The Globalization of the #MeToo Movement

Sexual harassment is a global problem. It is increasingly affecting the well-being of private and public employees and employers in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

What should California lawyers, managers and HR professionals know about the globalization of the sexual harassment crises?

On May 15, 2018, legal scholars and legal practitioner experts from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America will gather at Berkeley Law to explore this important topic with California lawyers, managers and HR professionals.


(Applications closed on May 12, 2018)

Co-sponsored by the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, Fox Networks Group, and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the California State Bar.

Our next conference, The Worldwide #MeToo Movement: Global Resistance to Sexual Harassment and Violence, will be held at Berkeley Law on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Please see our conference website for more details. 

Program Details


The one-day program will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 on the UC Berkeley campus.

For details on the 2019 conference, The Worldwide #MeToo Movement: Global Resistance to Sexual Harassment and Violence, please visit our conference website.

Who should apply

Business and organizational leaders and attorneys (this course has been approved for 6.75 hours of MCLE credit, which includes 1 hour of elimination of bias credit) who want to learn how sexual harassment may be impacting their organizations and the latest strategies for creating a safe and inclusive work environment.


We accept qualified candidates on a rolling basis and space is limited, so we encourage you to apply early.

Program topics will include:

  • A keynote address from Professor Catharine MacKinnon, the pioneer of sexual harassment law;
  • Presentation by Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, a pioneer of critical race theory and Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and UCLA;
  • A Critical Look at the Current State of the Law, with reports from Australia, China, the EU, India, and the US;
  • New developments in anti-harassment workplace policies, training, and investigations;
  • A discussion of Social Media & Due Process in the US, France and India;
  • A discussion on protecting vulnerable workers, addressing issues of intersectionality;
  • A presentation on innovations in legislation in New York, California, France, Australia and India; and
  • A round-table on strategies for change with elected officials.

Attendance will be limited to ensure meaningful discussion among participants and presenters.



(Applications closed on May 12, 2018)


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