University of Maryland Carey School of Law
Career Development Office
True Grit and a Growth Mindset:
The Secrets of Success for Young Women Lawyers
and Lawyers of Color
12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Room 205
Aracely Muñoz Petrich, Esq.,
Vice President of Strategic Development
Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Washington, DC
True Grit is having the tenacity to work hard and to be committed to achieve one’s goals. Growth mindset is being flexible and not being rigid so that creativity and abilities can be enhanced to their fullest potential. Ms. Muñoz Petrich will speak about those attributes and will work with the audience on scenarios that cover how Grit can be instrumental in job interviews, evaluations and negotiating what you need to succeed.
Co-sponsored by the Women, Leadership & Equality Program, the Women’s Bar Association, and the Students Supporting the Women’s Law Center, with appreciation to American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, and The Grit Project.