Center for Women in Law

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September 22, 2011

Founding Member Kathleen Wu: Leaning In – Female Professionals Must Embrace Ambition

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Kathleen Wu recently published an article about women and ambition in the legal profession in Texas Lawyer, where she is a frequent author on issues affecting women in the workplace.  The article addresses the tendency many young women have to “start scaling back their careers long before they need to…in anticipation of wanting more balance in their lives once they have children.”  Kathleen encourages young women entering the legal profession to “lean in,” because “[y]ou can do both.  But you’ll only want to do both if you’ve started today, right now, to lean in.”  Read the full article here.