AWL Mentoring Circles Program 2018

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  • January 17, 2018 - November 21, 2018
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

AWL is excited to continue its Mentoring Circles Program in 2018. The Mentoring Circles Program continues to be available to women lawyers in Calgary of all years of call and practice status. Participants may be practicing, non-practicing, or retired members of the Law Society of Alberta. AWL believes mentoring relationships are an important way for women lawyers to provide and receive support to and from other women in the profession to enhance their own careers and personal and professional lives. Lawyers who wish to establish a 1 to 1 mentoring relationship with someone they connect with at the Mentoring Circles Program are encouraged to do so.

Tickets

Participants may use the tickets options above to register and pay upfront for all six sessions at a lesser price, or register and pay for each session individually as the events are released.

Format & Dates
The Mentoring Circles Program will be organized in a mentoring “circles” format, consisting of approximately 6-8 women per “circle” at various levels of seniority. This format will provide for both upwards and downwards mentoring among participants. The circles will meet 6 times throughout the year as follows:

January 17, 2018: For the first session of the year, AWL is hosting a “Candid Conversations” round table event based on speed networking. This event is intended to provide an opportunity for junior women lawyers to casually ask questions and advice from the following distinguished female members of the bar and judiciary:

The Honourable Madam Justice Patricia Rowbotham
Patricia Sealy
Noralee Bradley, Q.C.
Sarah King D’Souza, Q.C.
Susan Pepper
Alicia K. Quesnel

February 21, 2018: Join AWL for the second Mentoring Circles session of 2018! Broadly titled “Owning Your Career”, this session will begin with a panel discussion followed by candid table conversation on the following topics:

Career shifts and transitions at different stages of your legal career
Finding that next challenge as a junior or senior practitioner
Leaping out of your comfort zone
Making it to management positions in the legal field
Recognition and self-promotion
Preparing for retirement and winding down

April 18, 2018: Join AWL for the third Mentoring Circles session of 2018! The following distinguished members of the judiciary will be in attendance to candidly answer all of your burning questions about “Becoming a Judge” :

Honourable Justice Patricia Rowbotham
Courts of Appeal of Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Honourable Justice Michele Hollins
The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

Honourable Judge Diana Mah
The Provincial Court of Alberta

Master Jodi L. Mason
The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

June 20, 2018: tbd
October 18, 2018: tbd
November 21, 2018: tbd

2018 Topics

The topics of this year’s sessions may include:
1. Candid Conversations “Kick-Off” with distinguished members of the Calgary Bar
2. Owning Your Career
3. Women in Law v Women in Politics
4. Revisiting Imposter Syndrome
5.  Dealing with Difficult People

Benefits of the Mentoring Circles Program

  • Gain / provide personal support from / to other women lawyers in Alberta
  • Exchange ideas on issues relevant to women in the legal profession
  • Discuss or raise difficult issues in a confidential environment
  • Develop better leadership, management and communication skills
  • Give back to the profession
  • Meet other interesting women lawyers
  • Have fun!

Expectations

  • Open, honest, non-judgmental communication
  • Strictly confidential
  • Commitment to attend all or most of the 6 sessions
  • The sessions are designed for professional and personal development
  • The sessions are not designed to seek or give substantive legal advice
  • The sessions are not counseling sessions and participants should seek independent medical assistance for mental health and / or other health related issues

 

 

 

Venue:  

Address:
319 5 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 0L6