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Aug 19, 2022

According to Statista, in 2020, 37.4% of lawyers the US are women. That’s a far cry from 1980, when 92% of practicing lawyers in the United States were men, and many jobs weren’t even open to women. How does one navigate this professional terrain?

M.C. Sungaila talks about her path in the law and her podcast, The Portia Project. The Portia Project is an oral history of women in law. M.C. created it to give back, and to encourage young women to explore the many ways a law degree can be useful in their professional careers.