President of the Law Society of England and Wales I. Stephanie Boyce will visit the University of Winchester Business School

The President of the Law Society of England and Wales, I. Stephanie Boyce, visited Hampshire on May 3-4.

Stephanie is the first person of color to lead 200,000 lawyers and only the sixth woman to serve as president.

She has inspired the next generation of legal professionals with speeches at Sixth Form College Farnborough, University of Winchester Business School and the University of Southampton on ‘Dare to Dream’.

Stephanie is a passionate believer in aiming high and empowering others to overcome barriers.

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Raised on a municipal estate in Buckinghamshire, Stephanie is a testament to the increased social mobility in the legal profession and is an inspiring and visible role model for aspiring lawyers. She also recognizes that much more needs to be done to ensure talented people enter and thrive in the profession.

The Law Society of England and Wales is the independent body for lawyers promoting access to justice and the rule of law. The Law Society strives to improve diversity in the profession through its Diversity Access Program, Social Mobility Ambassadors and participation in the #10000BlackInterns initiative.

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