Black, female and proud: lawyer is praised by Theresa May

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A black female campaigner for equality in the legal industry has been praised by Theresa May.

As the most senior black female lawyer in her field, Funke Abimbola 43 from St Albans has been named a Point of Light by the Prime Minister for her work.

Ms Abimbola has spoken to Parliament, the Law Society and countless conferences about diversity in the legal profession.

In a personal letter to Ms Abimbola, the Prime Minister said: “You have become a role model for thousands of young people, inspiring them to believe that race or gender should not be a barrier to achieving their potential.

A black female campaigner for equality in the legal industry has been praised by Theresa May.

As the most senior black female lawyer in her field, Funke Abimbola 43 from St Albans has been named a Point of Light by the Prime Minister for her work.

Ms Abimbola has spoken to Parliament, the Law Society and countless conferences about diversity in the legal profession.

In a personal letter to Ms Abimbola, the Prime Minister said: “You have become a role model for thousands of young people, inspiring them to believe that race or gender should not be a barrier to achieving their potential.

Written  by Hana Carter, featured in St Albans Review – http://www.stalbansreview.co.uk/news/14808219.Black__female_and_proud__lawyer_is_praised_by_Theresa_May/

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