Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 10, 2013

Here's an incredible video about Christine Beshar, the first female partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Take a look at her inspiring journey as a female trailblazer on Wall Street!

As professional women, we all want to be taken seriously. But it's also important to remember that humor can contribute to success in the workplace. The Forbes staff has provided a list of 10 Reasons Why Humor is Key to Success at Work. Read these tips and take your leadership skills to the next level!

We're all looking for ways to increase our professional opportunities, but is more education the answer? Think carefully before you increase your debt load! Harrison Barnes argues that advanced degrees do not necessarily translate into greater marketability. His latest article discusses whether an L.L.M. degree can meaningfully increase your chances of obtaining a better position. Read his article before you enroll!

Are women in tech more stressed out? A recent survey suggests that women in math, science, and engineering are experiencing more stress and less satisfaction with work-life balance than their male counterparts.

The debate about Sheryl Sandberg's thesis in Lean In is heating up! Should we focus on bringing men into the movement? Or should we focus on the underlying issues that hold women back? Read these new perspectives and tell us what you think!

The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession will be hosting the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers Achievement Awards. The awards were established to recognize and celebrate women lawyers who have excelled in their field and paved the way to success for other women lawyers. This year, the ceremony will take place on August 11, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. Click here to find out more about the honorees, sponsorship and tribute opportunities, and ticket orders!

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