Josephine V. Yam

AI Lawyer & AI Ethicist.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist.
Climate Change Advocate.

Awards

Business Leadership Awards

RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards - This prestigious award recognizes inspirational immigrants who have contributed to Canada and are making Canada country a better place to live in. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is Canada’s largest bank.

Josephine received her RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award from RBC VP Kristina Depencier. "I am so honoured and humbled to receive this award", said Josephine. "It's an amazing validation in support of B3's mission of building a diverse and inclusive Canada".

Josephine Victoria Yam featured in Toronto.com

Josephine is interviewed by Toronto.com for her winning the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award.

Josephine Victoria Yam featured in the University of Calgary Website

University of Calgary Law School proudly announces that Josephine, its Alumna, won the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award.

Josephine Victoria Yam with Philippine Ambassador to Canada Petronila P. Garcia

Her Excellency Philippine Ambassador to Canada Petronila Garcia received Josephine at the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa. She commended Josephine, a Filipino immigrant to Canada, for her RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award.

Josephine is featured by the PTC Punjabi World News for being a winner of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Award.

Pinoy Radio

Josephine was interviewed by Pinoy Radio, one of the most popular Filipino Canadian broadcast stations. The interview covered Josephine’s struggles as a Canadian immigrant, Skillse4Good's social impact in Canada and her nomination for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.

Josephine speaks about Skills4Good's social impact in Canada and her nomination for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Josephine Victoria Yam donates RBC Award to Ancop

Josephine, RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awardee, donates her RBC check award to Ricky Cuenca, President of Ancop International. ANCOP is a Canadian charity dedicated to uplift the lives of poor families in developing countries through shelter, child education, and humanitarian relief.

Top 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award - This prestigious award "recognizes Filipina women who have risen to the most influential positions around the world and are using their influence to make an impressive impact in society”. Awarding ceremonies were held in London, U.K.

Josephine won the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award. She received her award at the 15th Filipina Leadership Global Summit held at the historic St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, UK.

Law Awards

Covid-19 Research Development and Catalyst Fund Awardee

Carbon Management Canada Research Funding Awardee

Canadian Energy Law Foundation Scholarship Awardee

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship Awardee

1st Prize Winner of Canadian Institute of Resource Law - Natural Resources Law Writing Competition

Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) exemption from bar examinations and articling for Ontario Bar admission on basis of exceptional qualifications

Silver Medalist for Academic Excellence, Ateneo De Manila University, College of Law

Baker & McKenzie International Clerkship Awardee - First law student in Philippines awarded for outstanding academic credentials, strong leadership capabilities & keen interest in international law

Government Awards

Recipient of Alberta Premier Award of Excellence for $2 billion Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Recipient of Alberta Premier Award of Excellence in Innovation for $168 million Anthony Henday Drive Interchange Design-Build Infrastructure Project for Process Innovation

Recipient of Alberta Justice Minister's Award for Excellence for $630 million Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement Public-Private Partnerships Project