While women still have a long way to go toward chipping away at the disparate gender representation in law, there’s one place where they are overwhelmingly dominating: the annual South by Southwest festival and conference in Austin, Texas.
While women make up just 1 in 3 lawyers in the United States, they represent 68 percent of the 59 attorneys featured as speakers or panelists throughout the duration of the event. By our count*, there are 40 female attorneys to 19 males.
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