The Harvard Gazette has written a piece on our International Women’s Day exhibit at Harvard Law School (which runs until March 13). The piece features Maria Parra-Orlandoni, our co-Vice President of Communications, who nominated Dana H. Born, a lecturer at the Kennedy School and retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General, for the exhibit. The article also quotes LIDS co-President Becky Wolozin, one of the exhibit’s extraordinary organizers, on what inspired her to put together this initiative. (Click on this post’s headline to see a link to the article.)
LIDS to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Exhibit Featuring Inspirational Women Lawyers from Around the World
March 3, 2014 – Raj Banerjee
This March, Harvard Law School will celebrate International Women’s Day by featuring a series of portraits of inspirational women lawyers and policy makers from around the world. For two weeks beginning March 3, the law school’s Wasserstein Hall will host over sixty portraits of academics, judges, activists, public servants, corporate lawyers and businesswomen, all nominated by members of the law school community.
The portrait series, entitled Inspiring Change, Inspiring Us, grew out of a conversation between members of the Harvard Law &International Development Society (LIDS) and the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) this past winter. Both organizations wanted to commemorate International Women’s Day—celebrated for decades on March 8 of each year—and were looking for ways to collaborate on campus. The idea for a portrait exhibition soon reached Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, who offered her unconditional support. In the weeks since then, the portrait series has brought the entire law school community together: dozens of students and faculty members nominated women to be featured in the exhibition; seventeen student organizations have agreed to sponsor portraits; and staff members from the law school’s Dean of Students Office, Communications Office, Facilities Maintenance Operations, Copy Center, and the Harvard Law School Library have invested their time and … Read More »
Feb. 21, 2014
If you live in the Boston area, we have t-shirts ($15), hoodies ($30), and – new this year! – mugs ($6.50 each or 2/$10). Based on popular demand, we’re using a throwback design. To see the designs and place your order, check out the link to the order survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12C2TkjOjxaLiL8QRTnQhT6mhKVD930jhAS_DBWFDvkU/viewform
Just a reminder – by filling out the survey, you are committing to buy – we’ll be collecting payment when we distribute the items! We want to be able to get people their sweet gear by spring break, so we are asking that you get your orders in by next Tuesday (February 25th ).
Merchandise will not be shipped; you will have to pick them up from us in Cambridge, MA. As always, if you have any questions, you can get in touch with Veronica at firstname.lastname@example.org