By Ms. JD Weekly Roundup • March 10, 2016
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the under-secretary-general of the United Nations and executive director of UN Women, discusses the significance of International Women's Day, the UN’s goals for women around the world, and what both businesses and individuals can do to make an impact.
Ambassador Susan Schwab discusses her experience being a woman in international trade negotiations, and says "the field is a good fit for women."
Since taking office in January, Ms. Clark, the new Bronx District Attorney, has created a prosecution bureau that will eventually have a total of 30 assistant district attorneys assigned to Rikers cases full time, about triple the current number.
Ashley Fletcher is a Class of 2018 student at Seton Hall University School of Law. During the summer of 2015, Ms. Fletcher interned at Bristol Myers Squibb in the Research and Development legal group. As an undergraduate student at Emory University, Ms. Fletcher was an English major. Prior to attending law school she completed her Master of Arts in Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Fletcher’s Graduate Capstone Project focused on the intersections between Public Health and the Law and how the two fields can inform one another. After completing her Master’s program, Ms. Fletcher worked in the field of aging for three years both on policy oriented issues, and directly with Medicare beneficiaries. She is a member of the National Black Law Students Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association.