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Shearman & Sterling Continues Its Partnership with Ellevate Network Supporting an Inclusive Culture and Professional Opportunities for Employees

Shearman & Sterling continues partnership with Ellevate Network as a part of their commitment to advancing high potential women at the firm.


Shearman & Sterling is pleased to continue its partnership with Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, for the fourth consecutive year.

“Our relationship with Ellevate continues to provide our talent with opportunities for professional development, to strengthen their business relationships,” said Sandra Bang. “This includes collaborative programming including connecting participants with a community of professional women leaders to share insights, build business relationships and participate in professional development programs.”

Through this partnership, Shearman & Sterling’s women employees have the opportunity to form meaningful connections with other ambitious professional women in the Network, participate in Ellevate’s virtual leadership development program, Squads, as well as grow their business development skills to advance their careers. Partnering with Ellevate also helps the firm’s participants foster long-term relationships with clients, providing them with genuine insight and practical advice, and supporting them as they navigate the challenges of our 21st century global economy.

“We could not be more thrilled to continue our work with Shearman & Sterling,” said Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network. “Their ongoing commitment to developing the professional women at their firm is a strong example of a company that understands the value of inclusion and advancement of women in modern day workplaces. We’re happy to be their community of professional women to lean on and learn from.”

About Ellevate Network:
Ellevate Network is a global network of professional women committed to elevating each other through education, inspiration, and opportunity. We believe that when ambitious professional women get more opportunity — to have a voice in important conversations, to have a seat at the table where decisions are made, to steer our collective economic power towards that which we care about — it ultimately benefits everyone, and leads to a more equal world. We do this by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from. Ellevate also works with companies committed to gender diversity and has a proven track record of changing business culture from the inside out.

About Shearman & Sterling:
With more than 850 lawyers in 22 offices, Shearman & Sterling is a global law firm that partners with corporations, major financial institutions, emerging growth companies, governments and state-owned enterprises to provide the legal and industry insight needed to navigate the challenges of today and achieve their ambitions of tomorrow. Our lawyers come from some 80 countries and speak more than 60 languages.

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