Stronger Together Award Individual Nomination Package (Deadline Sep 18)

Nomination Process
The WILL Stronger Together Award is a new award to be presented to
women lawyers in each Province and Territory of Canada in recognition
of their outstanding dedication, creativity, initiative, achievement, and
contribution to their community. One award will be presented to one
individual in each Province and Territory.

Eligibility:
• All women lawyers in a Province or Territory of Canada are eligible for nomination.
The nominator must be someone other than the candidate.
• Nominees must be a member in good standing of a Canadian Law Society, can be
practicing or non-practicing; working in private practice, in-house, government, education,
or in the not-for-profit sector; and can be of any year of call.

Nomination Process:
All nomination packages received should include:
• A statement from the nominator detailing why the candidate is worthy of the award.
• A curriculum vitae of the nominee outlining the nominee’s background, career and any
activities that qualify her for nomination.
• Two letters of support for the nominee from someone other than the nominator.

Selection Process:
Nominees will be evaluated on criteria including the following:
a. Demonstrating extraordinary leadership in a cause which has positively impacted their communities.
b. Developing and promoting initiatives that contribute to the well-being and betterment of their communities.
c. Blazing a trail in the areas of legal education and/or scholarship; equity, diversity and inclusion; service through
Pro Bono initiatives or service to other community organizations.

Description of Award – Stronger Together

The Women in Law Leadership – Stronger Together Award will honour the outstanding
contributions of women lawyers across Canada.
This award will recognize and celebrate women lawyers from each province and
territory who are:
a. Demonstrating extraordinary leadership in a cause which has positively impacted
their communities.
b. developing and promoting initiatives that contribute to the well-being and betterment
of their communities.
c. Blazing a trail in the areas of legal education and/or scholarship; equity, diversity and inclusion;
service through Pro Bono initiatives or service to other community organizations.