez Moisa

    • United States
    • Partner, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
  • Ann Noel

    • United States
    • Founder, Noel Workplace Consulting & Co-Director, Berkeley Center's Sexual Harassment/Violence Working Group
  • Karen O'Connell

    • Australia
    • Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney
  • Denise Oldham

    • United States
    • Director, Title IX Officer, UC Berkeley (Retired)
  • Amy Oppenheimer

    • United States
    • Managing Partner, Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer, California
  • Sara Church Reese

    • United States
    • Principal at SCR Investigations Inc.
  • Keith Rohman

    • United States
    • President, Public Interest Investigations Inc.
  • Robin Runge

    • United States
    • Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University
  • Nyoki Sacramento

    • United States
    • Principal Owner/Attorney, NTS Legal, California
  • Furaha Joy Sekai Saungweme

    • Tanzania
    • Founder and Regional Coordinator, Africa End Sexual Harassment Initiative (AESHI)
  • Jody Shipper

    • United States
    • Managing Director, Grand River Solutions; Founding Board Member, Project IX, Inc.
  • Isabel Cristina Jaramillo Sierra

    • Colombia
    • Professor, Universidad de Los Andes
  • Erin Slater-Wu

    • United States
    • Independent Hearing Officer & Hearing Coordinator, University of California, Berkeley
  • Suzanne Taylor

    • United States
    • Systemwide Title IX Director, University of California Office of the President
  • Karen Vandekerckhove

    • Belgium
    • Head of Gender Equality Unit, European Commission
  • Kiki Williams

    • United States
    • Executive Director of Student Experience and Equity Compliance, Title IX Coordinator, San Francisco Unified School District

A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

































A Special Thanks to our Partner Organizations:

Alameda County Bar Association








Members and supporters of partner organizations are entitled to a discount on the cost of attendance.

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