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Augusta S. Dowd Honored Among the 2018 Women Who Shape the State


Birmingham, AL – White Arnold & Dowd P.C. is pleased to announce that Augusta S. Dowd, shareholder, vice president, and managing lawyer, has been named among the 2018 Women Who Shape the State by the Alabama Media Group, which locally includes The Birmingham News, Birmingham Magazine, and  Dowd joined 29 other women statewide who were honored for their personal impacts on their cities, regions or the entire state of Alabama in the philanthropy, commerce, public service, nonprofit, small business, and advocacy sectors.

As the accompanying article in Birmingham Magazine noted: “Dowd is a shareholder, vice president, and managing lawyer at White Arnold & Dowd. She also recently finished a term as the Alabama State Bar Association president. She is active in the Birmingham community, engaging with organizations like the Birmingham Bar Association, the YWCA of Central Alabama, the Alabama Law Foundation’s Atticus Finch Society, and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association. She believes leadership growth is a process. ‘The best leaders are often made, forged by hard work, and benefiting from wisdom gained through experience,’ she says. She also places great value in relationships. ‘For me, being a leader also means viewing your co-workers as real humans with real lives and appreciating how those real lives impact how they work best.'”

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