College of Law > About > News > DePaul Law joins Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program
By DePaul University College of Law /
October 25, 2016 /
DePaul University College of Law
is proud to announce its inclusion in the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP) and its continuing commitment to diversity in the legal profession.
This year, DAPP expanded its program to DePaul, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Loyola University Chicago
School of Law to support its mission of enhancing opportunities for women
of color law students.
The program selected eleven first-year law students as DAPP scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year. They will receive the
support of the organization in obtaining summer associate positions at law firms and corporations. Throughout the
year, DAPP also will offer large-scale professional development programs and empowerment webinars and programming across the country.
Founded in 2013, DAPP was created as a nonprofit organization to
respond to the overall decrease in women of color legal
professionals. It began as a pilot program at Loyola University
Chicago during the 2014-2015 academic year, and
continued at John Marshall School of Law the subsequent year.
more information or to learn how to host a DAPP scholar in summer 2017, visit dapprogram.org.