PLEN Confirmed My Future Career Plans

Because I grew up in a family of attorneys, I was introduced to the law and the management of the family practice when I was as young as four years old.  As a kid, I remember sitting on the floor under my father’s oak desk as he drafted wills, trusts, and deeds for his growing … Continue reading PLEN Confirmed My Future Career Plans

Bringing More Chairs to the Table Instead of Competing for them

I am one of the most indecisive people that I have ever met in my life, but if there is one thing that has stayed somewhat constant in my life, it is the consideration of entering the legal field. Not only have I been unsure of whether or not legal advocacy is the career path … Continue reading Bringing More Chairs to the Table Instead of Competing for them

PLEN Equipped Me with the Tools and Connections to Be Successful

Bright and early on a Saturday morning, I clocked in at my work-study job and opened the Student Union Info Desk. I walked throughout the building to unlock doors and check on event set-ups, and then sat down at a work table and pulled out my laptop. After having completed most of my tasks, I … Continue reading PLEN Equipped Me with the Tools and Connections to Be Successful

PLEN Demystified Law School and Legal Careers

PLEN’s Women, Law, and Advocacy seminar was a truly rewarding experience. I am very grateful to have been selected for a scholarship to attend the seminar and to have met so many successful and resilient women. A couple of weeks ago I did not know what PLEN was. I heard about PLEN’s Women, Law, and … Continue reading PLEN Demystified Law School and Legal Careers

I Promise to Be Relentless and Bold

The first time I heard about PLEN was at the National Conference of College Women Leaders held by AAUW. I attended a workshop on Women in Global Policy and Chideza Mufunde mentioned PLEN. At the time I was a recent college graduate searching for my next steps. It was a major transition point, and this … Continue reading I Promise to Be Relentless and Bold