The Law School remembers and honors the legacy of Lani Guinier, who taught here from 1988 and 1998 and passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.
Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Dr. Caroline Burnham Kilgore L’1883
Kilgore was the Law School’s first woman graduate, the first woman admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and the first woman to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States.
‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ students advocate for change during ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’
Student leaders from across the globe joined delivered remarks on the vital status of women’s rights activism today.
Blair discussed Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which works with “challenging stereotypes holding women entrepreneurs back from success and equality.”
Prof. Serena Mayeri on abortion rights in the Supreme Court: Reproductive freedom ‘remains in grave jeopardy’
The Texas abortion law SB8 “has already had devastating short- and long-term consequences,” said Mayeri.
Farid is the immediate former Member of Afghanistan Parliament and is a visiting researcher at the Law School this academic year.
Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Policy Lab on Global Sexual Harassment Lawmaking submits model codes to the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency
The model codes address “gender-based harassment in the virtual world of work.”
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School team places third at G2 Conference and Hackathon Challenge
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.
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.
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.
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.