Women in Law promotes equality for all. We have chosen two ways to approach this issue: by building support and empowerment, as well as by creating awareness. If we can lift each other up and share successes, we can improve everyone’s professional life in the legal field. The team behind Women in Law is working hard to make these positive changes possible.
RA Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser
Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser is an accomplished Austrian lawyer as well as co-founder of Women in Law and role model for female law students. She lectures at seminars and conferences in the field of commercial law. Her international work and social endeavours are well-reputed. She is currently also the vice-President of Euréseau.
RA Prof. MMag. Franz J. Heidinger, LL.M.
Franz is a practicing lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in international business law. He furthermore teaches at the University of Vienna and various other academic institutions. As co-initiator of Women in Law and male ally, Franz has been involved in anti-discrimination law for over 15 years.
Sustainable change needs each and every one of us as a male ally.
Mag.a Jasmin Malekpour-Augustin
Jasmin was a founding member and has been with Women in Law since the beginning. She is an exceptional event manager and the driving force behind the conference.
To cite Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the most impressive role models for female legal experts everywhere: ‘Women belong in all places where decisions are being made … it shouldn’t be that women are the exception’ My motivation and goal for Women in Law is to turn this exception into the rule!
Lisa joined Women in Law in 2019. She is a driven law student at the University of Vienna and a great asset to the team. Her expertise spans communication and organization.
Kristina has recently joined Women in Law. She is a formidable student, a language expert, and has improved the team greatly. Her expertise spans communication and organization.