[WEBCAST REPLAY] Advancing EDI in the Legal Profession
Part 1: The Science Behind the Bias We All Have
Part 2: The “How” of Change: Think Outside of The Law

Jul. 12, 2022

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Webcast Replay with Live Chat | 9:30 am - 11:40 am (ET)

Webcast Replay of program originally aired on February 2nd & 3rd, 2022.

Legal organizations are prioritizing workplace equality, diversity and inclusion as never before.  Figuring out the “how” to address and improve these complex challenges require a multi-pronged approach.

Our expert panelists focus on analysing the structures of institutional bias, and share concrete solutions on how key stakeholders in the legal profession are advancing the EDI discussion.  Experts from outside of the legal profession share their innovative approaches to tackling EDI issues in their respective fields.

Add proven strategies and approaches to your EDI tool kit, as provided by senior members of the bench, academics, diversity experts, and business leaders.  These sessions are not to be missed!


Bronwyn Martin, Moodie Mair Walker LLP
Dennis Ong, Aviva Trial Lawyers


The Science Behind the Bias We All Have
Originally Aired: FEBRUARY 2, 2022

  • Focus on the importance of EDI to our role as lawyers.
  • Gain a social psychological perspective on implicit bias from an expert in social psychology.
  • How does bias affect our roles as professional?

The Honourable Chief Justice George R. Strathy, Ontario Court of Appeal
Dr. Kerry Kawakami, Professor of Social Psychology, York University, Toronto

The “How” of Change:  Think Outside of The Law
Originally Aired:  FEBRUARY 3, 2022

  • How are other business sectors addressing bias?  What challenges have they faced?
  • Gain best practices from other sectors in addressing bias
  • What works and what doesn’t to help improve institutional diversity?

Gopal Bansal, Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Royal Bank of Canada
Charlene Theodore, Chief Inclusion Officer, McCarthy Tétrault LLP


CBA Member: Complimentary | Non-Member: $50*

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