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Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series Presents Amanda Lang SENIOR BUSINESS CORRESPONDENT, CBC NEWS HOST, LANG & O’LEARY EXCHANGE

TORONTO – February 11th, 2013. On March 1st, media are invited to attend as 100s of senior executive women gather to listen to insights and get inspired over lunch at the Hilton Toronto. Gemini-award winning business journalist and author Amanda Lang keeps audiences captivated with her witty charm, and ability to consistently deliver stories that matter. Rich in experience and driven for success, Lang established a career that hoisted her to the peak of Canadian broadcasting. Now with her new book “The Power of Why”, Lang is excited to share her personal story between curiosity and success. Lang is CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National. She is also co-host of The Lang & O’Leary Exchange, a daily business program airing on CBC News Network. She also occasionally anchors The National. Lang studied Architecture at the University of Manitoba, before becoming a journalist. Her first job in journalism was for the Globe and Mail, and subsequently Lang joined the Financial Post newspaper, where she became the paper’s New York correspondent. In New York she made the leap to television, where she first was part of the team that launched BNN and before long wound up at CNN as a reporter and anchor. She returned to Canada in 2002 to re-join and has been with CBC since 2009. Her new book, “The Power of Why,” (HarperCollins, October 2012) explores the connection between curiosity and success. What:                    Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series Who:                     Speaker – Amanda Lang Where:                Toronto Hilton – 145 Richmond Street West When:                   March 1, 2013 11:15am – 2:00pm How:                     To attend this event, register here: http://bit.ly/woilang

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Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Designed specifically for women in business, the series encourages its high profile speakers to share their challenges, dreams and accomplishments. These highly regarded speakers from business, government, sciences and the arts provide proven advice and inspiration in an environment conducive for women to network, entertain, learn and grow. Women of Influence Inc. produces over 40 inspiring, progressive, and celebratory events across the country each year. Our events, magazine, Advancement Centre and Gender Intelligence programs aim to help advance women on their path to success. www.womenofinfluence.ca For interview requests of further information please contact: Brittney McKee 416-923-1688 | [email protected]


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