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2022 WGCC National Conference: “BACK TO THE FUTURE!”

Thursday, January 27, 2022

For the second year in a row, we're doing things differently as we get ready to go “BACK TO THE FUTURE!” The 2022 WGCC National Conference will be delivered in two main sessions, the first will be held 100% virtually Thursday, January 27, 2022. It starts at 12:00 EST and you will be captivated until at least 4:30. The conference starts immediately following our WGCC Annual General Meeting – get an early start on your CPD hours!

To get you ready to Re-INVENT your approach to all things in what is our ‘new normal’, here is just some of what you will see in our January session:

International Body Language Expert

Nadia Ait, an international body language expert and behaviour analyst, together with the #1 body language expert in the world and ex-FBI Special Agent Joe Navarro, co-founded Body Language Academy by Joe Navarro www.jnbodylanguageacademy.com.

In our January session, your will first hear from Ms. Ait on the importance of nonverbal communication and how to make better connections. She will discuss the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership positions, with a focus on nonverbal communication. Learn from an expert how to better understand and make the most of your own body language as well as more effectively read the body language of others to give you the best chance for success.

General Counsel Office of the Future

We will then be transported into the GC Office of the future where we will hear ‘first-hand’ about the transferability of the influencing skills of the GC into other areas of the business, specifically how those skills prepared Ms. Julia Hanigsberg for the role of President & CEO of Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital. hollandbloorview.ca

Energy for Optimum Mental and Physical Performance

Dr. Haley Perlus will then deliver an awe-inspiring message to ensure that you have the energy for the performance necessary to get you “BACK TO THE FUTURE”!

With virtual meetings a part of everyone’s day to day life we need to ensure that we have the energy - mental and physical - for optimum performance each and every day. Dr. Perlus will explain how to handle the pressure at work, access your skills and talent on demand and perform like a champion athlete in the corporate world. Focusing specifically on senior women leaders in the legal profession, her discussion on resilient leadership for women, how to conquer mental blocks for optimum success, and how to channel optimum energy flow to achieve your highest standard of performance www.DrHaleyPerlus.com

CLICK HERE For Information on CPD Credits 

GCU: General Counsel University

We’re excited to have launched the WGCC’s newest program, GCU in October 2021.

The GCU “Most Sought” GC program offers sessions featuring Korn Ferry competencies, brought to you by some of the most prominent leaders in our field.

Our program has been carefully planned to provide you with the tools you need to achieve the highest standard of corporate legal leadership! And we are keeping our cohorts small to provide you with the best possible experience.

Watch this space for Cohort 3 - details coming in Spring 2022

Click for GCU Information 


Women General Counsel Canada would like to congratulate our very own Treasurer, Hilda Wong (Senior Vice President and General Counsel for First National Financial LP), as this year's WLAO General Counsel Chapter recipient.

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