Shearman And Sterling

News June 19, 2017

Shearman & Sterling Continues Multi-Year Partnership With Ellevate Network Supporting Diversity and Professional Opportunities for Women


Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce its third year of partnership with Ellevate Network, a professional community for high-achieving women around the world, that extends membership benefits to the firm’s women employees in the Americas to foster their professional development.

“Our continued relationship with Ellevate Network creates opportunities for employees to network with other women business leaders around the world, developing cross-industry networks, strengthening business relationships and building additional skill sets. Further investing in our women talent benefits both our firm and our clients,” says Donna Parisi, Head of the Global Finance group at Shearman & Sterling and member of the women’s committee.

Shearman & Sterling proudly participates in a number of initiatives that promote the development of talented women throughout our firm and community. These initiatives foster new and strengthened relationships with colleagues, clients, alumni and other professional women. Partnering with Ellevate Network provides the firm’s women employees with the opportunity to connect with a community of professional women from varied backgrounds and fields. Collaborative efforts will include networking among women business leaders, participating in formal and informal events, sharing information and insight on career goals, and contributing to discussions at events, roundtables and on social media and other activities.

“We are very pleased to have Shearman & Sterling as a corporate partner for the third year,” said Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network. “They have a track record of supporting professional women at their firm, and we are happy to be working with them. We’re thrilled to continue to act as a positive force for professional women at their firm by providing them with networking, professional and business development opportunities through this partnership.”

Ellevate Network is a global network of professional women committed to elevating each other through education, inspiration and opportunity whose mission is to close the gender achievement gap in business by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from.