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Marie Henein: Reflections on Justice and Leadership presented in partnershi...

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Chateau Lacombe Hotel

10111 Bellamy Hill Road NW

Alberta Ballroom

Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7

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During Freedom to Read Week, EPL will host lawyer, feminist and mother, Marie Henein as part of the Forward Thinking Speaker Series. As a lawyer, Marie sees her role not to judge the guilt or innocence of the accused, but to ensure that the legal truth prevails. Whether or not we agree with Canadian law, Marie works to uphold every person’s fundamental right to a defense. Weaving in her experience with the Canadian legal system and her high profile cases, she will share her experiences with justice, social change, intellectual freedom and on finding success as a woman in a male-dominated industry. Refusing to be limited by the usual definitions as a lawyer, a mother or a feminist, Henein discusses her formative years as a newcomer to Canada, the pivotal turning points in her profession, and takes aim at discrimination and sexism in her own field, and in society at large.

Tickets will go on sale for EPL cardholders starting at 10am on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 for $10. There will also be a limited number of $75 Library Lover tickets available which includes reserved seating, a ticket to the post-event reception where Marie Henein will be in attendance, and a tax receipt for a portion of the ticket price deemed charitable.

All proceeds from the event will support the Stanley A. Milner Library revitalization project.

The Forward Thinking Speaker Series reflects EPL’s rich history of taking risks, trying new things out and redefining the modern library. EPL is inviting thought-leaders from a variety of industries and around a variety of topics to share their insights, ideas, experiences and viewpoints, with the goal of helping us purposefully build better organizations, neighborhoods and communities.

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Chateau Lacombe Hotel

10111 Bellamy Hill Road NW

Alberta Ballroom

Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7

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