Faith, Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories

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Georgialee Lang
Castle Quay Books, Jan 1, 2017 - Religion - 160 pages
Faith, Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories is a collection of stories by 8 of Canada’s most prominent Christian women leaders who share the principles that helped each of them to achieve great things for God in our country as told through their own life stories. The General Editor is Vancouver lawyer and arbitrator, Georgialee Lang, also a contributing author, together with Deb Grey, from Qualicum Beach, former Member of Parliament and Order of Canada recipient; Lorna Dueck, CEO of Crossroads Communication, host of Context TV, and columnist for the Globe and Mail; Carolyn Arends, award-winning singer, songwriter, and author; Joy Smith, former Member of Parliament and founder of the Joy Smith Foundation, whose mission is to stamp out the trafficking of women and girls; Margaret Gibb, ordained minister, former CEO of Women Alive, and presently CEO of Women Together, a ministry that encourages and supports women across Canada and around the world; Janet-Epp Buckingham, law professor, and religious rights leader who championed Trinity Western University’s journey to bring a Christian Law School to Canada; and Christine MacMillan, formerly a leader in the Salvation Army, and presently Senior Advisor for Social Justice, World Evangelical Association. This collection is packed with important principles and key life lessons told in a personal, authentic, challenging and inspiring way. Each contributor is a distinguished leader in her field, who has been willing to share the unique and mostly untold stories and lessons of their personal journeys, communicated with utmost authenticity and integrity. These stories will inspire a generation of Christian women who believe they have barely scratched the surface of their potential and who are looking to help other women become better leaders who want to contribute to the healing and restoration of our country and make a difference in our world.

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Georgialee Lang has been a trial and appellate lawyer for 28 years. A graduate of the University of British Columbia’s law school, Georgialee is a Canadian leader in the family law bar and was recognized in 2013 with a prestigious Lexpert Zenith award, making her one of 60 Canadian women lawyers honoured for leadership in the profession. Georgialee has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in family law for the past 12 years. Georgialee was an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law for six years and assumed leadership positions in the Canadian Bar Association, Legal Services Society, Lawyers Benevolent Fund, Continuing Legal Education, Alpha in the Workplace and the board of governors for Regent College. She is a prolific writer and media commentator who pens the award-winning blog Lawdiva. Three appearances as counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada have been the highlight of Georgialee’s legal career.

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