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Seg. 1: Women In Law | Seg. 2: Body Image Research

Segment 1: Bra-Gate inspires a conversation about gender in the legal profession.

Three lawyers speak from personal experience, discussing pay equity, achieving partner status, re-entry to work after maternity leave, implicit bias in the courtroom, the high number of women who leave the profession after 7-10 years and more.

  • Tracy Spradlin, partner, Spradlin Kennedy
  • Dana Tippin Cutler, attorney, James W. Tippin & Associates, past president, Missouri Bar
  • Megan Phillips, co-chair, Missouri Bar: Supreme Court Joint Commission on Women in the Legal Profession,  judicial law clerk, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri 

Segment 2: Studies suggest positive interactions with 3D avatars can improve body image.

What if instead of looking at our bodies through a lens of appearance, we focused more of our attention on what our bodies do for us on a functional level? Study participants looked at 3D images of themselves while being guided through this mindset. A researcher shares the results.

  • Virginia Ramseyer Winter, director, University of Missouri Center For Body Image Research And Policy

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