CAROL PENNYCOOK

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Part­ner DAVIES WARD PHILLIPS & VINEBERG LLP

One of Canada’s top gen­eral coun­sels (GC Pow­erlist, 2016), Sarah Qadeer sets strate­gic goals for the le­gal func­tion of Home De­pot of Canada and, as a mem­ber of the Cana­dian ex­ec­u­tive team, she helps set strat­egy and goal-set­ting for the com­pany. She is also part of the di­ver­sity and in­clu­sion lead­er­ship coun­cil and sits on the ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee and board of the Home De­pot Canada Foun­da­tion.

“To read a lot and ed­u­cate my­self broadly in many dis­ci­plines (I stud­ied sci­ence and law, but read the an­cient Greeks, Rus­sians and fem­i­nist the­ory through­out that pe­riod). I also learned the con­tin­u­ing value of com­mu­nity ser­vice.”

“An open di­a­logue on why women and di­verse can­di­dates may not be in the pool or pipe­line; ac­count­abil­ity if that is the case.”

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