Women’s General Counsel University creates sense of community for senior in-house female lawyers

Sandra Montanino is the program’s new executive director

By Julius Melnitzer | May 10, 2023

A record 16 candidates will comprise the Women General Counsel Canada’s General Counsel University fourth cohort class, with Sandra Montanino as the program’s new executive director.

Nine candidates from the third cohort graduated on April 21, while the first and second cohorts boasted 12 graduates.

Launched in 2021, GCU features an intensive training program for women general counsel and senior legal department leaders. GCU has designed the program, based on Korn Ferry’s global competency framework, to enhance participants’ leadership skills in general counsel roles. MORE . . .

Julius Melnitzer is a Toronto-based legal affairs writer, ghostwriter, writing coach and media trainer. Readers can reach him at [email protected] or https://legalwriter.net/contact.


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