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Women's Leadership Luncheon

Blue painting with words: Strength, Compassion, Wisdom. Painting by Sister Mary Augustine Hatch, SSND (1896-1974).

Women's Leadership Luncheon

“From the Mud, We Bloom:
Finding Freedom from Exploitation”


Thursday, March 7, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mount Mary University
Alumnae Dining Room
Bergstrom Hall
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Rachel Monaco-Wilcox, Founder & CEO, LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.

Featured Speaker:

Rachel Monaco-Wilcox

Founder & CEO, LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.

Rachel Monaco-Wilcox is the founder and CEO of LOTUS, a legal clinic for victims of trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence. She started LOTUS while chair and professor of the Justice Department at Mount Mary University, where she still teaches in the art therapy doctoral program. Rachel has a private practice in mediation for trusts and estates, elder law and special needs issues, and is a frequent speaker and trainer on victims’ rights, human trafficking, dispute resolution and systems change. She received a Fulbright scholarship to study modern Greek poetry before a life in law consumed her. In 2015, she received the Thrive award for survivor advocacy from Aurora Health Care and was named as a member of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 class.

She enjoys distance running, her husband’s maple syrup and her two dogs.


R.S.V.P. by February 28, 2019.
To register, complete the form below.
Directions and parking instructions to Mount Mary University (PDF).

Sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, contact:
Madelyn Kempen | 262-787-1036 | mkempen@ssndcp.org

View photos from our 2019 luncheons on our Facebook page.

Learn more about human trafficking through our resources page.

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