Conversations about Women in Law: Singapore

In recent years, Singapore has been making huge strides towards positioning itself as a global legal hub. With the rapid growth in the legal market came marked changes in the gender makeup of this sector: in 1973, only 15 per cent of lawyers in Singapore[…]

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Building Career Foundations: Networking Your Way to Partnership, by Jennifer Mikulina

Sixty years ago, McDermott became the second major US law firm to elect a woman partner, and our Firm remains committed to enabling opportunities for all. Through our Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee (“GDIC”), we develop policies and initiatives to reinforce the Firm’s long-standing commitment[…]

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Personal Observations, Experiences and Thoughts on Diversity in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, by Susan J. Booth

Commercial real estate covers the world, quite literally. Every bit of land, water and air around the world is real estate in its broadest sense. If it is not a residence or publicly-held, then it is probably commercial real estate. I vividly remember falling in[…]

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Vivian Liberman explains how BLP Costa Rica became a UNDP ‘Company That Promotes Gender Equality’

Vivian Liberman is a recognised banking partner at the Costa Rican office of BLP, a member of the Steering Committee of the ‘Women in the Profession’ program at the Vance Center in New York, and the founder and coordinator of the Costa Rican chapter. At[…]

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Leveraging the Power of Technology, Gamification and Teams to Boost Diversity in Law, by Caren Ulrich Stacy and Lisa Kirby

A law firm sponsorship program is designed to advance the firm’s diversity and inclusion goals by broadening access to career-enhancing work assignments and influential advocates. Typically, the firm pairs one law firm partner (the sponsor) with one associate (the protégé). The sponsor commits to championing[…]

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