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The Old Boy’s Club

April, 3rd, 2017

Many of the men in power today grew up in a time when a woman’s only place was in the home. Research shows we’re still carrying around those gender stereotypes. Could the highest of glass ceilings be propped up by antiquated perceptions?   By Teresa Harris     Over 3,000 world leaders descended upon the […]





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The Hardest Workin’ Mom in Showbusiness

April, 2nd, 2017

Catherine Reitman, the creator, producer, writer, director, and star of CBC’s Workin’ Moms, is adapting scenes from her own life to tell an honest story of working mothers.   By Liz Bruckner     Ask Catherine Reitman when she knew she wanted to be a writer and actor, and she’ll point you to her six-year-old […]





A Lifetime of Prevention: Dr. Vivien Brown on women’s health, and why you should never be too busy for yourself graphic

A Lifetime of Prevention: Dr. Vivien Brown on women’s health, and why you should never be too busy for yourself

March, 5th, 2017

Dr. Vivien Brown has been a family physician in Toronto for more than 35 years, and is the Vice President for Medical Affairs of Medisys Corporate Health, a national network of medical clinics dedicated to preventative health care.   By Marie Moore       “No matter who I see, no matter what age group, when […]





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Meet Lesley Lawrence, the BDC senior executive helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams

December, 19th, 2016

Recently appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, Financing and Consulting, Ontario, Lesley Lawrence oversees Business Development Bank of Canada’s lending and consulting services in the province. She hadn’t planned on going into finance — Lesley holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto — but after more than 25 years in […]





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Embracing mobility: the key to success in the digital age

November, 22nd, 2016

Mobile devices have brought advancements to virtually all aspects of modern life, from our personal time to how we work. And yet not all businesses — especially those that are small to medium sized — have embraced mobility to achieve positive results. Of the 1400 companies included in the 2015 Cisco Mobility Landscape Survey, a […]





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Meet the Woman Championing Canada’s Most Ambitious Energy Program

August, 26th, 2015

Susannah Pierce, vice president of Shell Canada and external affairs director for LNG Canada, is currently leading Canada’s most ambitious energy program. Susannah has truly championed the energy sector – leading controversial projects with TransCanada and Shell, and has been ranked No.2 in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies. Read on to learn more about this inspirational woman.





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Can a co-gendered setup improve the co-CEO model?

March, 27th, 2015

The co-CEO model is not a new concept, but its merits and limitations are still hotly debated. Detractors argue there is a reason the setup is rare. Perhaps the real problem (and solution) lies in the pair that is selected to share the top spot.





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How to create the blueprint for change

February, 22nd, 2015

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid on an exclusive lunch with one of three inspiring women who are change leaders at Deloitte, Microsoft Canada, and McCarthy Tétrault LLP!





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Women & Health Panel – Toronto, March 6, 2014

March, 10th, 2014

From our Health Panel: For the ambitious professional woman, work is never-ending, never mind the constant care taking of families, friends and social responsibilities; as a result the unfortunate by-product is that women’s personal health now occupies the lowest priority on the to do list. A recent poll of our members revealed that only 10% […]





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Advancing Your Career Through Relationship Building

December, 19th, 2013

Certified Executive Coach, author, and professional speaker, Bonnie Marcus, speaks with Women of Influence, President & CEO, Carolyn Lawrence about creating influence and its importance relative to career advancement. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE RADIO SHOW NOW






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