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Women Leading the Way

Learn more about trailblazing women, especially those in the legal profession, in US history. View short bios and see highlights of women recently honored by the various ABA Goal III Entities, including activists, judges, and other trailblazers.

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Webinar: Celebrating Women's Leadership

We invite you to join ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross and Commission on Women in the Profession Chair Hon. Maureen Mulligan as they lead a robust roundtable discussion about the history of the advancement of women in the legal profession as well as the lessons learned by this esteemed group as they carved their paths to the top of the profession.

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21 Day Grit & Growth Mindset Challenge

We invite you to participate in a 21 day challenge composed of short daily activities that will help you to build your knowledge of these concepts and acquire tools to develop grit and a growth mindset-orientation.

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International Women's Day Statement of ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross

March 8, 2023 – The American Bar Association joins with the world community today to celebrate International Women's Day, which recognizes the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women and commits to the acceleration towards true equality for all women and girls.

International Day of Women Judges Statement of ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross

March 10, 2023 — The American Bar Association joins the world community in celebrating the International Day of Women Judges, as we acknowledge the progress that has been made and commit to promoting the full and equal participation of women at all levels of the judiciary.

Commission on Women in the Profession


The mission of the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession is to secure full and equal participation of women in the ABA, the profession and the justice system.

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The Commission serves as a clearinghouse of information relevant to women lawyers, including statistics, articles, reports, research, and organizations.

Multimedia Library

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Get a fresh, innovative angle on the issues that are important and relevant to women in the legal profession by subscribing to Perspectives, the magazine for and about women lawyers. ABA women members can receive Perspectives in an electronic format at no additional cost.


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What is Women's History Month?

The practice of dedicating a date/dates to recognizing women's history and labor goes back as far as 1909. Learn more about the origins of Women's History Month in the United States and internationally from the United Nations' page on International Women's Day.

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Men in the Mix Toolkit

This toolkit addresses hurdles, psychological and otherwise, that men may face whether they're considering involvement in a women’s affinity group or just having a conversation about the disparities faced by their women colleagues. The content for the toolkit was developed through four programs held across the country.

Building Allies Toward Gender Equity

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