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TED Talk #3: Legal Careers

TED Talk #3 at UAA: "Legal Careers"
In the third of a series of law-related TED Talks, 36 students from Urban Action Academy were able to engage in a rich discussion about the career paths followed by 6 women who entered the law field and found both professional and personal success. These presenters are part of the legal team for the New York City Department of Education, which represents the school system and its 1.2 million children.

During the TED Talk, students were provided with reflection sheets and gave high praise to the presenters. Some important take-aways from student participants include:

"Never back down on an opportunity when given or if needed.. be passionate about what you do in life. Never burn your bridges.""I learned that it doesn't matter how hard something is, you have to keep pushing and make that money""I learned that you don't have to go to college right after high school or even 1 year later and still get a good care…