About Noreen Farrell: Noreen Farrell is the Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates, a national non-profit which has advocated [...]
Noreen Farrell is the Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates, a national non-profit which has advocated for women and girls at school and work for over forty years. Noreen has led landmark legal fights to end pay and pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, and the exclusion of women and girls from opportunities at work and school. She has scored multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients and appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court. Noreen also plays a leadership role in state and national coalitions advocating for policy reform to assist women and girls and their families. She chairs the national Equal Pay Today Campaign, which is tackling the gender wage gap in states across the country. She also chairs the Women’s Economic Security Campaign, through which she is leading bold policy reform on poverty, childcare, and fair pay with hundreds of partners California. Noreen lectures across the country and writes extensively on civil rights matters. She recently published a groundbreaking report called “Moving Women Forward” examining the unfinished business of the women’s movement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Noreen has been hailed in the legal profession as a Top Legal Innovator (2014), a Top Women Leader in Law (2013), and one of California’s Leading Employment Lawyers (2012). She graduated from Yale University and from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Women’s Law Journal. Noreen resides in San Francisco, California with her husband and two young daughters.
(Monday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Overby Center Auditorium
Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies