#90: Ally Conversation with Pankit Doshi of NAPABA

I am so excited to bring you the third installment of our Ally Conversation series. Today’s guest is Pankit Doshi, the President of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). In addition to his role with NAPABA, Pankit is a Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he focuses his …

#86: Ally Conversation with Joe Drayton of NBA

I’m so excited to finally launch the Ally Conversation Series here on the podcast, where I’ll be interviewing leaders in affinity groups across the country. We are starting with the new President of The National Bar Association (NBA), Joe Drayton, who will be sharing more about his new role and …

#83: Dear White Men

There’s no question that in our industry there is a large bias culture happening. In this episode, I am going to talk about the importance of being an ally, and what we can do to change this culture. Things you will learn in this episode: The truth about my bias …

#68: Cultivating Community with the Founder of Girl Attorney

Our special guest today is Susan Carns Curtiss, Founder & CEO of Girl Attorney, LLC, trial attorney and TedX speaker. Susan was raised with a high value placed on giving back and, in this episode, she’ll be revealing how she cultivated a community of thousands of women attorneys. You’ll be …

#49: The Future of Diversity Programs in Law Firms

On this episode, I am joined by Michelle Wimes, who is the Chief Diversity and Professional Development Office at Ogletree Deakins. Ogletree Deakins has designed and implemented programs and initiatives to really paint a picture of what it takes to be a successful attorney within their company. Michelle is here …

#38: Live from L.A.W. — Supporting Women of Color

I am so excited to share this recording of a recent presentation I co-presented at the L.A.W. symposium. Our topic was “Invisible Then Gone,” and we spoke about how we can better support women of color in the legal profession. The feedback on that talk was so good that we …

#34: “Meeting the Challenge” Update

In a previous episode of this podcast, I took a hard look at the data available on the status of women in the legal profession in the United States. After the 10-year report related to the NAWL challenge was published, I went directly to the organization to hear the results …

#30: Reacting to Racism

Due to the recent events in Charlottesville, I wanted to speak out on the events that are taking place and why people aren’t speaking out against racism. This subject is so prevalent today, which is why we need to be having these open conversations about it if we ever hope …

Episode #9: The Numbers Don’t Lie

In this episode, I’m taking a hard look at the data available on the status of women in the legal profession in the United States. Statistics don’t have to be boring because they tell stories – and these numbers say a lot. Has there been any progress made over the …

Episode #4: Don’t Blame It on the Kids

On this episode, I’m addressing the most common excuse given for why women aren’t succeeding at the rate of men in the legal profession—because they have children. I’m not buying it and I let you know why on today’s show! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: Why we see fewer women …

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