Hosted by Lavery, the event Femmes de talent took place at the Lavery Conference Centre on October 8, 2013. Organized jointly by the firm and its business partner, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT), this successful event drew more than 60 people who were given the opportunity to hear the guest speaker, Ms. Christine Marchildon, Senior Vice President, Branch Banking and Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group.
Ms. Marie Cossette, a Litigation partner at Lavery, acted as MC while Ms. Louise Martel, a partner at RCGT, introduced the guest speaker. Ms. Marchildon’s conference focused on the role of women in business and on TD’s three-pronged view of diversity and inclusion: recruitment, management and development of employees; servicing customers and marketing itself; and community involvement.
From left to right: Ms. Marie Cossette, Litigation partner at Lavery; Ms. Christine Marchildon, Senior Vice President, Branch Banking and Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group; and Ms. Louise Martel, partner at RCGT