The Careerist: Asian-American Women Are Filling the GC Suite
Vivia Chen’s latest Careerist column talks about the uptick in Asian American women GCs in the US:
Of the 20 Asian-American lawyers now heading the legal departments of Fortune 500 companies, eight are women. And in China, where patriarchy rules and boys are still favored, over 50 percent of general counsel are women, reports legal consulting firm Acritas.
Past AABANY Presidents Jean Lee and Clara Ohr are quoted in the article.
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Whatever became of Tiger Mom’s kids?
Remember Amy Chua and her book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, which stirred up a storm of controversy when it first came out, coined the term Tiger Mom and brought down a heap of criticism on her and her alleged child-rearing practices?
Well, Careerist columnist Vivia Chen has an update for us about Chua’s two daughters. Are they in rehab or therapy (or worse)? Follow the link to find out. (It’s the second article, after “Moolah for Diversity,” and subscription may be required.)
Careerist on Nerdy APA Lawyers
Vivia Chen was at the NAPABA National Convention in Atlanta and reports about the non-dweeby APA lawyers she saw there. She asks:
So are APA lawyers still saddled with a nerdy, not-ready-for-prime-time image? Is this the way law firms and corporations perceive Asian Americans, or the way we perceive ourselves? Whose stereotype is it?
Read the article and share your thoughts.