Thursday, November 23, 2017

Five University of Toronto Faculty of Law alumnae have been named in the 2017 "Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100" list prepared by the Women's Executive Network (WXN). The list pays tribute to the outstanding women across Canada who have advocated for diversity in the workforce, and who serve as an inspiration for the next generation of leaders.

The five alumnae are:

  • Joanna Rotenberg – JD/MBA 2001
  • Andrea Stairs – JD/MBA 2000
  • Melinda Park – LLB 1991
  • Lisa C Philipps – LLB 1986
  • Carol E Derk – LLB 1984

The Top 100 Awards span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with recipients selected by an independent advisory board. The awards, launched in 2003, shine a spotlight on the incredible accomplishments of professional women across Canada to recognize talented leaders and inspire others—the next generation, their peers and themselves—to push the boundaries of what’s possible even further. Founded in 1997, WXN is dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles in Canada.

See the 2017 "Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100" list.