Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March

“At a challenging moment in our history, let us remind ourselves that we the hundreds of thousands, the millions of women, trans-people, men and youth who are here at the Women’s March, we represent the powerful forces of change that are determined to prevent the dying cultures of racism, hetero-patriarchy from rising again. “We recognize … Continue reading Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March

On the Job! Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, The Hague (deadline 8 March)

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organisation that advocates for accountability for gender-based crimes through the International Criminal Court (ICC) and domestic mechanisms, including through the participation of women in peace-building and formal peace negotiation processes. The organisation works with women most affected by each of the armed conflict … Continue reading On the Job! Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, The Hague (deadline 8 March)

On the Job! Director, Women’s Rights Program in New York

On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows: ► Applications are welcome from candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/ education in challenging barriers to gender equity for the position of Director of the Woman’s Right Program (WRP) of the Open Society Foundation (OSF) in New York.   The holder of this position … Continue reading On the Job! Director, Women’s Rights Program in New York

Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC

My husband and I flew to DC the day before the march on a plane packed full with other march-goers.  Friends who stayed in Vermont participated in the Sister March held on Saturday in the state capitol, Montpelier, where the State police estimate there was a crowd of nearly 20,000 — in a town whose total … Continue reading Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC

Women’s leadership in academia: Georgia Law session January 5 at AALS meeting in San Francisco

Women’s roles will be the focus of the University of Georgia School of Law Roundtable Discussion on Women’s Leadership in Legal Academia from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017, at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in San Francisco. This brainstorming session for women law professors, clinicians, or librarians  who are … Continue reading Women’s leadership in academia: Georgia Law session January 5 at AALS meeting in San Francisco

WILIG honored to co-sponsor March 3 IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday conference

As one of the co-chairs of WILIG – the Women in International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law – my excitement about the March 3, 2017 10th birthday conference in honor of IntLawGrrls should be obvious. I’m thrilled to celebrate this infusion of ILGrrl energy into the state of Georgia. For … Continue reading WILIG honored to co-sponsor March 3 IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday conference

Georgia Law launches women’s leadership initiative: “Georgia WILL”

I’m very pleased to reprint this announcement of an important Georgia Law initiative, available in its pinkest form here and at the Exchange of Notes blog of our Dean Rusk International Law Center here. IntLawGrrls: see below March 3 and stay tuned this week for more details. In celebration of its own women leaders and … Continue reading Georgia Law launches women’s leadership initiative: “Georgia WILL”