Feb 23, 2019

Gender, Diversity and Equality

By Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) - 12th Annual Conference View original

There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of equality/diversity in the legal profession, both because equality in the profession is a noble end in itself and because diversity is an essential means of ensuring that the profession serves the public. But how can the legal profession not only talk the talk, but also walk the walk? How can we achieve a better diversity and equality in all areas of our profession—be it government or private practice—especially for racialized women? What is the value of some of the specific concrete measures that have been proposed (e.g., name-blind hiring)?

On February 23rd, 2019, Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon participated in a panel discussion at the 12th annual FACL Conference in Toronto on the topic of Gender, Diversity and Equality. For more information on FACL's annual conference, please visit the FACL website.