Amount granted: $25,000
Grant year: 2021
Grant category: Education
$25,000 to launch its Women of Color Initiative with a specific focus on disrupting barriers to the advancement of women of color through law school and into their early careers. As a result of this initiative, the experiences of these women of color in law school will improve and they will be more likely to complete their education and launch sustaining careers in the profession.
Ms. JD seeks to support and improve the experiences of women law students and lawyers through its blog, programming, virtual course library, resources and online community of thousands of women in the profession. Its goal is to expand and retain, while eliminating barriers to, a robust, diverse pipeline of women in the legal profession in the U.S. by providing an accessible network of training, mentoring and support from pre-law through early career.