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Best Talk by Reese Witherspoon

Here is an excerpt from Reese Witherspoon's talk of the year. "I think we are in a culture crisis in every field. In every industry, women are underrepresented and underpaid in leadership positions. Under 5 percent of CEOs of fortune 500 companies are women. Only 19 percent of Congress is women. No wonder we don't have the

Come to my talk breaking down barriers for women leaders

I am speaking at the IDEAS SALON at the University Women's Club on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 6:30pm. My talk is on how to advance more women into leadership. Please come. Its open to the public and olly $15. Click here to find out more.

By |September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Come to my talk breaking down barriers for women leaders

BC is not measuring up to gender equality

Every year, West Coast LEAF grades BC on how it's meeting its international obligations on women's rights. Every year, for the most part, LEAF has found progress lacking. So, how is BC measuring up on women's equality in 2016? Unfortunately, not a lot has changed. “This year's Report Card is primarily a story of inaction. While BC

By |November 7th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Lawyers, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BC is not measuring up to gender equality

The Hillary Phenomenon: Lawyer uncovers research on why we don’t like Hillary

PRESS RELEASE: VANCOUVER, CANADA, October 6, 2016 – Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD, a gender diversity advisor and former lawyer shines a clear light on why so many people don’t like Hillary Clinton. It has nothing to do with her as a person or even her politics, but rather our entire culture that often sees women as second class

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Hillary Phenomenon: Lawyer uncovers research on why we don’t like Hillary

Come to the LEAF AGM and Four Minutes for Equality

LEAF (Legal Education and Action Fund) invites you to come hear four-minute presentations by West Coast LEAF's fabulous program leads featuring images, stories, and highlights of our work to advance women's equality this year. DATE: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 TIME: 5-7 p.m. LOCATION: Law Courts Inn, 5th floor - 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver The presentations

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Come to the LEAF AGM and Four Minutes for Equality