This committee examines issues related to gender fairness in the legal profession and develops programs that provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to gender fairness, including seminars and networking opportunities. The committee promotes awareness of these issues within the profession and encourages law firms and corporate legal departments to sign the “Gender Initiative Commitment Statement.”
Read The Texas Lawyer‘s article on the Gender Fairness Initiative Commitment Statement here.
Success fatigue, an elevated glass ceiling, sexual harassment and implicit bias are among reasons that so many women are leaving the practice of law, says @ABAesq president, Hilarie Bass, speaking @thehba Gender Fairness Committee's 15th anniversary Celebration tonight. pic.twitter.com/L4m41Ai7M3