WCIE and the Women’s Bar Association of D.C. (WBA) have partnered to offer a personal and professional development program for our ESOL students who are women judges from Afghanistan.

The program - which meets online on Zoom, to serve students in the U.S. and around the world - is offered as the “Women’s International Leadership Academy.” Topics in the first quarter of 2023 have included:

This personal and professional development program for the judges continues, to encourage them in their transition to life in the U.S.

Many thanks to WCIE Advisor Gersende Watteau and WBA President Candace Beck for their organization of this special program, and to the WBA for their support of and partnership in this program. Please contact Gersende Watteau by email, if you are interested in learning more or might wish to support this initiative.