Women's Initiative

Women's Initiative

Mission

AGG's Women’s Initiative works hand-in-hand with the Diversity Committee. Its mission is to support and advance the professional development of women attorneys at AGG. AGG’s Women’s Initiative works to achieve the following goals in support of its mission:
  • To promote the retention and advancement of women attorneys at AGG by enhancing client development skills and helping women attorneys develop and/or expand their client base;
  • To encourage women attorneys at AGG to seek leadership positions within the firm by exposing them to opportunities to develop firm leadership skills;
  • To teach women attorneys at AGG how to contribute to and benefit from the economic viability of the firm;
  • To enable women attorneys to become successful and contributing members of AGG while attaining a satisfactory balance between their legal careers and their personal aspirations;
  • To celebrate the accomplishments of our women attorneys.

Programs

The Women’s Initiative hosts quarterly functions to promote internal networking and teambuilding among the firm’s women attorneys, female summer associates, clients and the community. The firm supports and seeks to develop female leadership within the firm and to align itself with the firm's female clients by understanding and supporting their unique needs as professional women.

AGG Women in the Community

AGG's female attorneys are actively involved with organizations which promote and support women in the Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and broader communities. The firm has maintained a long-term partnership with, and fully supports, the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, whose belief is that “together, we can increase self-sufficiency among women and girls and accomplish positive social change.” AGG's women attorneys actively participate in many other community organizations, including the following:
  • Atlanta Girls’ School
  • Atlanta Women’s Foundation
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)
  • Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (Board participation)
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL - AGG Attorney, Past President)
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, Atlanta affiliate (Board participation)
  • Women's Affordable Housing Network
  • Pathbuilders
  • YWCA of Greater Atlanta
  • National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women
  • Women Business Leaders in the U.S. Healthcare Industry
  • Women Healthcare Executives
  • Women in Technology International