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Come hear me speak at the CBA June 14, 2018

Canadian Bar Association – Public Sector Lawyers Meeting Topic:  Gender Equality in the Workplace Speakers:  Dr. Maureen Fitzgerald, Gender Diversity Advisor, Former Lawyer and Author Anne Nickerson, Director of the City of Vancouver's Equal Employment Opportunity Program Date:  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Pacific Time) Locations:  Vancouver: Community Legal Assistance Association at Suite

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Events, Gender|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Come hear me speak at the CBA June 14, 2018

Come hear me talk about Gender and Mediation on June 15

I am speaking in Victoria next Thursday at the Canadian Bar Association. The topic is gender and mediation. Sign up here. It's at noon and should be fun. Lawyers from ADR, the Women Lawyer's section and young lawyers are all invited!

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Come hear me talk about Gender and Mediation on June 15

Come see me speak on January 21 on Lean Out

I am speaking at the Canadian Bar Association on January 21 at lunchtime in downtown Vancouver. This will be my he first talk on my new book: Lean Out  (out in a few weeks).  Here is the Blurb: LEAN OUT, NOT IN

Flexible work is the answer for women lawyers

Thanks to Linda Robertson, a Lawyer Coach who wrote a great article on how Australian Law Firms are embracing flex-time for lawyers. Right now very few Canadian law firms offer flex-time or part time work, suggesting its not profitable. In Australia almost 70% of law school graduates are female, so many firms had to adjust if

By |September 12th, 2013|Categories: Advancing Women, Lawyers, News, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Flexible work is the answer for women lawyers

Few female judges get appointed

Lawyer Krystle Gill wrote a great article in Bar Talk (April 2013) about women judges. Here are some interesting statistics: - In 1912 , the first woman was admitted to be a lawyer in BC. - In 2009, the first woman was appointed to the Supreme Court as a judge. - Since 2009, of the 33

New CBA President says women lawyers still lag

The new head of the Canadian Bar Association of BC is a woman and clearly knows what she is talking about.  Sharon Mathews, a seasoned lawyer writes in her first column (in BarTalk, October) that despite the gains for women lawyers, true equality and diversity eludes us. She says that the fact that we cannot

By |November 9th, 2011|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on New CBA President says women lawyers still lag