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Join the, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and ABA Commission on Women on 6/8 at 12:30 p.m. ET for "Reproductive Health and Assisted Reproductive Technology Access."
In this webinar, Virginia Hart – CEO and Founder, ART Risk Financial and Insurance Solutions, Inc.; Desireé S. Luckey – Director of Policy, URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity; Sarah Paige – COO, ART Risk Financial and Insurance Solutions, Inc.; Robyn Powell – Senior Research Associate, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, Bruce R. Jacob Visiting Assistant Professor, Stetson University College of Law; Cathy Sakimura – Deputy Director and Family Law Director, The National Center for Le***an Rights; and Amira Hasenbush – Founder, All Family Legal, will examine current overall access to reproductive health and assisted reproductive technology for diverse communities, including cultural competency and language and economic access.
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Sharing from the ABA Commission on Women: Announcing the 17th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2021 - The Virtual Experience Sponsored by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)! Tomorrow, November 18, 2021 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time, this virtual event is a must-attend for black pre-law students seeking insider tips to maximize their law school experience.
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ABA Diversity Center and ABA Commission on Women have teamed up with the new Women of Color Task Force to bring you the inaugural installment in the "Blue Jeans Brunch Series" with a great new webinar:
Women of Color in the Legal Profession: Realism, Resilience, and Well-being
10/20 @ 1pm ET
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The Financial Future is Female: Women Lawyers and Wealth Creation Series from the ABA Commission on Women
Next Session: “The Workplace Caregiver Challenge and its Impact on Wealth”
Date: October 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET/11:00 p.m. MT
“The Workplace Caregiver Challenge and its impact on Wealth” is the third webinar of the series The Financial Future is Female. This webinar will focus on challenges that face caregivers as they try to balance caregiving and work and provide guidance on how to navigate this responsibility. Panelists will share their personal care giving stories, lessons learned, and how caregiving has impacted their work. They will recommend resources and share experiences that'll help attendees create a better plan when taking on the responsibility of being a caregiver. An AARP family caregiving expert will talk about financial and legal issues that affect care givers & will offer advice to current and expectant caregivers. This webinar's intended to empower lawyers in any stage of their career where they find themselves needed to take care of a loved one and provide them with the knowledge to better navigate the responsibilities of caregiving.
*This presentation is intended for educational and informational purposes only.
Moderator: Michelle Coughlin, General Counsel, VP of Legal Affairs; El Toro.
Panelists: Michelle Behnke, Principal, Michelle Behnke & Associates; Karren Pope-Onwukew, Attorney, Law Office of Karren Pope-Onwukew; Amanda Singleton, Managing Attorney, Singleton Legal.
Pricing: $10 – ABA members, $20 non-ABA members
Register here: https://cvent.me/BQRm1L
You're invited to attend this upcoming webinar - Motherhood and Caregiving Bias in the Legal Profession: Dismantling the Systemic Barriers to Equity. Join the ABA Commission on Women on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00-11:15 am MT. Great program to offer to your law firm women's initiatives, too.
What is the motherhood/caregiving penalty? Why is it still not recognized despite the value in weaving the human condition of caregiving into organizational culture? How do organizations implement procedures and decision-making for institutional change in the legal profession to ensure the success of mothers and caregivers? Join us for a lively discussion about dismantling the systemic barriers to equity and the perpetuation of bias, using an intersectional approach.
Register here: https://americanbar.zoom.us/.../WN_VcVAwwa1RI6bICDzjdtsvQ
Join the movement! Launch webinar June 2. Official kickoff June 7.
“After months of working with the phenomenal leaders of the Commission on Women ABA, I'm so excited to share the unveiling of the newest tool for retaining women in the profession, helping us thrive, and expanding awareness of grit and growth mindset (two psychological tools that can help anyone overcome “failure moments”): The 21-Day Grit and Growth Mindset Challenge: https://lnkd.in/gsbTmxt.
Sign up for the challenge, form a grit group, and join us an incredible launch event on June 2, 2021 at 12 PM ET with special guest Alison Levine, whose grit and growth mindset has made her not only a real life superhero scaling the highest mountains in the world but also a NYT best selling author and voice in my head telling me not to give up (true story).”
Thank you ABA Commission on Women and ABA Antitrust Law Section’s Women Connected Committee for this tremendous step forward!
Kubes Law Office, PLLC is home to a collection of fine artwork by Native American artists whose work celebrates life, grace, and connectedness. Join us for "We Are All Related," a virtual art tour on May 5 at 5 p.m. CT, raising funds to support Building for Good, a non-profit that Kristine A. Kubes helped found with colleagues from the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Register here to join us: https://www.building4good.org/r4gkubes
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Join ABA YLD and the ABA Commission on Women on April 20 for the first installation in the forthcoming series "The Future is Female: Women Lawyers and Wealth Creation."
Today's trailblazer is Patsy Mink! ABA Commission on Women NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Learn more about Women's History Month and other trailblazers: https://bit.ly/ABAwomenhistmonth
Check out NAPABA's resources on COVID 19 & hates crimes (includes pro bono legal resources): https://bit.ly/NAPABAresources
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession invites you to participate in the first-ever World Forum for Women in the Law. This unique conference will focus on Women, Power, and Disrupting the Status Quo. January 27-29 online. $75 for ABA members, $100 for nonmembers.
To highlight a few luminaries, conference attendees will hear from the Honorable Leticia James - A.G. of New York, Valerie Jarrett - former advisor to President Barack Obama, Tammy Duckworth - United States Senator from Illinois and Ambassador from Jamaica to the U.S. Audrey Marks. You will also hear from their own tireless advocates for the advancement of women, Commissioner Fatima Graves and past Commission Chairs Stephanie Scharf, Bobbi Liebenberg, and Michelle Coleman Mayes.
Paulette Brown, Past President of the American Bar Association and Senior Partner and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Locke Lord LLP, will be moderating our webinar TOMORROW at 1:00 p.m. ET!
Ms. Brown was the first woman of color to be elected President of the ABA. She has also repeatedly been named by US News as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation. She also received DRI's Pioneer Diversity Award and the NJ State Bar Association's Excellence in Diversity Award, and she was honored with the Spirit of Excellence and Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards by the ABA Commission on Women. She earned a B.A. from Howard University and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Register HERE: https://bit.ly/2N3mWxg