By Ms. JD Weekly Roundup • June 11, 2015•Ms. JD, Ms. JD Weekly Roundup
The lack of diversity of equity partners in law firms has received a lot of attention lately. Law firms are not alone in lacking diversity. Google's latest workplace demographics report shows it still has a long way to go. Equality was recognized as a priority at the G7 meeting with the leaders pledging to reduce the workplace gender gap in their countries by 25% by 2025.
Stepping up to a new role can be exciting but also brings challenges. There are steps you can take to prepare for these new challenges and make a successful transition. Do traditional performance reviews do more harm than good?
Do you have a question for Warren Buffett? Levo League is calling for questions to be asked during their next Office Hours session with Warren Buffett later this month. Make the most of the Office Hours session, a chance at a private lunch with Warren Buffett recently raised over $2 million at a charity auction for the Glide Foundation.
Jason Porath's Rejected Princesses Project is focused on bringing attention to the women who have changed history but are yet to get their own Disney movie. On the topic of women who changed history, Margaret Hamilton is a name to learn. Ms. Hamilton led the team that wrote the software code to make the moon landing possible.
Law school applications are down for the fifth year in a row. If you are headed to law school this year, check out these tips for managing law school anxiety.