1947 was a year of many firsts. It was the year Jackie Robinson became the first Black baseball player on a major league baseball team, the year the first polaroid camera was demonstrated, and the year the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. 1947 was also the year Emma Ping Lum […]
“I raise up my voice—not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. … We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Malala Yousafzai Brittany Gail Thomas, Esq. (BGT) is a former zealous public defender turned assistant director, adjunct professorial […]
The road to become a lawyer is a long one. First things first: you need to decide you want to be an attorney. As young womxn of color, our exposure to fellow womxn of color attorneys is sorely lacking. This isn’t surprising considering that there are only 34.4% of womxn […]
Munis’s answer to the generic “where are you from?” question can take a little longer to answer than most. She was born and raised in northern Israel, where most of her education was in Arabic. She commuted to an American International School for the last three years of high school […]
Though our individual experiences differ based on our identity, our class, or our geographic locations, there is an inevitable shared struggle among womxn of color in the legal profession. Ivonne, Kewa, and Negeen are all from different backgrounds, different experiences, and different regions, but all came to the National Womxn […]
Most of us spend a great portion of our lives trying to find our place in the world. When we secure our place, we want to learn how to thrive. To Suwana, the significance of her place is not in the singularity of it, but the cultivation of all the […]
One born on the east coast and one born on the west coast, yet both faced similar injustices and had a passion for equality that led them to becoming friends and founders of the National Womxn of Color Collective.
Thank you for supporting the National Womxn of Color Collective! This is a safe space for womxn of color interested in the legal profession to grow, connect, and thrive. The Womxn in Law blog is a space to celebrate womxn of color in the legal profession. We will be sharing […]