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11th Annual Sistahs-in-Law Retreat & Fundraiser

Black Female Lawyers Network

Friday, 10 November 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

11th Annual Sistahs-in-Law Retreat & Fundraiser

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The 2017 Retreat "Black Excellence: Celebrating Our Accomplishments in Canada's Heritage" continues the tradition of providing insight, inspiration and affirmation to black professional women. Featuring professionally accredited panels; special guests and our celebrated Caribbean lunch, the Sistahs-in-Law Retreat is a must-attend for those in the know!

Inclusive in every ticket:

Panel and workshop
Caribbean-African Fusion Lunch
Special Guest Keynote featuring Terrie-Lynne Devonsish, Chief Compliance Officer, North America of Aon



Do you have to be a lawyer, or black, or female to attend the event?

Although the event is tailored to the needs and celebration of black professional women, all are welcome to attend! 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No ID requirements or age limits.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Daniels Spectum is very accessible byTTC, bike or car.  

What is the refund policy?

All purchases are final and payment in full is required at the time of registration, unless utilizing a payment plan. In order for us to bring you continued value, we cannot provide refunds. This is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven, self-funded, safe-space and fundraising endeavour done out of love by a collective of awesome black women ... in the City of Toronto. All proceeds go to Dalhousie University Law School Judge Corrine Sparks Award which supports students whose personal and academic endeavours most accurately reflect Judge Sparks' spirit of leadership and community service. 

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Black Female Lawyers Network

The Black Female Lawyers Network provides an opportunity for students and practitioners in the field to convene, share and learn from one another. Our annual retreat, Sistahs-in-Law, began as an intimate gathering of colleagues and friends has blossomed into a full-day event that has attracted close to two hundred attendees from all over Canada.

The Sistahs-in-Law Retreat is a fundraiser for the Judge Corrine Sparks Award was established in 2007  in honour of the outstanding contributions to the legal community made by Judge Corrine Sparks. The Award is presented once a year to the student whose personal and academic endeavours most accurately reflect Judge Sparks’ spirit of leadership and community service. The purpose of the Award is to celebrate those students that are committed to using their legal education as a tool for change in their community. 

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