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

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Wellness at the Nordvik Spa Event

JANUARY 14, 2019 – MONCTON, 1:30PM-5:00PM

In association with the CBA-NB WLF Conference, “The Resilient Lawyer: Building Mental Wellness in Your Practice”, WGCC is offering a wellness break to all attendees of the spa event following the conference.  Admission is not included; no booking required.

Women GCs on Boards: Navigating the Path to Public-Sector Board Positions

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP AND WOMEN GET ON BOARD

MAY 14, 2019 – TORONTO, 3:30PM – 6:30PM

Blakes Women GCs on Boards series is designed to both inspire and support the pursuit of board opportunities through the sharing of successful paths to boards, delivery of practical advice and resources, and access to a community of corporate directors and like-minded peers to help you expand your network. Federal, provincial and municipal levels of government each offer interesting and rewarding opportunities to gain valuable board experience on Crown corporations, agencies and commissions. With the help of experienced directors well versed in public-sector boards at all levels of government and an executive board recruiter specializing in Crown corporations, you will learn the “ins and outs” of the application and interview process and the issues that are unique to this sector that you will need to consider before making your decision to pursue a board opportunity. To register for this seminar, please contact Katrina Pilatos at katrina.pilatos@blakes.com.

Women GCs on Boards: Board Opportunities for Women General Counsel - From Theory to Practice

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP AND WOMEN GET ON BOARD

MAY 21, 2019 – VANCOUVER, 3:30PM – 6:30PM

This program will explore the opportunities presented to women general counsel who seek to secure board positions and will combine roundtable discussions, facilitated breakouts and insights from experienced corporate directors. Topics include developing your board-career plan, value proposition, résumé preparation and network mapping. To register for this seminar, please contact Katrina Pilatos at katrina.pilatos@blakes.com.

McCarthy Tétrault CoLab : Addressing Legal Operations Pain Points

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MCCARTHY TÉTRAULT

MAY 30, 2019 - MONTREAL, 2:00PM-5:00PM

The role of General Counsel is becoming increasingly challenging as budgets tighten and business environments become more complex. To succeed, you need to identify and address “pain points” – those issues and challenges that keep you up at night. These pain points might include risk management, workload balancing, and adding strategic value to your organization. McCarthy Tétrault and the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) through chapters in Canada, and the Women General Counsel Canada (WGCC), are pleased to offer you our design thinking lab to help resolve these pain points. Design Thinking is a methodology used to solve complex problems. Design Thinking uses empathy and creativity to explore possibilities and design desired outcomes to benefit the business. We are pleased to offer this program is to all in-house counsel and legal operations team members. For more information, please view the PDF here.









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