Summary of Meetings: Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island
Number of Meetings Held:3
October 06, 2020
Registration Count: 37
Guest Speaker: Kerry Simmons, QC, CBABC Executive Director Kimberly Henders Miller, Mentor, Crown Counsel Kate Dutton, Mentee, Crown Counsel Carrie Moffatt, Mentee, Assistant City Solicitor at the City of Victoria
Meeting Title/Topic: Mentorship - the Why's and How To's
Synopsis: This event presenteed an opportunity for law students and junior lawyers to learn more about connecting with a mentor and also for more experienced lawyers looking for a way to contribute to the positive development of the profession.
November 19, 2020
Registration Count: 9
Guest Speaker: N/A
Meeting Title/Topic: A Night of Many Hats
Synopsis: We all wear many hats: some professional, some personal, and some literal, and we loved to hear about what our members were up to at work, at home, and out in the community.
March 09, 2021
Registration Count: 35
Guest Speaker: Shari R. Pearlman from the Lawyer Assistance Program
Meeting Title/Topic: Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Others: How to Unwind While our Work/Life are Intertwined
Synopsis: This program presented information and interaction regarding the stressors of having our personal and professional lives mixing together and how to carve out space to take care of ourselves while still engaging with work and homelife.