‘Analysts and Associates’ Category

August 24th, 2012, 6:00 am

Helping Young Women Lawyers Develop Global Skills

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) One of the most important lessons for younger lawyers to understand these days is the impact of globalization. The need to develop a global consciousness and comfort in working with clients around the world is growing, and growing quickly – according to Katie Larkin-Wong, an Associate at Latham [...]

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February 29th, 2008, 7:22 am

Journal of an Aspiring Professional

During the summer of 2005, I traveled around Vietnam with my friend Mary. We started off in Old Saigon and worked our way along the coast, via beach resorts, to the northern city of Hanoi. We had plans to travel from Hanoi to Sapa, a small village on the border between Vietnam and China. Our [...]

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January 8th, 2008, 7:29 am

Harvard Business School Profiles: Lina’s Private to Public Transition

Contributed by Lauren Davis Lina is a bit of an anomaly among first year MBA students at Harvard Business School (HBS). Attending Harvard on an academic fellowship, Lina already has a summer position lined up with a prestigious investment bank. So, while her classmates are scurrying to presentations and networking events for summer employment, she [...]

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December 17th, 2007, 7:17 am

Harvard Business School Profiles: Hannah and the Importance of Mentors

Contributed by Lauren Davis Last summer, at one New York investment bank, a male executive dropped into a luncheon for women employees and asked their advice about a problem. He explained that didn’t really understand what motivated female investment bankers, because they “seemed to want different things” than their male counterparts. While this comment was [...]

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November 5th, 2007, 8:00 am

Meeting the Mayor

With the Women on Wall Street (WOWS) conference still fresh in my head, I started thinking about the professional metamorphosis I have made in the past year. One marker of this change is a Meet the Press event that a respectable Chicago newspaper coordinates annually. Last year I walked in wearing a suit to camouflage [...]

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