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Recap: 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 22, 2017, 11:44 am
NAWL's 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Shaping the Future of the Profession: Partnering for Progress
NAWL's 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon took place Friday, March 10, 2017 in Chicago! If you couldn't make it to the event, check out the recap below!
Where are the Asian-American partners?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 8:00 am
Vivia Chen writes, "What are Asian-American lawyers complaining about now? By many measures, they are runaway successes. In 2016, Asian associates represented more than 11 percent of all associates in major firms, the National Association for Law Placement said, while Hispanics and blacks only made
Exclusive: How to break up the Silicon Valley Boys' Club
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:57 am
Susan Wojcicki writes, "Every year around this time, we hear the same story in Silicon Valley. This year, it was Susan Fowler’s distressing account of her year at Uber, followed closely by A.J. Vandermeyden’s story alleging a culture of 'pervasive harassment' at Tesla. Like many who read the stories
Women are losing ambition as their careers progress, study finds
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:55 am
Claire Zillman writes, "A concerning new study about women in the workplace from executive search firm Egon Zehnder found that women feel empowered and ambitious at the office—but only to a point.
Nearly three-quarters of respondents in the early stages of their professional careers said they aim t
Melinda Gates: The tech industry needs to fix its gender problem - now
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:53 am
Gillian B. White writes, "Long before Melinda Gates was famous for her philanthropic work, she was yet another woman trying to make it in the male-dominated tech world. Gates started working at Microsoft in 1987, when it was still a small, scrappy company. But even for a woman with a degree in comp