Kerry Lynn Okita
Présidente du Conseil d'administration
Kerry Lynn Okita is a litigation partner at Bishop and McKenzie in Calgary, Alberta. She has a broad civil litigation practice with specialties in the areas of employment law, immigration, and property. In particular, Kerry Lynn focuses on human rights as well as sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. From 2010 to 2012, Kerry Lynn took a leave of absence from her practice to work on human rights internationally. Kerry Lynn moved to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to work with a women’s rights organization on law reform and strategic litigation with a constitutional challenge. Kerry Lynn then relocated to Kabul, Afghanistan to work with the United Nations as a legal officer. Closer to home, Kerry Lynn sits on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Centre of Calgary, a feminist organization that provides basic needs, connection, and change making for women in the community. Kerry Lynn was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2018 in honour of her work impacting women.