2018 Berkeley Conference

Sponsored by Fox Networks Group and The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law
Berkeley School of Law
Warren Room, 295 Boalt Hall
Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Sexual harassment is a global problem. It is increasingly affecting the well-being of private and public employees and employers in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

What should California lawyers, managers and HR professionals know about the globalization of the sexual harassment crises? On May 15, 2018, legal scholars and legal practitioner experts from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America will gather at Berkeley Law to explore this important topic with California lawyers, managers and HR professionals.


Stephen Anderson, Anderson-Davis, Inc.
Shreya Atrey, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol
Jessica Clarke, Associate Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law, UCLA
Natasha DeSilva, Director of International Engagement, Australian Human Rights Commission
Peter Dunne, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol
Lauren Edelman, Agnes Roddy Robb Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Noreen Farrell, Executive Director, Equal Rights Advocates
Costanza Hermanin, Member of Cabinet, Italian Ministry of Justice
Nancy Leong, Professor of Law, University of Denver
Kelly Loper, Professor of Law, Hong Kong University
Paula McDonald, Professor of Management, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Catharine MacKinnon, Professor of Law, University of Michigan
Marie Mercat-Bruns, Affiliated Professor of Law, Sciences-Po Paris
Ann Noel, General Counsel, California Fair Employment & Housing Commission (ret.)
Karen O’Connell, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Technology Sydney
David Oppenheimer, Clinical Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Christopher Platten, Labor Lawyer, Partner, Wylie, McBride, Platten & Renner
Purna Sen, Executive Coordinator & Spokesperson on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination, United Nations Women
Evelyn Rangel-Medina, Executive Director, Restaurant Opportunities Center of California
Tina Ro-Connolly, Senior Associate Attorney, Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer
Rita Tuzon, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Fox Networks Group
Wu Rongrong, Hong Kong University
Lining Zhang, Assistant Clinical Professor, Peking University School of Transnational Law

Conference Program

Additional resources are available on the Berkeley Law Executive Academy page


Listen to Catharine MacKinnon’s May 15th keynote presentation at The Globalization of the #MeToo Movement Conference at Berkeley Law:

2018 Conference Photos