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 […]
On September 15, 2015 we welcomed Mia Pearson, Founder of North Strategic and High Road Communications to the podium. She spoke to the importance of personal branding, and how having a strong, entrepreneurial mindset is crucial to success. Her closing words? “What I’ve found is that if you work hard, pursue your true passion, and […]
On December 3, 2015 in Toronto we welcomed Heather Reisman, Chair & CEO, Indigo Books to the podium. She shared with us her strategy of reinvention, and how Indigo has set itself up for success by paying attention to one thing: their customers. In case you missed out, you can view our online gallery here.
On September 24, 2015 we welcomed Susannah Pierce, VP of Shell Canada and External Affairs Director for LNG Canada to the podium in Calgary. Interested in reading her story? Her profile was featured in our Fall 2015 magazine and includes her story to success, from growing up in Calgary to international business. Most recently she has found […]
On October 7, 2015 we hosted our 4th annual Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner in Washington at Decanter Restaurant. On behalf of presenting sponsor RBC and Women of Influence, we thank all those who joined us to celebrate women’s advancement.
On November 24, 2015 we welcomed Annalisa King, CFO of Best Buy, to the stage in Ottawa. She spoke to the importance of learning, transparency, and authenticity with your team, especially in the face of taking a risk, or asking them to take a risk with you.
Janest Kestin and Nancy Vonk, the two masterminds behind the DOVE Campaign for Real Beauty and former co-chief creative officers of Ogilvy & Mather in Toronto, joined us in December to share their journey to shattering the glass ceiling. The successful duo spoke to the importance of networking, standing up for yourself, and overcoming barriers. Interested […]
On September 30th in Toronto, Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada shared the importance of effective leadership in the digital age. Bernadette addressed four key attributes to being an influential leader: Build high performing teams, develop the ability to look behind corners, communicate effectively, and have the courage to take action.
On September 17, 2015 we hosted our 4th annual Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner in New York City at BG Restaurant. On behalf of presenting sponsor RBC and Women of Influence, we thank all those who joined us to celebrate women’s advancement.
On June 11th, we welcomed Shelagh Stoneham, Senior Vice President, Marketing at Shoppers Drug Mart, to share her success story via an insightful Q&A led by CP24 News Anchor Lindsey Deluce. In addition to hard work, setting goals and being a strong leader, Shelagh emphasized the importance of knowing the culture of a company before investing your time—energy should be spent on doing good work, not on trying to fit in.
On June 10th we hosted our 6th annual Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner in Toronto at The One Eighty. 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.
On June 9th, Deborah Gillis, President & CEO of Catalyst shared the invaluable lessons she learned from her champions on her journey to success. She stressed the value of empowerment, accountability, courage and humility—four crucial characteristics of great leaders.
On June 4th, Dr. Liane Davey, New York Times bestselling, author shared her transformative strategies on changing the way you work within your team to create healthy dynamics, optimize team performance and rehabilitate toxic teams.
On June 3rd, Shahauna Siddiqui, Managing Partner and Co-founder of BluEra enlightened us on what employers really want. As a leading recruiter, her insights shed light on the core attributes that sets candidates apart and how to avoid and overcome common pitfalls in the hiring process.
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