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International Women’s Day: ‘Break the Bias,’ World IP Review

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

In recognition of this year’s International Women’s Day theme—Break the Bias—World IP Review asked partner Krista Venegas to share her insights on how women in IP still experience bias, how diversity contributes to a team’s success, and some of the ways Morgan Lewis tackles bias in the legal industry.

Krista noted that some still view having one woman on a team of lawyers as “sufficient” to create a diverse team. “My most successful teams are well-balanced in terms of gender and racial diversity and bring a range of talent, personal experiences, and perspectives that benefit our work for clients,” Krista shared, adding that at Morgan Lewis, “we have robust mentoring and sponsorship initiatives that connect women with allies at the firm, in and beyond the IP space, who help position them for more opportunities and, ultimately, success.”

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