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    Blog: President's Message | Posted By: Angela Beranek Brandt | Released: November 14, 2017, 3:57 pm

    Almost every fall I find myself leaving Minnesota to go back “home” to South Dakota. In the years where I am too busy and my schedule does not allow that fall trip, things feel unbalanced. This year I was fortunate enough to spend several days on our family fa

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    How the myth of the artistic genius excuses the abuse of women
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: November 13, 2017, 12:54 pm

    Amanda Hess writes, "Can we now do away with the idea of 'separating the art from the artist'? 

    Whenever a creative type (usually a man) is accused of mistreating people (usuallly women), a call arises to prevent those pesky biographical details from sneaking into our assessments of the artist's wo

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    PwC's Tim Ryan wants every Fortune 1000 CEO to sign his corporate diversity pledge
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: November 13, 2017, 12:49 pm

    Grace Donnelly writes, "When he began reaching out to CEOs about coming together to address corporate diversity, PwC’s Tim Ryan expected 25 to 40 to sign the pledge. He ended up with more than 150 CEOs when the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion launched in June — through no small effort of his

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    2016 diversity benchmarking report
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: November 13, 2017, 11:19 am

    From the New York City Bar: "For more than a decade, the City Bar benchmarking research has illustrated enhanced diversity efforts in firms as well as overall incremental gains for women and minority attorneys. However, it has also recorded elevated attrition rates of both women and minorities, and

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    Lessons from Yelp's empirical approach to diversity
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: November 13, 2017, 11:17 am

    Rachel Williams, Gauri Subramani, Michael Luca, and Geoff Donaker write, "Beginning in 2013, a handful of tech companies (including Yelp, where some of us work, Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook) began to research and release data on the diversity of their workforces. The numbers were grim. For instanc

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