Get Involved

Interested in becoming involved in ChIPs? E-mail us at info@chipsnetwork.org.

MEMBERS & SUPPORTERS

ChIPs membership is open to any individual, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or otherwise, who shares the ChIPs mission. For more information about membership and to become a member of ChIPs, visit the Membership page.

ChIPs partners with those organizations and individuals that show a demonstrated commitment to our mission.  To view our current sponsors and learn more about becoming a ChIPs supporter, visit the Supporters page.

COMMITTEES

  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH & PRO BONO COMMITTEE
  • TRAINING & EDUCATION COMMITTEE
  • HONOR ROLL COMMITTEE
  • NEXT GEN COMMITTEE
  • NEXT GEN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

For more information about our committees, visit the Committee page.

REGIONAL CHAPTERS

  • EAST COAST CHAPTER
  • PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHAPTER

More chapters are in formation.  For more information about our chapters, visit the Chapters page.

LAW FIRM ADVISORY BOARD

Susan Davies (Partner at Kirkland & Ellis)
Rachel Krevans (Partner at Morrison & Foerster)
Lori Lesser (Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett)
Kathi Vidal (Partner at Fish & Richardson)

For more information about each member, visit the Law Firm Advisory page.

EVENTS

Past ChIPs events have included speakers from the government such as:
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (center, in photo), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and FTC Chair Edith Ramirez; from the private sector such as Mary Cranston (Visa, Chemours, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Boards), Julie Hanna (Kiva.org; PAGE), Heidi Messer (Collective[i]), Kara Goldin (HintWater) and Pattie Sellers (Fortune); and from the legal sector such as Dorian Daley (Oracle GC), Louise Pentland (Paypal GC; Hitachi Board), and Erika Rottenberg (former SVP/GC of LinkedIn).

2015 Global Summit

Events include:

 

  • Annual Global Summit, bringing together over 450 women from a wide array of backgrounds to advance the progress of innovation, leadership and equality.
  • Hall of Fame Awards Dinner, honoring the exceptional accomplishments of individuals who have shown a demonstrated commitment to our mission and made a significant contribution to ChIPs focus areas.
  • “Make a Winning Pitch” series where high-potential individuals in the first 15 years of their careers receive invaluable practice experience and real-time feedback in mock exercises.
  • Events that promote relationship building and on topics such as university licensing and fashion technology as well as leadership, boards, negotiations, and career development.