Society newsJoin us at Women - Strength in Leadership - Remembering Dara Gordon QC
Join your colleagues at this annual event featuring guest speaker Dr. Shaheen Shariff
Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 PM
Prince George Hotel, Regency Room
1725 Market St, Halifax, NS
Dr. Sharriff will lead us on an impactful discussion on “taking action” on sexual harassment and discrimination in our profession, and about creative ways for employers and organizations to address these issues in legal workplaces.
Refreshments provided. Space is limited - please RSVP by April 29 to Kerry Foss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-377-6309.
This event is generously supported by McInnes Cooper
About our Guest Speaker Dr. Shaheen Shariff
Professor or Dr. Shaheen Shariff is a James McGill Professor, Director, Define the Line Research Projects, Project Director of IMPACTS: Collaborations to Address Sexual Violence on Campus [SSHRC Partnership Grant], Principal Investigator: SSHRC Insight Grant on Sexting and Cyberbullying, Co-Director, Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), Associate Member, McGill Faculty of Law and Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and Affiliate Scholar, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford University Faculty of Law. Dr. Professor Shariff is the recipient of the James McGill Professor, McGill University (2018) award, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canada (November 2012) and Facebook Award on Digital Citizenship (May 2012). Dr. Shariff is also a contributor and assisting the CBA-NS working group developing bystander education training for the legal profession.
Dr. Shariffs is a distinguished author, co-author and keynote of several works and publications. See her full bio, including all of her work, at https://mcgill.ca/dise/shaheen-shariff.