Ms. JD, an organization which aims to improve the experiences of women in law school and practicing law, awarded one of its 18 fellowships to 3L Irene Lehne.
Lehne, who founded the law school's Labor and Employment Law Society, has also served on the Drexel Law Review and spent her summers interning for Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the Civil Rights Unit of the Philadelphia City Solicitor's Office and PSA Legal Counsellors in New Delhi, India. In the next year, Lehne will serve as the Law Student Division Liaison to the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
The Ms. JD fellowship promotes mentoring and professional development for female students. In addition to receiving financial support and invitations to ABA and Ms. JD events, each fellowship winner is paired with a mentor from the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession’s Margaret Brent Award Winners and Commissioners.