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Women's Committee

Following the mandate of FACL Ontario to be a “diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the wider community,” the Women’s Committee in particular supports and advances racialized women legal professionals.



Committee Members

Carissa Wong (Chair)

Director Members

Tania D’Souza-Culora
Mabel Lai
Maneesha Gupta
Ryan Chan

Women's Committee Members

Kari Chan
Rachel Gold
Monica Lee
Karen Lau-Po-Hung
Rico Liu
Cindy Qi

Past Events And Testimonials

Anti-Asian Hate Response

Women’s Committee is committed to sharing best practices of Responding to Hate and Discrimination ( with women’s communities and organizations. Racialized women constitute some of the most vulnerable, marginalized and economically disadvantaged members of our society.

Needs Assessment

Working in conjunction with FACL’s Community Outreach Committee, Women’s Committee is actively surveying the community to better understand the challenges that Asian women face in accessing legal services and protecting their rights in Ontario.

Get Involved

Please email us at with Women’s Committee in the subject line —your name will be forwarded to the Committee Chair who will be in touch with you.

We welcome ideas and initiatives from interested volunteers.

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