Bianca Slota Scherr ’16 has been recognized in the LGBT Bar’s list of Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40. The list recognizes legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. Scherr is a former assistant district attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
The New York University inaugural Female Founders Fellowship class included Thanisha Pariage ’16. The 12 recipients of the fellowship will be provided funding, female-led network support and other resources. Pariage’s company, KinNect Careers, will receive the resources. In addition to founding KinNect Careers, Pariage is the recruiting and hiring manager at Bronx Defenders.
Arielle Sharma ’16 has been featured in the Boston Business Journal in connection with her new position at Lawyers for Civil Rights.
John Y. Kahlil ’16 has been named president of the Connecticut School Attorneys Council for 2021. The Connecticut School Attorneys Council is a member group of education attorneys representing public school districts across the state. The council works in collaboration with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and the National School Boards Association.