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.”