New roads to political power This year's wave of women could, some hope, change things forever in a political world that has been dominated by men since the all-male assemblies of Athens. If women like McGrath, who got out of the Marines just two months before jumping into the race, can win her House bid, then the possibilities of who else might be able to join her in Congress expands drastically. … [Read more...] about Women watched Trump toss the political playbook. Now they’re setting it on fire.
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Rebecca S. Halstead, CEO and Founder of STEADFAST Leadership, is Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Retired, and she will be inspiring GCI 10 attendees as the keynote speaker at lunch on November 7th. She served as a Commissioner on the President’s Military Leadership Diversity Commission 2009 – 2010 and is the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer. Halstead is also the author of the book 24/7: The First Person You Must Lead is YOU in which she outlines five fundamental truths to support her definition of leadership. She founded STEADFAST Leadership to extend the lessons she learned throughout her life, including in the military, to future leaders. Halstead advises that “leadership is about the led . . . therefore one must understand who the people are, what the organization is about, what are the current challenges facing them, and how are they organized.” … [Read more...] about GCI (General Counsel Institute) 10 Inspiring Women Lawyers to Lead
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey“To all the little girls who are watching, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” — Hillary Clinton“There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.” — Michelle Obama“I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.” — Nora Ephron“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” — Malala Yousafzai“The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.” — Aung San Suu … [Read more...] about International Women’s Day 2018 Quotes: 17 Inspirational Sayings From Famous Female Leaders
While it’s admittedly a long path from filing to run for a seat to actually getting elected, Thursday’s record shows an energized wave of women calling for change since Hillary Clinton’s presidential loss, President Donald Trump’s win and the 2017 Women’s March. The past several months have also inspired women to speak out as anti-harassment movements like Time’s Up and Me Too dominate headlines. … [Read more...] about Time’s Up, Men: More Than 300 Women File For House Races
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession established the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards in 1991 to celebrate female lawyers for their professional accomplishments and support of other women in the legal profession. The annual awards are given in honor of Margaret Brent, the first female lawyer who arrived in the colonies in 1638. She was a master negotiator, an accomplished litigator and a prominent figure in Maryland. … [Read more...] about ABA honors 5 women for their service to the legal profession