Archive | July, 2011

Ideas Worth Spreading

The founder of IBJ, and my boss, Karen Tse, recently gave a talk at the TED conference in Zurich. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TEDTalks cover science, arts, politics, global issues, architecture, music and more. Speakers come from a wide variety of communities and disciplines each with an important, vital idea to share. […]

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Email Etiquette: Technical Aspects

A question I’ve struggled with the most since entering law school (among many) is how to properly email people.  Learning how to draft an email is one of the most important skills a law student can develop. First, we will tackle the technical aspects. 1.  Have a professional email address Avoid email addresses that are […]

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Inspiring People: Sheryl Sandberg

My friend Ashlee was the president of the Women’s Law Society at Southwestern Law School.  We often talk about our post grad plans.  At some point, our conversations always wander towards the topic of balance.  We talk about what it means to “balance personal success and personal fulfillment.” We’ve both been blessed to have women […]

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Profile: Christina Leb, Ph.D. Candidate in International Water Law

Before I left for Geneva, Professor Schlemmer-Schulte gave me a list of contacts she knew in Geneva.  The contacts are all lawyers employed in different areas throughout Geneva.  I have been arranging lunch and coffee dates with all of them to hear more about their career pathways. My first lunch date was with Christina Leb.  […]

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Switzerland and Disneyland

My co-workers and I joke that Switzerland is like Disneyland because the prices are inflated and there’s the Matterhorn.  My roommate and I spent the weekend hiking in Zermatt, which is famous for the Matterhorn. My roommate and I didn’t understand the appeal of the Matterhorn. But that didn’t stop us from taking dozens of […]

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