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The WGCC National Conference is an annual event attracting over 75 in-house counsels who are leaders within their organizations. Attendees come from the private, public, and the not-for-profit sector. This Conference is unique because it is organized by women legal leaders for women legal leaders. The goal of the Conference is to address issues from a perspective not found elsewhere.

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The Unique Challenges and Opportunities of Women GCs

The 2024 National Conference, themed The Unique Challenges and Opportunities of Women GCs, takes place over two sessions. The FIRST segment of the Conference will be held VIRTUALLY on Wednesday February 7, 2024 at 10:30 am (EST), followed by the WGCC Annual General Meeting (which begins at 12:00 pm). 

WGCC Conference Agenda - February 7, 2024

10:30 am – 12:00 pm EST

Part One: Presentation by Megan Gallagher, Senior Consultant at Robert Walters

During our first segment, we will hear from an expert about the latest insights and survey results regarding compensation disparities between men and women GC’s, insights in respect of the different challenges faced by women GC’s regarding promotion and advancement, and commentary with respect to the dynamic landscape of pay expectation, career transitions and job opportunities in the 2024 job market.

To view Megan's bio, click here

Part Two: Panel Discussion & Breakout Sessions - How To Ask For What You Want (And Deserve)

In our second segment, we will focus the discussion on seeking outcomes as GC, from the right compensation, building your team, redefining the scope of a role, and getting a seat at the table.

You will have an opportunity to hear from other women GC’s and share your own perspectives in an interactive and thought-provoking discussion.

The panel will be moderated by:

Adrian Lang - Chief Legal and Privacy Officer, Staples Canada
Pinar Ozyetis - General Counsel, StackAdapt 

We will showcase the experiences of:

Nathalie Clark - EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Aurora Cannabis Inc.
Shanin Lott Consultant, Russell Reynolds Associates

Annual General Meeting
12:00 pm- 12:30 pm

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