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U favors men’s sports

“Let’s not beat around the bush; let’s not come up with fancy reasons — this is gender discrimination,” said Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a law professor in Florida and the senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation. … read the entire article at the Minnesota Daily.

Gender Gap Shrinking Worldwide in Aquatic Sports at Olympic Games

“Women make up 50 percent of the (world) population, so I can’t see any logical reason for women not being 50 percent of the competitors,” said Nancy Hogshead-Makar, the senior director of advocacy at the Women’s Sports Foundation and a 1984 swimming Olympic champion. Having been a swimmer for many years, Hogshead-Makar said she saw […]

CFAWL Networking Event May 18th!

Florida Coastal School of Law students are invited to reserve their spot now for CFAWL’s upcoming program on professional progress for students and young professionals.  This event, Developing Distinction in Women: Progressing as a Professional, Networking, and Staying Safe, Healthy and Sane Along the Way, will be limited to just 100 attendees.  Co-hosted by the Central […]

What Corporate CEOs And Floyd Mayweather Have In Common And Who’s Got the Better Job

“What do top media corporate CEOs and boxer Floyd Mayweather have in common?  The short answer is $30 million in compensation a year. Who’s got the better job?  Well if you want to have perpetual office hours, and depend on thousands of other people to implement your plans, and also depend on fickle irrational viewers of TV […]

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Program

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will soon launch their Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Program.  This program was established in 2009 as a part of the Firm’s ongoing efforts to increase diversity both at our Firm and in the legal profession as a whole.  The Firm will offer three scholarships in the amount of […]