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02/01/2013

Cooley Helps Underwrite Inaugural Women Leadership Event

Broomfield, Colo. – February 1, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it is one of 30 organizations who are underwriting the Women's Council's Women Inspiring Leadership Development (WILD) event, which is being held today in Westminster, Colorado.

"We're thrilled to be involved in this event as part of our firm-wide initiative to attract, retain and mentor a strong network of women attorneys and support the encouragement of women in leadership positions," said Cooley business partner Laura Medina, a member of the Cooley Women's Initiative and an active supporter of the Women's Council.

The Women's Council is an outgrowth of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado. The Council's WILD Summit is an event that brings together students and inspiring leaders at all stages of their professional careers to share and exchange knowledge and experiences. During the one-day event, attendees will delve into the trends that are driving tomorrow's business opportunities and discover how women are influencing change.

"As we prepare to kick-off the inaugural WILD Summit, we are pleased to have the support of Cooley LLP as we come together to exchange fresh ideas to help foster women leadership," said Cindy Carrillo, event chair for the WILD Summit and former chair of the Women's Council. "Through the support of our underwriters, the WILD Summit will offer attendees a unique venue where women entrepreneurs can offer best practices and insight that will aid the next generation of leaders in reaching their career and personal aspirations."

Click here to register for the WILD Summit.

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About the Women's Council

The Women's Council is a membership group of professional women who serve the efforts of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado (CU). It also is the sponsor of the WILD Summit.

The purpose of the Women's Council is to support the mission of CU's Deming Center for Entrepreneurship by providing access and connection for students to successful women business leaders who will provide their support and expertise and nourish both students and other women in our community to live up to their potential as entrepreneurs and leaders in business. For more information on the Women's Council, click here.  

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