A female friend of mine recently recommended a book whose title is as outrageous (in a good way) as its author, Regena Thomashauer—also known as “Mama Gena.” My friend, aware… Continue reading Observations on Sisterhood from “Mama Gena”
As reported by Staci Zaretsky (Above the Law, November 21, 2019, citing The Princeton Review), Washington University School of Law in St. Louis ranks seventh on a list of law schools… Continue reading Wash U Ranks 7th in Best Law Schools for Women
On January 10, I had the pleasure of talking with women’s empowerment advocate Teresa Hawley-Howard on her program Words Have Power, Use Them Wisely.
Teresa is the co-author and compiler of Women on a Mission: Stories of Trials, Tribulation & Triumphs. She is a strong advocate for women’s empowerment through her writing, speaking, and volunteering as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for children.
She took the time to not only read my debut women’s success novel Trusting All I Want, but also write a review and interview me about the book.
The 9-minute interview is available here:
I enjoyed the opportunity to meet and talk with Teresa, and I hope you enjoy the interview.
Mandy Ginsberg, who in January 2018 became chief executive at Match Group, Inc. (owner of Match.com, Tinder, and PlentyOfFish, among other online dating services), credits her mother for giving the… Continue reading “If you want something …”
… is getting started.” So says Jenni Avins (Quartz, December 2015), and it’s hard to argue with that statement. How does one get started? Yesterday another author at Quartz offered… Continue reading “The hardest part of changing your life…
With apologies to Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), who used the word “prejudices” in place of “assumptions” in the above quotation, I’ve recently seen and read a number of articles and… Continue reading “It is never too late to give up your … assumptions”
On the Showtime series Billions, which just finished its second successful season, Maggie Siff (well-known to fans of the series Mad Men for her role as department store head Rachel… Continue reading Like Axe Capital from “Billions” TV Series, Some Firms Now Offer On-Site Mental Healthcare
… so says Alejandra Campoverdi, candidate for Congress in a special election for California’s 34th District, graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and former White House deputy director of Hispanic media.… Continue reading women “get to be broad and complicated and contradictory” too …
Law firms making progress in retaining and promoting their female talent have recognized a number of trends that reflect social science research, rapid changes in the legal marketplace, and an… Continue reading The Competitive Advantages of Engaging and Retaining Female Attorneys
As recently reported by Stephanie Francis Ward at the ABA Journal, “behavioral persistence in the face of adversity” and the “sustained, passionate pursuit of goals”—the clinical definition of grit—have much… Continue reading What Gall You Have! Women and Grit in the Legal Profession