In an article for law.com, Aviva Will explains the importance of having more women in leadership positions and how the Equity Project can be used to help close the gender gap in law.
“Law firms that are feeling pressure from a decline in revenue may be tempted to cut diversity initiatives. But leveraging The Equity Project doesn’t cost law firms or their clients money out the door. And in times of economic strife it’s inherently beneficial for organizations—including law firms and the clients they serve—to have a diversity of perspective. We know that greater levels of gender diversity at the highest echelons of organizations tend to lead to better business outcomes.”