On May 3rd, 2017, we hosted the Women of Influence Evening Series in downtown Toronto, featuring Catherine Reitman: comedian, producer and actor of Workin’ Moms. We sat down with Catherine to hear the candid truth about the challenges of being a working mother, and how she juggles it all. What we learned: Catherine’s early career […]
On April 26th, 2017, we hosted the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in downtown Toronto, featuring an expert HR panel including: Cheryl Fullerton, Lisa Knight, and Michael Bach. What we learned: Lisa Knight on recruiting firms as a barrier to the advancement of women in leadership roles: “It is dependent on who the search consultant […]
On Wednesday, April 12th we celebrated our eighth annual edition of the Toronto dinner at the prestigious 40th Floor of the Royal Bank Plaza. On behalf of our presenting sponsor RBC and Women of Influence, we thank all those who joined us in celebrating accomplishments and discussing the solutions to womens advancement.
On Wednesday, March 29th we celebrated our fifth annual Washington DC dinner at the stunning Decanter Restaurant at the St. Regis Hotel. On behalf of our presenting sponsor RBC and Women of Influence, we thank all those who joined us in celebrating accomplishments and discussing the solutions to womens advancement.
Thank you for joining us at the Women of Influence Evening Series, featuring Marci Ien. We hope you left feeling inspired by Marci’s story and the power embracing career transition. Check out some of the key takeaways from the keynote address: Mourning your loss: Marci explains that at these pivotal times we have to take […]
On March 9th, 2017, we welcomed 500 guests to the premiere of the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in Toronto. We turned the spotlight on Debbie Travis, who gave a witty and inspiring keynote about her journey to becoming an entrepreneurial mogul and paving the way for home renovation reality shows. What we learned: How […]
On December 13 2016, we welcomed the President and Head Designer of Pink Tartan to the Women of Influence podium, for a rare opportunity to tap into her expert insights on personal branding, international success, and what it took to get there. From buyer at Club Monaco to entrepreneurial mastermind, Kim Newport-Mimran is a force […]
On Friday, December 09, we hosted a groundbreaking Season Finale Luncheon to shine the spotlight on three incredible women in politics. We sat down for a conversation with The Honourable Bardish Chagger, The Honourable Jane Philpott, and The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould to hear about their incredible personal journeys and the current state of the nation.
November 16, 2016 – Women entrepreneurs deserve to be celebrated. We look forward to the gala every year because it provides the opportunity for women entrepreneurs to be honoured for their contribution to our economy. Thank you to our Presenting sponsor RBC, our Award sponsors ADP, Deloitte, Telus, and PROFIT Magazine, our Patron sponsors Ricoh Canada and […]
On September 20th, 2016, we welcomed guests to the Women of Influence Evening Series in Calgary. We turned the spotlight on Dr. Indira Samarekera for a riveting keynote to discuss her journey to becoming the first Chancellor and President of the University of Alberta. What we learned: What did Indira learn from talking to students […]
On September 21st, 2016, we welcomed 300 guests to the premiere of the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in Calgary to hear from Nancy Southern, Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer, ATCO Ltd. In her encouraging and humble keynote, Nancy shared with us the inside story of the family legacy that led to her ultimately […]
On September 28th, 2016 we hosted the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in downtown Toronto, featuring a panel of diversity champions. We sat down with Mike Henry, Philip Grosch and Anna Tudela to hear about the best practices and transformative thinking that is critical to accelerating organizational change. What we learned: What was the inspiration […]
On Tuesday, September 7th, 2016, we welcomed Vicki Saunders to the podium at the Women of Influence Evening series to discuss her career as an entrepreneur and how she’s changing the game for female entrepreneurs everywhere. In 2013, Vicki launched SheEO, a global collaboration of female entrepreneurs and radically generous women who engage in a new economic […]
On June 21st 2016, we hosted the Women of Influence Evening Series season finale in downtown Toronto to hear about the corporate career advancement of two high potential senior executives, Simona Salter and Megan McKee.
On June 8th, 2016, we hosted the Women of Influence Luncheon Series season finale in downtown Toronto, featuring a panel of women leading Canada’s top advertising agencies. We sat down with Annette Warring, Diane Ridgway-Cross, and Lisa Kimmel to hear about how they are changing the advertising landscape for women.
On May 11th we hosted our 7th annual Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner in Toronto on the prestigious 40th floor of the RBC tower. On behalf of presenting sponsor RBC and Women of Influence, we thank all those who joined us in celebrating accomplishments and discussing the solutions to women’s advancement.
“The biggest financial obstacles for women aren’t their actual finances; they are their mindsets.” On May 4th, 2016, we welcomed Lesley-Anne Scorgie to the podium at the Women of Influence Evening series to discuss her career as a best-selling author and financial guru. From the age of 10, Lesley-Anne has worked to build her net […]
“Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a choice” On April 28th, 2016, we hosted the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in downtown Toronto, featuring a panel of Women in Wealth. We sat down with Zabeen Hirji, Charyl Galpin, and Colleen Johnston to hear about their rise to the tops of Canada’s leading financial institutions. What […]
“Help other women. Help younger women. Other women are not a threat; they are the future.” On March 23rd, 2016, we welcomed 500 guests to the premiere of the Women of Influence Luncheon Series in Toronto. We turned the spotlight on Lisa LaFlamme, who sat down with Marcia MacMillan for an intimate fireside chat to […]
“I need to be around people where I can be unapologetically ambitious.” – Michele Romanow On March 1, 2016, we welcomed Manjit Minhas and Michele Romanow to the Women of Influence Evening stage for a fireside chat with CTV’s Marcia MacMillan to discuss the challenging but rewarding road on the entrepreneurial journey. Powerhouse entrepreneurs in […]
On November 18, 2015 we celebrated the success of female entrepreneurs across Canada. We welcomed nominees, finalists, and winners to our 23rd annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Browse through our event gallery to see a showcase of women who have built – and continue to grow –successful companies and businesses in Canada.
November 18, 2015 – Women entrepreneurs deserve to be celebrated. We look forward to the gala every year because it provides the opportunity for women entrepreneurs to be honoured for their contribution to our economy. Thank you to our host sponsor, RBC, and presenting sponsors Telus, The Printing House, PROFIT Magazine, and Deloitte for making these awards […]
On December 15, 2015 we welcomed the founder and mastermind behind Maison Marie Saint Pierre to the podium in Montreal. Marie Saint Pierre shared with us her story of creativity and philanthropy – and how the two can successfully come together to inspire change. Interested in getting access to more inspirational leaders like Marie? Join our […]
On December 9, 2015 we welcomed Elizabeth Witmer, Chair of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and longest standing female MPP in Ontario’s history to the podium. Her advice to future female leaders? Collaborate, embrace your failures, and take risks. Photography by Blonde Chick Studios.
We had the honour of welcoming best-selling author and humanitarian Amanda Lindhout to the stage on October 29, 2015 in Toronto. Amanda, a kidnap survivor and founder of the Global Enrichment Foundation, shared with us her story of forgiveness and resilience through a harrowing 16 month captivity. Her strength and compassion touched our entire community. […]
On September 23, 2015 we welcomed Sara Austin, champion for women and children and former director of World Vision Canada, to the podium in Calgary. She spoke to the importance of doing what you believe in, and how collectively, we can create a ripple effect to see positive change in our world. Interested in getting access to […]
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