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An interesting new fellowship program is aiming to help women return to work at Am Law firms after taking a break from the profession. Focusing on attorneys with at least three years of legal experience, the fellowship aims to create a pathway back to the profession, providing experience and training through the one year program.
Forging the path into new sectors within the financial services industry is allowing women to find a way around the glass ceiling and old boys networks that have historically prevented advancement. Crowdfinancing is one area where women are creating new opportunities.
At Davos, Lori Harnick, Helene Gayle and Kathy Calvin discussed the fight against gender inequality and how technology is empowering young people.
With the Winter Olympics fast approaching, some athletes will be balancing childcare with the demands of elite competition. NPR profiled a number of Olympians who have tried to find the balance that would allow them to compete at the highest levels while adjusting to their new role as mothers.
We’ve all heard horror stories about social media use and how people have harmed their professional reputations through inappropriate or poorly phrased comments. However, this doesn’t mean we need to remove all personality and humor from our interactions online. Levo League argues that being witty online can even help your career.
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Calling all 2Ls! Don’t forget to submit your application for the 2014 Ms. JD Fellowship. Applications are due March 1, 2014 at 11:59pm and you can find all the important details here.