Chief Justice Kimberly S. Budd, the first Black woman and youngest Chief Justice in Massachusetts, was sworn in by Governor Charlie Baker to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on December 1, 2020. Chief Justice Budd is a distinguished and highly respected leader, continuing to inspire women, people of color, and many more communities across the Commonwealth and beyond.
Join us for this moderated conversation with Chief Justice Budd as she shares her leadership journey and accession to one of the highest Judicial appointments. She will discuss how she breaks barriers in a predominantly white male court and industry, and how serving during this most recent of racial reckoning has helped to shape her legacy. As Chief Justice Budd continues to motivate and influence future generations of women, she will review her vision for the Commonwealth as she continues in this prestigious role.