Capitol Hill Chapter Presents: WHAT GIRLS NEED: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women By Marisa Porges, PhD.

As a former student at The Baldwin School outside Philadelphia, Porges was raised in a community designed to produce strong, independent women. After earning a BA in geophysics from Harvard, she fulfilled her childhood dream of flying jets off aircraft carriers for the U.S. Navy before serving as a counterterrorism expert in Afghanistan, and as a senior advisor in the Obama White House. In 2016, in an unexpected move for someone whose ambitions had taken her so far from home, Porges returned to head The Baldwin School. In doing so, she began to see with great clarity how small moments in her early education gave her the tools she would eventually sharpen and deploy to excel in areas that were traditionally perceived as “a man’s world.”. By registering for this event, you agree to receive email communications from the Federal Bar Association and affiliated sponsors of the program concerning event details, Continuing Legal Education certification, programming changes, upcoming events, surveys, and post-event communications.

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