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Alecia Wartowski
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Alecia R. Wartowski is currently the Director of Programs at Northwestern University's Women's Center. She focuses her work on gender equity and racial justice. Before coming to Northwestern, she served as a legal aid attorney in Chicago and focused on family law and guardian ad litem of minors work. Alecia received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin, her masters degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

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Breastfeeding at the Bar Exam?

(1) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 5:36 PM

Kristin Pagano recently asked the Illinois Bar to accommodate her ability to breastfeed her newly-born child while taking the two-day bar exam this February. The Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar has established procedures for requesting reasonable accommodations and Pagano followed them. The only issue for the association to...

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Change Makers Create Cultural Change on Campus: A Northwestern University Case Study

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 12:48 PM

From racial and ethnic diversity to an influx of "first generation" students and the challenges of being a low-income student, most college and universities in this country have begun to recognize that the face of higher education is changing.

The struggle, however, has been in how to accommodate or...

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