In 2019, the Author organized with Maria Isabel Medina and participated as a panelist in the Roundtable on Intersectionality and Strengths and Challenges in Leadership at the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference. This Essay is one of four in the cited article. The Essay summarizes the Author’s remarks at the Roundtable on contemplating a leadership role, the value of mentorship, and the profound impact that a woman of color as dean can have, simply by occupying that role.
M. Isabel Medina, Jennifer Rosato Perea, Elena Maria Marty-Nelson, & Sudha Setty, Roundtable on Intersectionality and Strengths and Challenges in Leadership, 23 U. PA. J.L. & SOC. CHANGE 363 (2020).