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Cohen to Present at 2018 HerTomorrow Conference

On September 7, 2018, Lauren Cohen will speak at a conference being held at Washington University entitled HerTomorrow – Women Thinking, Speaking, Leading.  HerTomorrow is a national non-profit organization that assembles brilliant, powerful, compelling women for events to share their thoughts about their lives, the world, and the state of women, today and tomorrow.

 

PROGRAM: Why You Will Never Achieve ‘Work/Life Balance’

In her presentation, Lauren will discuss how the myth of “work/life balance” blocks women [and men] from achieving true happiness.  This ever-elusive standard has women perpetually trying to calibrate their work commitments just right in an attempt to strike that perfect balance between work and life.  But thinking about work and life as separate, mutually exclusive components is the first mistake.  It’s ALL life.  Most of us spend at least a third of our lives at work — for certain professions, far more.  We must reframe the conversation in terms of ‘integration.’  Those set on separating work from life should reconsider whether they’re doing work they love enough to have in their lives.  Likewise, those checking their lives at the workplace door should think about how much more value they could offer to their work and their workplace if they brought their full selves to work.  The key to happiness is having an integrated vision for your life and career that you’ve written yourself and that is not defined by others’ version of success.

For additional information about the event, please click here.

 

About Lauren R. Cohen

Lauren is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups.  She serves as a trusted advisor to businesses and individuals, helping them to effectively resolve disputes and to minimize potential liability before a claim would arise. Lauren has represented companies and individuals ranging from sole proprietorship to Fortune 500 in a wide variety of state and federal commercial matters, including contract disputes, shareholder disputes, business separations, fraud, and securities fraud. Lauren’s intellectual property expertise includes litigating high-profile false advertising, copyright infringement, trademark infringement and other related disputes in the federal courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Additionally, she has developed an expertise in food and beverage law. Lauren is co-chair of the Capes Sokol Women’s Initiative.

For additional information about Lauren R. Cohen, please visit her profile.

 

About HerTomorrow

HerTomorrow is an independent organization supporting and celebrating women and women’s voices. The core of the program is a half-day event of talks by women from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Their 2018 events are held in multiple cities across the Midwest, including: Jefferson City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO; Chicago, IL; Columbia, MO; and Springfield, MO.

 

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