Tag: Women of Color
Allison M. Whelan
Associate, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington D.C.; J.D., University of Minnesota Law School; M.A. Bioethics, University of Minnesota. Special thanks to Professor Michele Goodwin and the editors of the Cornell Law Review. The views expressed in this article are the author’s and do not represent those of any past, current, or future employer.
Much progress has been made to increase women’s overall representation in clinical trials, but there is far more work to be done with respect to the representation of women of color, and people of color in general. The primary focus of this Article is the inadequate representation of women of color, and people of color more generally, in clinical trials.
This year, the Cornell Law Review will host, When Does The Bell Toll For Women’s Equality?, an online symposium that examines the political, economic, social, and legal status of women. The symposium makes interventions along the lines of sex, race, and class to understand the persistence of women’s inequality and invisibility at a critical juncture…