University of Ottawa Association of Women and the Law
The University of Ottawa Association of Women and the Law (UOAWL) is an advocacy group associated with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the National Association of Women in the Law.
Promoting substantive equality through sisterhood (beyond cisterhood) by working towards law reform and the realization of human rights for all womxn in the law and legal professions in Canada.
Membership in OUAWL is open to all members of UOttawa that have an interest in the aims and objectives of UOAWL.
We are committed to equity in the law and welcome all ages, genders, sexes, sexual orientations, religions, races, ethnicities, and political views to join us and support our mission.
Our executive committee includes 1L, Mature, and Civil Law representatives to voice your concerns and gather feedback. Please reach out to your representative or to our council today!
- Your Story Matters.The summer before law school, I attended a music festival where I ran into former Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin. In awe, I asked her, “What advice do you have for success in law school?” Her answer: “Look for the story behind the case.” As someone who was going to law school because of the ways the system hadContinue reading “Your Story Matters.”
- My Korean Identity & FeminismBy: Julia Yunji Chung “Are you one of those?” “Those?” “You know…I think it’s called feminist or something?” The concept of feminism is foreign, almost strange, to my Korean mother who grew up in an extremely patriarchal society and household. Having an older sister and a younger brother, my mother was the middle child of herContinue reading “My Korean Identity & Feminism”
- Call to Action BLSAShare widely and sign the petition: https://www.blsaottawa.com/call-to-action?fbclid=IwAR0QA9TeIgGoo83u8yOxA9KWuELI_rBaC7ZMjLBA6fVUJTQhMt8ZmwC-mNQ
Thank you to everyone who came out for our first two events:
Case Briefs and Summaries 101 &
Diversity in the Law
Coming soon:BLACK BODIES AND ANTI-BLACK RACISM
Presented by BLSA Thursday, Nov 5, 6:00 PM
Présenté par l’AÉND Jeudi 5 novembre 18h00
MENTAL HEALTH & HAPPINESS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION Presented by EITR Thursday, Nov. 5, 11:30 AM Présenté par EITR Jeudi 5 novembre 11h30
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