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From the YL Board: The real issues that prevent gender equity in the law
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Caitlin Kepple | Released: August 13, 2018, 8:48 am
The YL Board writes: "Women have made up more than 40 percent of law school students since 1985, and nearly half since 2000. Today, more graduating law school students are women than men. There are plenty of women lawyers, and there have been for decades, so why are relatively few making it to the t
Many of the best Wall Street jobs for women aren't on Wall Street
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Caitlin Kepple | Released: August 13, 2018, 8:37 am
Liz McCormick and John Gittelsohn write, "Women who want to manage money seem to be having better luck doing it someplace other than Wall Street.
U.S. firms with the highest share of female portfolio managers are located thousands of miles from Manhattan, according to new Morningstar Inc. research.
Justin Trudeau finally weighs in on the Canada-Saudi Arabia rift over women's rights
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Caitlin Kepple | Released: August 13, 2018, 8:16 am
Natasha Bach writes, "Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won’t be scared off that easily.
Less than a week after a comment by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland sparked a diplomatic dispute with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Trudeau publicly commented on the escalation.
When reporters at a news
Law firms need to make structural changes to keep women from leaving, panel says
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Caitlin Kepple | Released: August 13, 2018, 7:24 am
The ABA writes, "American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass’ initiative Achieving Long-Term Careers for Women in Law focused on the unique issues and career dynamics facing women lawyers in practice for more than 20 years, and explored the reasons for their disproportionately high rate of attri
The bamboo glass ceiling
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Caitlin Kepple | Released: August 13, 2018, 7:00 am
Tiffany Diane Tso writes, "Asian American women face particular challenges in the workplace. And they’re not getting the attention they need.
A woman in marketing says she finds herself toning down her assertive personality around white male colleagues. Another, a photographer, says she’s never ass