Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending March 22, 2013
There is no need to suffer in silence! A new app is helping women put a stop to sexist billboards and advertisements. All you have to do is say #NotBuyingIt!
Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is providing new insight into the body language of power and influence. Check it out before entering the client meeting, courtroom, or boardroom today!
Speaking of power and influence, Forbes' Jenna Goudreau provided eight leadership lessons from the world's most powerful women. Take note!
Women appear to be making great strides in science, to the apparent dismay of some Facebook users. Unfortunately, women are not faring as well in the skilled construction trades, where they remain virtually unrepresented in the industry.
Trial versus appellate litigation? Decisions, decisions. Judge David Ebel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit provides his insightful (and funny) analysis of the difference between federal trial and appellate lawyers.Check out Ms. JD Board Member, Kim Watson, talking with Happy Go Legal's Chelsea Callanan about setting realistic goals (with a lot of insight into Ms. JD!) in this fantastic podcast! And listen to more HGL podcasts here.
The ABA launched a new initiative to promote gender pay at law firms, A toolkit for state and local bars, spearheaded by ABA President Bellows, is designed to promote gender-pay equality at law firms. The toolkit is available here.