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Blakes launches program for women returning to workforce

Monday, March 05, 2018 @ 3:09 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Working in partnership with CIBC, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP has created an initiative to assist women lawyers resume their careers after a break.

Called ReLaunch, the program gives women who have been out of the workforce for two or more years experience working in paid positions both at Blakes and in the bank’s in-house legal department.

The first participant to be welcomed into the program is Diana Nakka, who left the legal practice to raise her children. She is scheduled to spend three months at Blakes...