Emily Wessel Farr will serve as Co-Editor of the American Bar Association's Woman Advocate Committee newsletter, The Woman Advocate.
Emily Wessel Farr will join the Chicago Urban League Entrepreneurship Center as a Business Coach this September, 2017. As part of this volunteer role, Emily will hold office hours at the Urban League every third Wednesday of the month.
The Chicago Urban League works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation. Founded in 1916, the Urban League was one of the first affiliates of the National Urban League (NUL) organized in this country to address the needs of African Americans migrating from the rural South to the northern cities in unprecedented numbers at the dawn of the 20th century.
In April, 2017, Myra celebrated its 1 Year Anniversary. Myra, Chicago's All-Female Speakers Bureau, started when 12 women gathered in River North for a small talk on big issues. Since then, Myra has grown to a 501(c)(3) with 47 speakers and 250 followers. Learn more about Myra, founded by Ardent Law attorney Emily Wessel Farr, at myratalks.org