Welcome to the HLS Women's Alliance!


Our Mission

        The Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance is an organization for the women graduates of Harvard Law School where they can come together to foster community, networking, and continuing education.  One of the primary goals of the HLS Women’s Alliance is to increase the presence of women in positions of power and leadership. The Alliance will provide an avenue to achieve this goal by offering a forum for discussion, networking, and mentorship and by encouraging activities that will contribute to the professional advancement of HLS alumnae. 


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Our Commitment

         As an organization, the HLS Women’s Alliance promotes, encourages, and develops the power, opportunity, and leadership of HLS women. To do that, we commit to:

  • Provide a forum for mentorship, support, perspective and inspiration of HLS women.
  • Build connections and create a strong network of HLS women who are committed to helping each other.
  • Provide knowledge resources.
  • Create an environment for women to thrive.


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HLS in the World:
A Bicentennial Summit

HLS in the World
HLS in the World
October 26-27, 2017

Join us for the HLS Bicentennial Summit - a gathering of leading lawyers, where we will ask and address hard questions about the contributions of law and legal education in tackling crucial issues. HLS in the World features more than 60 sessions and 250 speakers. Learn more and register at 200.hls.harvard.edu/world.

SCOTUS  Bar Swearing-In Ceremony
June 4, 2018

On June 12, 2017 - the 200th anniversary of the founding of Harvard Law School - 47 HLS alumni participated in the Law School’s fourth annual group admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Registration for the June 4, 2018 Swearing-in Ceremony is now open. Request your space today!

Fall 2017 Now Available

HLX is an alumni engagement program that provides HLS alumni around the globe with an opportunity to hear from HLS faculty with the convenience of being in your own office. Watch the archived recordings.

Alumni Feedback

We want to hear from you...

Help us to build a better HLS Women's Alliance Network Let us know what you would like to see from your local HLSA Chapter.  Speaker events, networking reception, casual happy hours?