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UPCOMING EVENTS

From networking to professional development to social activities, WGCC is thrilled to connect with you. 

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Be the CEO of Your Own Career 

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (FROM APRIL 16, 2020) - Saint John, New Brunswick

Presented in partnership with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Women Get on Board

You are invited to attend a program hosted by Blakes in partnership with Women General Counsel Canada and Women Get on Board at the Union Club in Saint John, New Brunswick. The program, "Be the CEO of Your Own Career", will begin with a luncheon hosted by the WGCC. After lunch, Alison Jeffrey  (Senior Adviser, Strategic Initiatives  Client Development Coaching, Blakes) and Deborah Rosati (Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board) will discuss how to step up in your career and position yourself for advancement in the future which will be followed by a panel of senior women executives who will share their experiences and thoughts on the different roads they travelled to advance in their careers. The agenda and registration will be available shortly. For further information, please contact caitriona.robinson@blakes.com.

Stepping Up: Preparing to be a GC 

April 30 & May 1, 2020 - VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Presented in partnership Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

This leadership program was designed to provide women with the necessary skills, knowledge and direction to step up to the role of general counsel (GC). The GC nomination process is now open. For further information, please contact caitriona.robinson@blakes.com.

Canadian Law Awards 2020

May 7, 2020 - Toronto, ONTARIO

CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Canadian Law Awards 2020, presented by Lexpert and supported by Canadian Lawyer and InHouse magazines is proudly supported by Women General Counsel Canada. 

The event, which will be held on May 7 at Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, will recognize the nation’s leading in-house legal teams & individuals as well as law firms and landmark deals and cases. The inaugural awards will be a true reflection of excellence across the legal profession and a single gala night welcoming hundreds of attendees from across Canada for the live reveal of winners, celebration and networking.

For more information about nominating and awarding excellence please visit https://www.lawawards.ca/.

Canadian General Counsel Awards 2020 

June 4, 2020 - Toronto, ONTARIO

Now in its 16th year, the CGCA will take place at the Fairmont Royal York in June 2020.

The CGCA is Canada’s national programme designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House Counsel community.

This special evening honouring the best counsel in Canada brings together the senior members of the Canadian private bar and the leading In-House Counsel in the country in a celebration of the accomplishments of the Canadian legal profession over the past year.

For more information, please visit their website or contact Dan Malamet at dmalamet@zsa.ca or 416-368-2051 x 235.

Women GCs on Boards: Resume Writing Workshop 

JUNE 8, 2020 - Toronto, Ontario

Presented in partnership with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Women Get On Board 

A board resume is an ongoing, dynamic document. It requires careful thought and creativity on your part to identify what makes you unique and how you stand out from others. Our board resume writing workshop will help you engage your creative mind to think about who you are, what you offer, and how you “go to market” to let others know that you are looking for a board opportunity in a particular industry/sector and how you can add value.

The agenda and registration will be available shortly. For further information, please contact caitriona.robinson@blakes.com.

Stepping Up: Preparing to be a GC 

OCTOBER 23, 2020 - Montréal, Quebec

Presented in partnership with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

This leadership program was designed to provide women with the necessary skills, knowledge and direction to step up to the role of general counsel (GC). The agenda and nomination process will be available shortly. For further information, please contact caitriona.robinson@blakes.com.

Women GCs on Boards (Annual Half-Day Workshop): Elevating Your Board Effectiveness 

NOVEMBER 24, 2020 - Toronto, Ontario

Presented in partnership with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Women Get On Board 

The agenda and registration will be available shortly. For further information, please contact caitriona.robinson@blakes.com.


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