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Hosted by Western Alumni’s ‘Classrooms without Quizzes’ Lecture Series


Cultivating Leadership in Girls and Young Women

With Dr. Colleen Hanycz,
Principal, Brescia University College

Thursday 11 December 2014
7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Stevenson-Hunt Room, Central Branch, London Public Library

This evening is FREE but please REGISTER online by Monday, December 8, 2014.

Some argue that leaders are ‘born’, arriving with a set of innate traits and qualities that destin one for leadership. Join Brescia University College Principal, Colleen Hanycz to learn how leadership skills can, in fact, be acquired or learned, with a specific focus on girls and young women.

Dr. Colleen Hanycz was named Principal of Brescia University College in July 2008, making her only the second lay Principal in Brescia’s history. Dr. Hanycz completed her undergraduate history degree at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, after which she completed her LL.B. at Dalhousie University and her LL.M and Ph.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.Following several years in practice as a commercial litigator, Dr. Hanycz served as an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where she taught civil procedure, legal negotiation and dispute resolution, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her scholarship and teaching focus is on alternative dispute resolution and she has practised as a civil mediator for many years.

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