The inaugural Gala gives advocates the opportunity to join members of the bench and bar for an exclusive evening of collegiality. It provides an opportunity to connect outside the courtroom with old friends, meet some new friends and help celebrate excellence in advocacy, Vancouver style.
The Gala is comprised of a cocktail reception, 3-course dinner with wine and a keynote address from The Honourable Chief Justice Robert J. Bauman of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.
The Summit is part of an ongoing mission to recognize, celebrate and boost the careers of women in law and inspire the next generation of leaders in the profession. It provides a forum to discuss solutions to the unique challenges faced by women in the legal sector.
The agenda includes a host of industry presentations and panel discussions featuring influential thought-leaders from Canada?s top law firms and companies. Sessions include the following panel discussions and presentations:
Breaking through the glass ceiling: supporting women into leadership positions
Addressing unconscious bias and discrimination
Defining your own success as a lawyer
Leveraging flexible work practices to support better work-life balance
Utilizing mentorship opportunities to grow your career
Tackling the wage gap
Executing diversity and inclusion strategies that attract and retain female talent
Lynne will participate as part of the panel discussion on “Defining your own success as a lawyer”.… Read More