Monica Smith celebrates her mom Melanie. “She built a successful career in commercial real estate AND raised three kids. Somehow she was always the first parent in the carpool line growing up. I will always admire how she balanced working and being
Nicole Knox celebrates Maya Angelou, her hero. Her wisdom always gives me the strength to persevere. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, she stands up for all women.” -Maya Angelou
Robert Tobey celebrates his Aunt, Hermine Tobolowsky, known as “Mother of the Texas Equal Rights Amendment,” which was passed by the Texas Legislature in 1972. Growing up in Dallas, Aunt Hermine told me about her struggles to be treated equally with men
Kara Altenbaumer-Price shares how when Hillary Clinton was the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, she got truly excited to witness the possibility of our first female president. “I was all in—giddy even—but when she lost, I was truly crushed. It wasn’t
Nicole Tong shares about one of her first trials as a young attorney in Judge Tonya Parker’s court. It was a multi-party case with mostly male attorneys. One morning before the jury came in, Judge Parker addressed all the attorneys. She stated
Sara Romine believes you have to be intentional to meaningfully change things. Make time to #mentor younger women, listen for successes worthy of celebration, share your learning experiences, and ensure women are meaningfully represented on your teams. Be a hype woman for
In celebration of #InternationalWomensDay, Mehreen Mazhar shares how grateful she is that Kershaw Anderson, PLLC works towards welcoming young, female associates and talent into the profession. We are also thankful that we have been given opportunities to gain valuable experience to develop
On InternationalWomensDay, Olesja Cormney is raising the visibility by acknowledging three women.
“This International Women’s Day, I am excited to celebrate three incredible women – Vicki Blanton, Meyling Ly-Ortiz, and Rocio Cristina Garcia Espinoza – who co-chaired the 2021 Equal Access to Justice
This #InternationalWomensDay, I am sharing an amazing achievement by a woman I wish I could have known, Margaret Amsler. Eventually known as “Lady A” to her students at Baylor Law School, she graduated first in her class from Baylor Law School in
The swearing in at the United States Supreme Court Bar in 2016 was an amazing marker in my legal career. Carol Wilson was pleased to share the experience with her daughter. Adding to the experiences of the next generation.