About Us

Rebecca Akong (she/her)


Rebecca is a lawyer practising on the traditional unceded, unsurrendered territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin People. Her experience lies in the areas of criminal law, administrative law and civil litigation. Rebecca assisted with research for Achieving Fairness: A Guide To Campus Sexual Violence Complaints by Karen Busby and Joanna Birenbaum (published by Carswell in 2020) and has been researching and writing in the area of campus GBV since 2019. In 2021, she won a D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Law and the J.S.D. Tory Writing Award for her work, Procedural Fairness, Survivor Centrism and the Sexual Violence Complaint Process at Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions. In her spare time, she enjoys recipe development, hiking, Pilates and spending time with her ragdoll cat, Mochi.