Articles Women of Inspiration™ Podcast EP5 – Sarah Leamon

Women of Inspiration™ Podcast EP5 – Sarah Leamon – 2019 Women of Inspiration™ Integrity Award

Women of Inspiration™ Podcast with host Monica Kretschmer. Interviewing women making an impact, locally, nationally and globally. Join our podcast to listen to the inspiring journeys of women blazing the rails, leading by example, ignoring the naysayers and inspiring those around them to take action and dream big.

In this episode EP5, we interview, Sarah Leamon, Founder/Criminal Defence Lawyer, Sarah Leamon Law Group,  2019 Women of Inspiration™ Integrity Award

Sarah Leamon is a criminal defence lawyer and founder of Sarah Leamon Law Group. Sarah specializes in criminal and cannabis law. In 2017, Sarah was invited to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to discuss the legal implications of Bill C-46. Sarah has been sought out for her legal insights by both the House of Commons and the Senate on multiple occasions since then.

Sarah regularly writes for The Georgia Straight, The Huffington Post, The Her(b) Life, and The Cannabis Life Network. She is also involved in numerous non-profit organizations, including PACE Society where she acts as Board Chair, The Coven Club and The Women’s Association of Criminal Lawyers – British Columbia. In 2018, Sarah was nominated in Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Lawyers list and won Business in Vancouver’s 2018 Forty Under 40 award.

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Monica Kretschmer

Monica Kretschmer

Monica is the Founder and CEO of Universal Womens Network™, Women of Inspiration™ Awards, Women of Inspiration™ Podcast, The Nest Foundation™ and SupportHER ™ elevating male leaders who champion women in their networks, workplaces, and communities, and MentorHER™ Mentorship Program. She is the founder of The Nest Foundation™ empowering women to rebuild their lives for themselves and their children through mentorship, education, and wellness. Monica is a native Calgarian, visionary, speaker and serial entrepreneur, passionate about celebrating and advocating for women to prosper personally and professionally. She is committed to Gender Equality and fostering a network where diversity, innovation, recognition, mentorship is valued. Monica's mission is to inspire women to lead with a purpose and prosper in business and life. Since launching in 2014, Monica has broken traditional barriers and silos by embracing collaboration and diversity. In five short years, Monica has built a recognizable National brand across Canada and spearheaded partnerships with government agencies, non-profits, venture capitalists, and women’s organizations. In 2015, Monica created Women of Inspiration™ Awards to recognize a woman who helped her overcome adversity and a life-changing Seven Journey in the justice system with 4800 hundred hours of litigation, 22 days of trial and 56 + court appearances. Monica’s personal story of resilience was the fuel to create Women of Inspiration™ to honour one woman, her lawyer. Women of Inspiration celebrates, recognizes and inspire women across Canada who lead by example and inspire others to be more and do more.

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