Archives by Tag 'significance'

Inspired and Inspiring – Billy Crystal pays tribute to his “Big Brother” Muhammad Ali

By - Last updated: Friday, June 17, 2016

I loved Billy Crystal's tribute to Muhammad Ali at Ali's recent funeral. I found it incredibly loving and very inspiring.....well worth watching whether you know anything about Ali or the sport of boxing. You will find it by following the link below.   http://www.sportsnet.ca/more/billy-crystal-says-goodbye-big-brother-ali/   Please let  me know what you think!!

Hillary Clinton – Two Perspectives

By - Last updated: Monday, June 13, 2016

Finally....two articles appeared in the papers over the last several days which articulate the way my generation sees Hillary Clinton and the way the millennial generation sees her!! I had been deeply curious about the difference in perspectives and although I now feel I understand a little better, I am still troubled by these differences!!   From Dominique Browning, in the New York Times  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/09/fashion/hillary-clinton-presidential-election.html?_r=0   From Molly Roberts in the National Post, http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/molly-roberts-why-millennials-yawn-as-hillary-clinton-makes-history   I would love to hear your thoughts!! Please share them in the comments section or email me!!

Forty and Other F-words: Mid-Life Musings on the Relevance of Feminism

By - Last updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The approach of some personal mile-markers has prompted me to think about feminism, equality, law and social change. And, I am more convinced than ever, as I approach my 40th birthday, that feminism remains relevant, both for me and for the younger woman lawyers coming up behind me.   I’m approaching some milestones this year.  My 40th birthday is approaching at the end of the summer, and my fifteen year law school reunion is coming then too, both of which signal that I’m no longer a “young lawyer”, by any stretch of the imagination. I’m now leaving behind unequivocally the status of being part of the “new generation” of lawyers, with gratitude, and without hesitation. And, at the same time, my children ...

A little help from my friends!!

By - Last updated: Friday, May 20, 2016

Good morning!!   I am working on a very special (and for me fun and exciting!!) new “Babes” project and I need a little help from my friends!!   I am interested in hearing from women working on Bay Street (broadly defined) today about their work experiences. I am curious to know in what ways the “Bay Street” experience has changed over the years and how it has stayed the same, from the perspective of women who are working there today. Does their experience today reflect my experience and the experiences of the “Babes on Bay Street” or is it different? If so, how so?   If you would be prepared to talk to me, I would be very appreciative!! You can reach me by sending ...