Board Position with Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL)
Ms. Bhatti is the Co-Chair of Strategic Partnerships for GAWL
Founded in 1928, the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers ("GAWL") proudly serves the diverse interests of women lawyers a in Georgia. GAWL has been pioneering for women lawyers for over 85 years, enhancing the welfare and development of women lawyers and supporting their interests. GAWL’s founders include Minnie Hale Daniel (President, 1928-1929), the first woman to graduate from law school in Georgia, and Betty Reynolds Cobb (President 1929-1930), the first woman to pass the Georgia State bar examination.
GAWL plays a key role in the advancement of women lawyers' interests throughout the state. GAWL has a strong, bipartisan voice on issues such as judicial nomination process, legislative affairs, work-life balance issues, and on the education, training, and sponsorship of women lawyers to take their rightful place as leaders in the state of Georgia.
Junior League of Atlanta (JLA)
Ms. Bhatti serves on the Impacts and Measurements Committee.
The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. (JLA) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Board of Directors for Mental Health America of Georgia
Ms. Bhatti currently serves on the Board of Directors for Mental Health America of Georgia.
Mental Health America of Georgia (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association of Georgia) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with mental health challenges as well as promoting mental wellness throughout Georgia.
MHA of GA works to increase the quality of life and advocate for independence for individuals with a severe and persistent mental illness through our training programs and supports. They also advocate with community partners to eliminate health disparities and reduce stigma and discrimination.
MHA of Georgia is the state’s affiliate of National Mental Health America, our country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and illness. Mental Health America was established in 1909 by former psychiatric patient Clifford W. Beers.