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IAWJ Member Justice Mary Yu to Introduce Girls to Court Careers Today

United States | IAWJ member and Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will be speaking today, together with other women judges, to 55 middle-school girl students about potential careers in the legal system. Justice Yu will speak to the girls at the Color of Justice program. A program created by the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) and designed to  “provide youth a chance
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Twenty-seven IAWJ Members from Sixteen Countries attended the National Association of Women Judges’ Annual Meeting

Texas, USA | Twenty-seven IAWJ judges from sixteen countries joined their US colleagues at the annual meeting of the National Association of Women Judges, held in San Antonio Texas, October 3-6. During the meeting, IAWJ President Vanessa Ruiz was interviewed about IAWJ’s mission and programs. She spoke about the close and longstanding relationship between IAWJ and NAWJ.

Twenty-seven IAWJ Members from Sixteen Countries attended the National Association of Women Judges’ Annual Meeting

Judge G. Helen Whitener elected to serve as co-chair of the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission

IAWJ member, Judge G. Helen Whitener of the United States, has been elected to serve as co-chair of the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission. This Commission is “charged with the mission of ensuring that all courts in the state of Washington remain free of bias so that justice might be adjudicated in a neutral and fair manner.” In this new chapter, Judge Whitener will
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Judge G. Helen Whitener elected to serve as co-chair of the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission

Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

Judge G. Helen Whitener, and IAWJ member and member of the Pierce County Superior Court Bench since 13 January 2015, has been asked to present as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference set to take place in West Palm Beach, Florida. Judge Whitener will also provide a separate presentation titled, “Racism and Sexism in the Law.” The Black Women
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Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference