The University of Waikato's Women in Law Association (WILA)

Who are we?

The University of Waikato’s Women in Law Association (WILA) is a society dedicated to promoting gender equality within the legal profession at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law. WILA provides mutual support to its members, and hosts activities that enhance the role of women in society and at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.

Membership is free and open to all law students regardless of their gender, race or religion. To join, please contact the listed email address below.

What do we do?

WILA holds academic and social events throughout the year. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pink Ribbon Women In Law Breakfast
  • Workshops to build key legal skills
  • Female judge Speaker panels
  • World Suffrage Women Law Student Film Nights
  • Specialist Speakers
  • Family Law Negotiation and Women In Law Competitions

Current Committee 2019

President Grace Walker
Deputy President Charlotte Woolston
Treasurer Mikayla Spanbroek
Social Officers Monika Jarkiewicz and Sneha Kant
Competitions Officers Shanae Richardson and Tia Kendall
Public Relations OfficersTayla Yim-Loy and Patience Ngara
PatronMargaret Wilson

Contact us

Get in touch with us by emailing the WILA executive team

Or like our Facebook Page, as we are always posting event information on there!

Alternatively, join our club webpage on the WSU website for further details.