Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 17, 2013

Do you play golf? This is the networking question that J. Kelly Hoey, a founder of Lean In.org, is asking professional women. Read more about her interesting perspective as a female member of the male-dominated bankruptcy and insolvency bar, and join one of the emerging Lean In communities today!

This was a big week for women's health! Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about her decision to have a double mastectomy, and New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn revealed her history with alcoholism and bulimia. The Forbes staff is providing a list of three important leadership lessons that can be learned from the tremendous bravery that we saw from women this week.

Are women apologizing for earning more than their husbands? Forbes' Peggy Drexler is taking a look at the "Breadwinner Complex" and the extent to which social expectations can create discord between professional couples.

The New Yorker is focusing on a new number: 5%. Read Michael Guerriero's article about how motherhood carries a 5% wage penalty for each child, and learn more about overcoming the motherhood wage gap! 

How can we build diversity in the workplace? While some companies are focused on statistical tracking, a recent article in The Glass Hammer suggests that employers should focus on storytelling. Learn more about how to use personal narratives to enhance diversity in the workplace and improve gender parity!

Summer is the perfect season for branching out and meeting new people. Take it to the next level by participating in National Girlfriends Networking Day on June 4, 2013! Click here to learn more and register for an event near you!

The ABA Section of Litigation is now accepting applications for the Leadership Fellows Program and the Young Lawyers Leadership Program. Be sure to act fast! The deadline for both applications is May 31, 2013!

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