Dallas, TX, Jul. 25, 2018 —– Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP is joining S.H.E. Summit and Bacardi to bring S.H.E. Summit Bacardi to Dallas, August 16, 2018. In collaboration with S.H.E. Summit, a globally-celebrated women’s empowerment conference, S.H.E. Summit Bacardi is an experience aimed at celebrating and cultivating female and male leaders.  Keynote speeches and panel discussions focus on today’s most relevant women and societal issues and strategies to accelerate the global advancement of women and gender equality.

S.H.E. Summit Bacardi in Dallas will feature S.H.E. Summit CEO and founder Claudia Chan, creator and co-founder of Orange Theory Fitness Ellen Latham, chief executive officer of the Dallas Mavericks Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, nationally recognized journalist and Emmy Award winner Shelly Slater, regional president, North America Bacardi Pete Carr, and a long list of dynamic speakers and panelists with incredible personal and professional stories.  Informative workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, and keynotes will cover everything from the empowerment of men for gender equality to breaking barriers in male dominated industries and gender inclusiveness to building a network and the success stories of women leaders.

Located at the iconic Omni Dallas, the program begins at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude with a cocktail reception sponsored by Bacardí from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Attendees will network and build relationships as they become connected, educated and activated by the S.H.E. Summit movement in Texas.

“We are excited to bring S.H.E. Summit to Dallas,” said William Munck, managing partner of Munck Wilson Mandala.  “This is part of a global leadership conference series focused on the advancement of women.  The stories and discussions inspire you to make a difference.”

S.H.E. Summit was named one of Inc.’s “10 most innovative conferences,” convening thought leaders, movement drivers and champions of relevant women and societal issues to inspire influencers and lead change in the world.  S.H.E. Summit has been hosted with great success in New York and Miami.  When Munck and his legal team attended the event in Miami, they were inspired to show S.H.E. Summit what Dallas could do.

Join more than 250 professionals representing Bacardi, partner organizations and firms across various industries including finance, hospitality, law, consulting and more.  S.H.E. Summit Bacardi is open to professional men and women. The cost for admission is $225 per ticket. Group discounts, student and government discounts are also available. To buy tickets, become a corporate sponsor, or learn more, visit https://shedallas.com/.

The inaugural Dallas event will be hosted by Munck Wilson Mandala in collaboration with S.H.E. Summit and Bacardi’s Women In Leadership Initiative.

About Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, trademark and other intellectual property disputes. The firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at http://www.munckwilson.com.

About S.H.E. Summit

S.H.E. Summit is the renowned global leadership conference that takes place once a year to celebrate and accelerate the global advancement of women and gender equality.  Founded by women’s leadership expert Claudia Chan and named one of Inc.’s “10 most innovative conferences,” S.H.E. Summit convenes 50+ thought leaders and movement drivers of today’s most relevant women and societal issues on its global stage to inspire thousands of influencers to lead change in the world.  Offering a transformational experience of CONNECTION, EDUATION & ACTIVATION, S.H.E. Summit ignites women and men to RISE to their highest potential and LIFT others in the process with the mission of achieving gender equality by 2030.  Now in its sixth year, past speakers have included Kelly Clarkson, Sallie Krawcheck, Soledad O’Brien, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, Reshma Saujani, Gretchen Rubin, Catherine Malandrino, Lauren Bush, Jen Welter and many more.  S.H.E. Summit is a business unit of S.H.E. GLOBL MEDIA, a women’s empowerment company founded by Claudia Chan.

About Bacardi Women in Leadership

The Bacardi Women In Leadership Initiative was founded with the mission of unleashing the potential of current and future female leaders at Bacardi to drive sustainable top and bottom line business growth.  The initiative is embedded into Bacardi’s business strategy and instills a sense of ownership and accountability in business leaders to set the right example and drive engagement throughout the organization.  Areas of focus include: programs to strengthen the talent pipeline (i.e., formal mentoring programs, personal/professional development activities); networking opportunities and initiatives to empower employees in a winning work environment; and community partnerships centered on women helping other women in need.  This program positions Bacardi as an employer of choice for talented women and helps establish stronger career paths toward senior leadership.