upcoming SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
california african american museum (january 15, 2018)
On January 15, 2018, Jaia Thomas will be moderating a panel for the California African American Museum titled, "Women of the Civil Rights Movement." This panel explores the roles of African-American women during the civil rights era and the challenges they faced in the fight for racial equality. Panelists include Meta Golding, (Actress, Behind the Movement); Brenda Stevenson (UCLA Vice Chair, Undergraduate Studies, Department of History); and Rebecca Walker (Writer/Activist). Click here for more information.
COLGATE UNIVERSITY (JANUARY 18-20, 2018)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a panelist at Colgate University's annual SophoMORE Connections event. SophoMORE Connections provides second-year students an opportunity to explore their academic interests through conversations with alumni and faculty. Click here for more information.
stanford law school (february 21, 2018)
Jaia Thomas will present a lecture titled "Race, Sports and the Law" examining the intersectionality of these three things within the realm of the NFL. Click here for more information.
national black law student association convention (March 13-17, 2018)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a moderator for the 50th Anniversary National Black Law Student Association Convention panel titled, "The Role of Black Attorneys and Agents in the Era of Athletes-Activism" in Brooklyn, New York. Click here for more information.
syracuse university college of law entertainment & sports law symposium (april 6, 2018)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a speaker at the 3rd Annual Syracuse University College of Law Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium, discussing the intersection of intellectual property and entertainment law.
Howard university school of law sports and entertainment conference (MARCh 2, 2019)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a panelist for the Howard Law School Sports and Entertainment Center Court Conference. Click here for more details.
The George Washington Law School Black Alumni Conference (April 6, 2019)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a panelist for the GW Law Black Alumni Spring Conference discussing “The Commodification of Black Bodies in Sports.” Click here for more information.
California Association of Black Lawyers Annual Conference (April 18, 2019)
Jaia Thomas will serve as a speaker for the California Association of Black Lawyers Annual Conference. She will be discussing “Survival Tips For Starring and Funding Your Own Practice.” Click here for more information.