By Eloïse Gratton, Partner and National Co-leader, Privacy and Data Protection, BLG
Headlines about gender-based inequality, particularly in the technology sector, remain all too common. The exciting exception is data privacy, where women and men found a level playing field as far back as 2015. In fact, there are more female chief privacy officers (CPOs) than male CPOs in Canada.
For a long time, I have wanted to recognize the women who have built our profession and inspired me. This year, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day, I finally put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). It was no easy task to narrow my list to 10, but here they are, in alphabetical order.