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NAWL President speaks to Bloomberg Law about progress for women in Big Law
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: May 22, 2017, 8:37 am
NAWL President Leslie Richards-Yellen was quoted in a Bloomberg article examining progress for women in Big Law since a landmark 1970s gender bias case, Blank v Sullivan & Cromwell. Ms Richards-Yellen addressed NAWL survey data showing slow progress for women in the top 200 law firms. From the artic
Gretchen Carlson: Reporting sexual harassment to HR can backfire
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: May 22, 2017, 8:32 am
Valentina Zarya writes, "If someone at the office makes unwanted sexual advances towards you, what do you do?
Many of us have been taught that the right course of action is to report the behavior to human resources personnel at our employer. But that may not be in your best interest, says Gretchen
What women can do if they're interrupted at work
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: May 22, 2017, 8:30 am
Aubrey Blanche writes, "For many women, gender stereotyping is one of the largest barriers to advancing in the workplace. I’m sure many women can relate to being called “bossy” for speaking up, or too “emotional” for being passionate. While these stereotypes negatively impact women generally, this t
2017 best companies for multicultural women
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: May 22, 2017, 8:28 am
Working Mother reports, "Over the past decade and a half, the list has gone from just three qualifying companies to 25 winners.
Two of the original three winning companies have gone on to earn spots on the list every single year. For their steadfast efforts to recruit and retain women of color and
Four unexpected career hacks from Big Law's top performers
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: May 22, 2017, 8:25 am
Caren Ulrich Stacy and Lisa Kirby write, "In the legal profession, the rules of the game for achieving success are often unwritten. The top performers—those who manage to do work that they love and attain status as leaders in their field—have hacked their way to the peak without a map.
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