July 25: WiRE Toronto & 20/20 Catalyst Networking Event July 2018 — Women Only

Cherie L. Brant, Dickinson Wright LLP

 

July 3, 2018

Join WiRE and partners 20/20 Catalysts Program and the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board of Ontario on July 25 in Toronto for a WiRE Networking Meetup focused on indigenous clean energy. Guest Speaker: Cherie L. Brant, Practice Group Chair, First Nations/Native American, for Dickinson Wright LLP.

Cherie Brandt has a commercial real estate, renewable energy and Aboriginal law practice. She provides strategic counsel to several First Nations and industry clients seeking to develop projects with First Nations. Cherie has been named one of Lexpert magazine’s Rising Stars, Leading Lawyers Under 40.

As a member of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and with family from Wikwemikong First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Cherie brings a profound understanding of the opportunities and challenges that both Indigenous people and Industry proponents face in carrying out resource, infrastructure and economic development in Canada.

Cherie completed the first 100% First Nation owned windpower project in Ontario, and is active in providing both ongoing advocacy for renewable energy development proponents. As lead counsel to the First Nations Energy Alliance (a consortium of 20 First Nations) on the Integrated Power System Plan review before the Ontario Energy Board, her counsel was instrumental in promoting Aboriginal participation models for renewable energy procurement.

WiRE meet-ups present a welcoming and casual opportunity to meet peers, share ideas and opportunities, and educate colleagues about projects and initiatives of interest to the group. All women working in a field related to renewable energy are invited, as are students and developing professionals who are looking for perspectives on joining the renewable energy sector. Light refreshments are served.

Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wire-toronto-2020-catalyst-networking-event-july-2018-women-only-tickets-46688431355

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