The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is pleased to partner with the Black Female Lawyers Network (BFLN) to sponsor 30 Lil’ Sistahs— BIPOC women (ages 16-22) to attend BFLN’s Sistah’s in Law annual retreat.
- Date: Monday, November 13, 2023
- Location: York University – Second Student Centre, 15 Library Ln, North York, ON M3J 2S5, Convention Centre
This year’s theme is “Unleashing Brilliance: Empowering for Your Unparalleled Success.”
Lil’ Sistahs will attend an inspirational session titled “My Journey to a Career in Law. ” This interactive panel discussion, facilitated by OJEN staff, features lawyers from a variety of legal practices. They will share their experiences and answer questions about being a Black woman working in the legal field.
Participants will also attend a keynote address given by Sandy Thomas, former Senior Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada!
This program has been made possible thanks to sponsorship by individual justice sector professionals.
Registration: Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is open to BIPOC women, ages 16-22. To register, scan the QR code on the flyer or click on this link: Lil Sistahs registration form
To learn more about the event please visit the Black Female Lawyers Network website: www.blfn.ca
**Please note that organizers from York University and BFLN will take photos throughout the event.**
10:00 AM -10:50 AM – Ascending the Bench: Empowering our Sistah’s In-Law on the Path to Judicial Excellence
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM: Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Lil Sistah’s Break Out Session #1
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM – Interactive Session #1: “Wealth Empowerment: Building a Financial Legacy for Black Women”
12:30 PM – 2:10 PM – Lunch & Keynote
2:10 PM – 2:50 PM – Interactive Session #2: “Elevate Your Style: Unleashing Personal Power Through Personal Branding”
2:50 PM – 3:40 PM – Lil Sistah’s Break Out Session #2