Christy Crider was featured in a Nashville Ledger cover story on women in the legal profession in Nashville. Ms. Crider talks about her career, her role as leader of the Firm's Women's Initiative and why a Women's Initiative is needed.
"It's not that we're finding any sort of discrimination where people intentionally don't want women to thrive. It's that, when we look at the statistics, that 15 percent of equity partners nationwide are women, we know we've got work to do and that the status quo is not enough. So what can we do beyond the status quo to keep that talent pool – that's why the Women's Initiative is needed, in my mind. And I hope that when I finish being chair of the Women's Initiative, we will no longer need a Women's Initiative. That would be my goal."
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