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Self-Advocacy & Countering Personal Negation When Advancing a Legal Career

May 23, 2019

Brianne Richardson served as a panelist for "Self-Advocacy & Countering Personal Negation When Advancing a Legal Career" at the Women, Diversity & Change Summit, May 16 in Houston, Texas.

Brianne's panel discussion covered the topic of women serving as self-advocates throughout each step of their careers. "Women often do not apply for a job if they don't check every box, whereas men regularly seek jobs for which they are only partially qualified. This is no less true in the legal profession, and applies to landing an entry-level associate position all the way up to being promoted to general counsel or making partner," notes the discussion's description.

Brianne contributed insights on how women can position their current successes and experience, dealing with rejection and utilizing peer groups to enhance confidence.