Yale Law Women at Yale Law School

Emerging Women in Architecture

One of the most exciting and gratifying parts of serving on the Yale Law Women Board is connecting with the leadership of other outstanding women’s organizations. We are perpetually inspired and invigorated by the terrific work of our peer organizations at other law schools and throughout legal and non-legal professions.

Earlier this year, we received an invitation to speak with the members of an emerging Women in Architecture group based in New York City. Those members had decided that Yale Law Women was an exemplar of how a women’s group can work and what it can accomplish. The outgoing and incoming Chairs traveled to the Big Apple to answer a cascade of questions about our organization…

Women in Politics

This year, Yale Law Women launched the inaugural Women in Politics series, through which we bring women from all areas of the political arena to YLS to speak about their career paths and accomplishments. The goal of the series is to offer YLS students insight into the challenges and rewards of a career in politics, as well as to provide practical advice for launching careers in the political arena. We also aim to bring attention to the underrepresentation of women in politics and to the valuable perspective that our female elected officials and political influencers bring to shaping our nation’s public policy…

Board Alumnae Reunion

On March 9, former, current, and incoming board members of Yale Law Women gathered at the law school for the first ever Yale Law Women Alumnae Board Reunion. Board Members from 2005-2006 through 2013-2014 reconnected—and for some, connected for the first time—to discuss all of the exciting things Yale Law Women has been up to, to learn about the alumnae’s experiences after graduation and how our programming can better prepare current students for beginning their careers, and to discuss how YLW can best engage with alumnae…