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Second Annual Diversity in the City Gala
Thu, 23 March 2017, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM MDT
The Federation of Canadian Lawyers - Western Chapter (FACL Western) is pleased to present our second annual Diversity in the City Gala.
"Diversity in the City" is FACL Western's signature event of the year. The gala is an opportunity to showcase the extraordinary achievements of Asian Canadian trailblazers, learn about their journey and be inspired. We will also be presenting our FACL Western “Leaders in Diversity” Awards to recognize individuals, corporations and organizations who have shown a demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Come join us for dinner, hear from our inspiring speakers and make some new connections in the city.
Networking Reception: 5:30PM - 6:45PM
Dinner and Program: 6:45PM - 9:30PM
Mayor Naheed Nenshi - Mayor of the City of Calgary
The Honourable Yonah Martin - First Canadian of Korean descent to serve in the Senate of Canada and the first Korean-Canadian parliamentarian in Canadian history | Bio
Nirmala Naidoo - Award-winning Calgary television anchor / journalist (Global News, CBC and CTV) | Bio
Jeremy Ho - Co-founder of Monogram Coffee, Canadian Barista Champion (2012) and semi-finalist at World Barista Championship (2013)
Aman Adatia - Social entrepreneur and co-founder of Eat Naaco
Kylie Toh - Founder of Chic Geek, Top 40 under 40 (2016)
PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS
Canadian Bar Association Diversity Section | Website
Global Lawyers of Canada | Website
Young Women in Business (Calgary) | Website
Young Professionals in Energy | Website
Asian Heritage Foundation | Website
The Counsel Network
BDO Canada LLP
Bennett Jones LLP
Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP
Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Miller Thomson LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
University of Alberta Faculty of Law
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
University of Calgary Faculty of Law
Gilbert Wong, Freedom 55 Financial
Student tickets are available at a discounted rate - please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and law school/year and we will send you the discount code.
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we also have a limited number of free law student tickets for FACL Western student members. If you are interested, please email email@example.com.