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Meet #Superwoman Denise Henning

Each year, the Ms. JD Honors recognize exceptional members of our community in connection with our annual conference. This year, our Eighth Annual Conference, Superwomen JDs, will take place at NYU School of Law on Friday, February 19, with the Awards Reception taking place from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to network and meet extraordinary women and men from around the country. There's still time to register!  The Sharing Her Passion Award is given to a woman who has practiced for more than ten years and who inspires young career women lawyers through sponsorship, mentorship, and by sharing her passion…

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Meet #Superwoman Lesley Horton Campbell

I recently did a Q&A with our Women of Inspiration Award winner, Lesley Horton Campbell. She is currently the Associate General Counsel for Global Real Estate & Store Development at Tiffany & Co. Here are a few snippets about her life and her suggestions for young female attorneys! Q: Why did you go to law school? Did you wait until after college and pursue a career first, or did you go immediately into law school? How many schools did you apply to before choosing the one? Were you happy with your decision? A: I went to law school because I wanted to…

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Meet #Superwoman Rachel McKenna

Rachel McKenna is a third-year law student at the University of Texas School of Law and Ms. JD’s Student of Inspiration Award winner.  While Rachel may have grown up in the small town of Kingsville, Texas, her accomplishments are anything but small! Before law school, Rachel attended the University of Texas at Austin and completed a double major in History and Middle Eastern Studies.  During college, she was active in Texas Hillel, a Jewish student organization.  After graduating, Rachel entered the workforce for five years before starting her law school career.  Despite graduating during the height of the economic recession,…

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The Top Five Reasons to Attend Ms. JD’s Superwomen JDs Conference on February 19!

Ms. JD looks forward to welcoming attendees from across the country to its 8th Annual Conference on Women in the Law: Superwomen JDs, on Friday, February 19th at NYU School of Law.  Registration and speaker information is available here.   For those that are wondering why people continue to travel each year to Ms. JD’s annual conference, below are the top five reasons that you HAVE to attend this year’s conference. 1.  Diversity: Ms. JD is focused on supporting women in the law, but recognizes that gender is only a part of what impacts women’s experiences.  At the conference, you will see…

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#SuperwomenJDs: Ms. JD Board Member Juliana Siconolfi

As we prepare for Ms. JD's Eighth Annual Conference, we are asking each of our board members and volunteers to reflect on their superpowers and superheroes/superheroines. Feel free to join us by posting your own responses to the questions below. Better yet, join us for an out of this world conference on February 19, 2016 in New York, New York!   1. What is your superheroine theme song?   I have a few! One of them is "The Cup of Life," sung by Ricky Martin. It has motivated me through tough workouts, demanding projects, and other challenges. It also inevitably leaves me feeling…

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#SuperwomenJDs: Ms. JD Board Member Jane Rosales

As we prepare for Ms. JD's Eighth Annual Conference, we are asking each of our board members and volunteers to reflect on their superpowers and superheroes/superheroines.  Feel free to join us by posting your own responses to the questions below.  Better yet, join us for an out of this world conference on Friday, February 19, 2016 in NYC! 1. What is your superheroine avatar? 2. What is your superheroine theme song?  I couldn't pick just one song so I made a playlist of all the songs that are fun or inspiring or the type of music you need to listen to to get stuff…

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Vivia Chen, Creator & Chief Blogger of The Careerist, will Keynote the 2016 Ms. JD Honors Reception

Ms. JD is excited to announce Vivia Chen, Creator and Chief Blogger of the Careerist as well as senior columnist for The American Lawyer, will keynote the 2016 Ms. JD Honors Reception following the Ms. JD 8th Annual Conference, Superwomen JDs. Vivia’s superpower is writing thought provoking pieces about the business and culture of the legal profession. She is known for being incisive, irreverent, and unapologetically provocative. Members of her Super Heroine Fan Club describe her as “honest,” “infuriating,” and “fabulously grumpy.”   Her powers have not gone unnoticed. The Careerist was inducted to the Blog Hall of Fame in…

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#SuperwomenJDs: Ms. JD Board Member Chibundu Nnake

As we prepare for Ms. JD's Eighth Annual Conference, we are asking each of our board members and volunteers to reflect on their superpowers and superheroines/superheroes.  Feel free to join us by posting your own responses to the questions below.  Better yet, join us for an out of this world conference on February 19, 2016 in NYC! 1) What is your superhero/superheroine avatar?                  I love to cook, rock dope sneakers, and being a Centaur.  As Stringer, I get to rep the Brown & Gold of Iota while rocking some Ms. JD purple. My…

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#SuperWomenJDs: Ms. JD Honors Awardees

Congratulate the Honorees!  Ms. JD is pleased to offer two opportunities to congratulate the Ms. JD Honors recipients! You or your organization may purchase a Slide or a Congratulations Card. Powerpoint slides, which your organization designs, will display throughout the cocktail hour portion of the awards ceremony. Congratulations cards offer a more personal way of offering your congratulatory message; these cards will be incorporated into the décor for the event. Cards that specifically mention a particular honoree's name will be presented to the honoree as a memento of their Ms. JD Honors Award. To purchase a Slide or Congratulations Card, please click here.  Please note the deadline…

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Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the Girl Scouts, will Keynote the 2016 8th Annual Ms. JD Conference

Ms. JD is proud to announce that Anna Maria Chávez, Chief Executive Officer at Girl Scouts of the United States of America, will keynote the 2016 Ms. JD 8th Annual Conference, Superwomen JDs.   Ms. JD chose Anna Maria as the 2016 Ms. JD Keynote because she embodies this year's conference theme, Superwomen JDs. Anna Maria first found her superpowers like many young women, as a Girl Scout, and since then she has always been actively involved in social engagement. Anna Maria pursued a bachelor’s degree in American history from Yale University before aiming her sights on a juris doctorate at the…

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