In this webinar, Wilma Wallace, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for REI, Inc, shares advice and guidance to those who currently have a mentor and to those who are seeking one. Wilma has mentored many leaders throughout her career and she has a perspective valuable to women in the outdoor industry who are serious about advancing their careers.
Wilma Wallace is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for REI, Inc., where she is able to share her love for the outdoors and passion for making it accessible “For All” every day. Prior to joining REI in 2017, Wilma was interim General Counsel for Enveritas, a sustainability start up working with small coffee-holder farmers in Africa, Latin America and Asia. However, the majority of Wilma’s career was spent with over 22 years at Gap Inc., where as a senior leader she oversaw legal, compliance, government affairs and public policy, and sustainability functions. While at Gap Inc., Wilma served as the executive sponsor for the Legal department’s awards winning diversity and mentoring programs. She is a life-long learner and frequent speaker on the topics of women’s leadership, development and empowerment, and is passionate about promoting inclusion in the work environment.
She can often be found running the trails in the East Bay Hills in Oakland or exploring new trails around her newest home, in the Seattle area…but is willing to try anything once…as long as it involves getting outside.
About the Camber Outdoors Leadership Webinar Series:
The Camber Outdoors Leadership Webinar Series advances our mission: “Everyone’s Outdoors.” By providing easily accessible leadership development content to our corporate partners and others, we are building leadership capability for all.
Camber Outdoors’ webinars are uniquely structured and harness the wisdom and experience of industry leaders and subject matter experts in an engaging online format. The webinars are designed to ensure participants leave the session with practical tools and resources they can use in their jobs immediately. All webinars are recorded and can be viewed on the Camber Outdoors website.
Individual members may access the webinars, but also Camber Outdoor partner companies often gather their employees to watch webinars together and discuss them afterward as a group. Many companies offer Camber Outdoors webinars through their learning management systems and make them part of the learning and development curriculum.