Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending September 11, 2015

“Advocacy and ADR skills intersect. You can’t effectively negotiate a settlement if you can’t analyze a case well." Mary Dunnewold discusses, "Mastering the New Rules of Alternative Dispute Resolution."

Each year, Fortune crowns 10 innovators, groundbreakers and game changers as MPW Entrepreneurs.

The question is: Can people in powerful positions take reasonable leave? Fortune discusses the 6 policies that make it easier for people in leadership positions to take parental leave.

Maxie McCoy discusses "How to Tackle Those Big Decisions in Life."

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde stated during her keynote speach at the W-20, a conference launched by the Group of 20 largest economies aimed at boosting gender equality in the global workforce, “Women’s empowerment is not just a fundamentally moral cause, it is also an absolute economic no-brainer."

Ashley Fletcher is a 2L 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.

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