The Greater Washington Area Chapter, Women Lawyers Division, National Bar Association (GWAC) presented Kirra L. Jarratt, Executive Directory of the DC Bar Foundation, with the 2015 Charlotte E. Ray Award on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Since 1989, GWAC and the GWAC Foundation have annually recognized an outstanding African-American woman from the local bar in honor of Charlotte E. Ray, the first woman admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the first African-American woman certified as a lawyer in the United States. Ms. Jarratt was selected because of her tremendous contribution to the local legal community and for laying the ground work for future African-American women attorneys to succeed in the profession.