Award announcement

WeirFoulds Managing Partner honoured with ICRF Women of Action Award

April 23, 2012

Congratulations to Lisa Borsook, the firm’s managing partner, on being one of four honourees at the Israel Cancer Research Fund’s (ICRF) 11th annual Women of Action Luncheon on April 26th, 2012, at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto.

ICRF’s Women of Action program honours extraordinary women for their achievements in advocacy, philanthropy, business, and health sciences. This year’s event will be hosted by Beverly Thomson, Canadian journalist and co-host of Canada AM, CTV’s national morning show.

In addition to Lisa Borsook, this year’s honourees are: Sherry L. Abbott, Executive Director, Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association Foundation, home of Look Good Feel Better; Lynn Posluns, Managing Director, Cedarpoint Investments Inc., Founder & President, Women’s Brain Health Initiative and Community Leader; and Dr. Fei-Fei Liu, Head of the Division of Applied Molecular Oncology, Ontario Cancer Institute, Senior Scientist, Division of Applied Molecular Oncology, Ontario Cancer Institute and Clinical Studies Resource Centre Member, Ontario Cancer Institute.

Founded in 1975, ICRF is one of the largest sources of private funds for cancer research in Israel. It is the only voluntary charitable organization in North America devoted solely to supporting cancer research in Israel. The mission of ICRF is to help solve the puzzle of cancer worldwide, utilizing the unique benefits Israel and its scientists have to offer. ICRF has funded over 1,850 grants to date and contributed over US $43,000,000 to cancer research.

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Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Real Estate