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Margaret Zhang L’15 advocates for pregnancy and lactation rights at the Women’s Law Project 

August 23

Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, clerkships, Clinics, Fellowships, Human Rights, inclusionalumnivoices, Law Review, PI Fellowships, Social, Tertiary features, Women's Rights 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School team places third at G2 Conference and Hackathon Challenge 

April 28

The Law School team’s proposal, entitled “Feminizing Financing for Trade in Africa: New Approaches to Systemic Challenges,” was selected as one of the top innovative policy proposals for the WTO.

Awards, Human Rights, International, ML, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Students, Women's Rights 

The anniversary of COVID-19 and the growing importance of allyship 

April 8

In Fall 2020, Senior Adjunct Professor of Global Leadership Rangita de Silva de Alwis’ “Women, Law, and Leadership” course interviewed over 65 male law students and 40 legal and business leaders to ask about gender bias and allyship in the workplace.
Curriculum, Human Rights, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Students, Women's Rights 

Promoting gender equality and gender equity at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 

March 30

With more women entering the legal field than ever, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School is strengthening its efforts to encourage and support gender equity.
Faculty, Law School, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Student Groups, Students, Women's Rights 

Cynthia Soohoo L’92 works to make human rights an American value 

March 22

Soohoo is a professor of law and co-director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights 

Marking International Women’s Day, Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis makes the case for U.S. ratification of the UN’s global bill of rights for women 

March 8

Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis recently shared her insights on the urgency of women’s rights in this moment with Penn Today.
Human Rights, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Women's Rights 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School joins Harvard Law to nominate Deborah Rhode for Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award 

February 5

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, together with Harvard Law, celebrates the legacy of the late Deborah Rhode with the nomination for the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award.
Faculty, Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Women's Rights 

International Women’s Human Rights: COVID-19’s impact on domestic violence and reproductive rights 

April 20

Alyssa Cannizzaro L’21 and Eduarda Lague L’21, two students in Associate Dean Rangita de Silva de Alwis’ International Women’s Human Rights class, share their insights from their research papers on COVID-19’s impact on two key issues: reproductive healthcare and domestic violence.

coronavirus, Cross Disciplinary, Human Rights, Inclusion feature, International, Students, Women's Rights