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Apply Now for the Annual Linda J. Murphy Scholarship
The WLA Foundation has awarded scholarships to deserving female law students since 1996. The Linda J. Murphy Scholarship was named after an outstanding member and Past-President of the WLA, Linda Murphy, who passed away in 1999. This scholarship honors Linda's memory, while recognizing female law students who have dedicated themselves in a significant way to advancing the quality of life and stature of women in our society through community service or otherwise. This year's scholarship process will begin on February 18, 2021 with applications due by 5:00 p.m. on March 31st. For more information on Linda J. Murphy, her namesake scholarship, and eligibility and selection criteria, please click here.
In recognition of International Women's Day, WLA is pleased to sponsor the Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis and its upcoming webinar, Food or Period Hygiene: It doesn't have to be a choice!
In 2019, the Women’s Foundation hosted a Seeking Solutions Symposium on the struggle many women in the St. Louis region face affording period products, also known as Period Poverty. Now, join the talk about the policy solutions! Log in on Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, at 7 PM to discuss the Missouri state proposed legislation that aims to reduce this barrier facing women and families. Our panel includes the following policy makers and experts:
State Representative Jo Doll,
State Representative Barbara Phifer,
State Representative Rasheen Aldridge,
State Representative Ingrid Burnett, and
Director of Outreach and Community Engagement, Charlin Hughes, St. Louis Area Diaper Bank/St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies
The event is free and registration is required. Register here.
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WLA Free CLE | View From the Inside: Corporate Counsel Perspectives | Wednesday, March 31st | Noon - 1:00 PM
Join us for a complimentary CLE featuring four seasoned in-house women attorneys as they discuss their backgrounds, paths to success, and provide tips on how to navigate life as an in-house lawyer. Panelists will also discuss their perspectives on how to better interact with and utilize outside counsel relationships. There will be opportunity to submit questions in advance. CLE credit is pending in Missouri.
Monthly Board Meeting:
Third Wednesday of every month
Noon - 1:30 PM
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