Spotlights

We interviewed some of our women leaders and advisors to elicit their views on best practices (and lessons learned) in making the leap from legal advisor to board contributor.

May 27, 2019

Every year, Osler analyzes and reviews the disclosure filings of TSX-listed companies and produces a detailed report on their diversity efforts. The 2018 Report provides evidence that the gender gap persists and that change has been slow to arrive – despite mandated disclosure under securities laws, increased support among institutional shareholders and many other incentives to increase the representation of women. Knowing many of our lawyers and alumni are engaged in board work of various kinds – or would like to become involved in serving on a board – we thought it would be valuable to our readers to interview some of our women leaders and advisors to elicit their views on best practices (and lessons learned) in making the leap from legal advisor to board contributor.

Read the interview.

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