Our Washington, D.C., office hosted the latest Executive Women’s Forum on May 12, 2022. Led by Faegre Drinker partners Jessica Abrahams and Maureen Hardwick, the in-person event featured author Maeve Higgins and brought together women executives from a variety of industries and professional disciplines. Following introductory remarks from Hardwick, Abrahams spoke with Higgins about her book Tell Everyone on This Train I Love Them and fielded questions from attendees.
Higgins is a contributing writer for The New York Times and hosts the podcast Maeve in America: Immigration IRL. She is a comedian who has performed all over the world, including in her native Ireland, Edinburgh, Melbourne and Erbil. Now based in New York, she cohosts Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk — both the podcast and the TV show on National Geographic — and has appeared on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer and WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens.