Improving leadership and exchange among professional women
The Women’s Leadership & Mentoring Alliance (WLMA) is an invitational mentoring alliance of professional women learning, exchanging and advancing at every stage of their lives and careers. This dynamic organization makes meaningful connections between women working in professional services firms through events, education and mentoring. By sharing values, contributions and experiences, our members improve women’s leadership individually and collectively for both private and public interests.
Andie Kramer Selected to Serve on Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Diversity and Inclusion Board
The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (the Commission”) appointed Andie Kramer to serve as a member of its state-wide Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (the “Board”). The Board was formed to advise the Commission with respect to its goal of fostering a commitment to the elimination of bias and divisiveness in the legal profession. As a member of the Board, Ms. Kramer will be working on a newly launched project “to stem the disproportionate departure of women, minorities and LGBT, as compared to majority male, lawyers from law firms.” Read more about her appointment here.
Taking Control: Women, Gender Stereotypes and Impression Management
By Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris
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book, Getting There: Career Success for Women in a Gender-Biased
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What You Need to Know about Negotiating Compensation
Presented by the ABA Presidential Task Force on Gender Equity and the Commission on Women in the Profession
Study after study has long shown that women lawyers are not paid at the same level as their male counterparts. In August 2012, American Bar Association President Laurel G. Bellows appointed a blue-ribbon Task Force on Gender Equity to recommend solutions for eliminating gender bias in the legal profession, with a principal focus on the disparity in compensation between male and female partners. Andrea Kramer, WLMA's President, has co-authored this guide which is one in a series of projects the Task Force has implemented to promote gender equity.