Linda Scott writes that "the core challenge...is to include a previously excluded group: women. When we look at women as a global economic force, a picture of unprecedented potential becomes visible. Yet half the species is constrained from full participation."
"For years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would be recognized and rewarded," write journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. In their new book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance
NAWL established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women's rights or the status of women in the law. The most recent winning
Five winners will receive a $500 scholarship to support their continued commitment to public interest work this summer. Ms. JD is thrilled to continue our annual support of women pursuing public interest careers, as part of our ongoing efforts to support mentoring and career development at home