The Junior League Offers Free Access to Online Webinar Wednesday January 14

By: The Association of Junior Leagues International
NEW YORK - Jan. 12, 2015 - PRLog -- Knowing the intense interest that women’s groups of all descriptions have in ensuring that legal rights for women – both in the workplace and in their personal lives – are robust and certain,The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. ( (AJLI) is offering free access to an online webinar calledGender Justice Warriors: Creating Power and Change for Women and Girls. The webinar, which will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, January 14, will be led byCarol Robles-Román, President and CEO of Legal Momentum (, the national legal organization that advances and defends the rights of women and girls.

Susan Danish, AJLI’s Executive Director, said, “Whether it is creating partnerships with public and private employers on the issue of equal pay and workplace fairness, or legally representing women who were subjected to workplace discrimination and sexual assault, or calling elected officials to respond forcefully to the scourge of domestic violence, Carol Robles-Román is deeply involved in some of the most pressing legal issues for women today.”

She added, “This is an area that Junior Leagues and their members care deeply about. We are delighted to be able to open up Carol’s webinar to non-League members, both as individuals and members of other organizations, so they can also benefit from her hands-on experience in creating lasting community impact.”

Non-League members who wish to attend the webinar can register here (, or by visiting the AJLI website ( and clicking on the Get Involved > Webinars tab.

Ms. Robles-Román is a national speaker and appears regularly in the media, speaking about national and international trends in the law and courts, education, women’s rights, immigration, human trafficking and violence against women, most recently on CNN discussing her mentorship program, GPS: Girl Power School, and on ABC. She was formerly Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and was the first woman to serve as Counsel to a NYC Mayor. She advised the Mayor and the executive branch on governance and compliance, judicial selection, anti-discrimination laws, ethics, police oversight, disability and access laws, domestic violence, and immigration.

Additional upcoming seminars also open to the public include Advocating for Change and Advancing Your Mission on January 28, and Emotional Intelligence – A Predictor for Success on February 11.

About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.

Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. ( (AJLI) is comprised of more than 150,000 women in 292 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, they constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.

Tracy Van Buskirk
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