National Indigenous History Month / National Indigenous Peoples Day

The AWL honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples through its support of National Indigenous History Month in Canada. We encourage our members and beyond to join in positive acts of Reconciliation, including listening to Indigenous people and studying both the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action, and the Findings… Read more »

2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards

AWL Calgary extends its congratulations to the six recipients of the 2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business (CIWB) Awards! The recipients will be recognized and celebrated at a live streamed CIWB Awards Gala on Thursday, June 16, 2021. Register at for more details.

International Women’s Day

The AWL Chooses to Challenge for International Women’s Day 2021! We will be making a monetary and time donation to the Elizabeth Fry Society so that more women can access legal services.

AWL Recognizes and Celebrates Black History Month!

Did you know…. Virnetta Anderson was a community activist and politician and YYC’s first Black municipal councilor when elected in 1974 The Black Law Students Association Calgary Chapter (BLSA Calgary) was established in 2017, and among its active projects, runs a mentorship program to connect its members with Black lawyers in Calgary and has hosted… Read more »

Membership Renewal/Fee Waiver

As the time for membership renewals approaches, we of the AWL Board wanted to share with our current members and potential new members some important changes to the 2021 membership structure. In recognition of the constraints on our ability to provide programming during the pandemic and the additional hardships this pandemic has created for many… Read more »

AWL Annual General Meeting – December 1, 2020

The annual general meeting of the members of the Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary) will be held virtually as follows: December 1, 2020 12:00 pm Calgary, Alberta By Zoom All AWL members are encouraged to attend and can access the Minutes from the 2019 AGM, as well as zoom information for the meeting in the… Read more »

Call for Directors

The Association of Women Lawyers is accepting applications from women lawyers who are interested in joining the Board of Directors.  Applications may be submitted by email to The Association of Women Lawyers, c/o Rani Wong, at no later than noon on November 20, 2019.  All applications must include a copy of your resume and… Read more »

Winners of the 2019 AWL Golf Tournament

Congratulations to Nicole Lecours, Julie d’Avignon, Lisa McDowell, and Sakshi Sharma; the winners of this year’s AWL Golf Tournament! It was a great day and we look forward to seeing you all next year. A special thanks goes out to Ashton Butler, Kara Davis, and their team for planning this fantastic event!