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Women of Influence Evening Series – AMEX High Potentials graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series – AMEX High Potentials

August, 4th, 2016

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.


Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Women in Advertising graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Women in Advertising

August, 4th, 2016

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.


2016 Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – Toronto graphic

2016 Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – Toronto

July, 26th, 2016

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.


Women of Influence Evening Series – Lesley-Anne Scorgie graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series – Lesley-Anne Scorgie

May, 27th, 2016

“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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Women in Wealth graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Women in Wealth

May, 26th, 2016

“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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Lisa LaFlamme graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Lisa LaFlamme

March, 31st, 2016

“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 […]


Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Manjit Minhas and Michele Romanow graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Manjit Minhas and Michele Romanow

March, 9th, 2016

“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 […]


RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards graphic

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

December, 23rd, 2015

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.



RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Reception graphic

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Reception

December, 23rd, 2015

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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Montreal – Marie Saint Pierre graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Montreal – Marie Saint Pierre

December, 23rd, 2015

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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Waterloo – Elizabeth Witmer graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Waterloo – Elizabeth Witmer

December, 23rd, 2015

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. 


Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Amanda Lindhout graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Amanda Lindhout

December, 23rd, 2015

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. […]


Women of Influence Evening Series: Calgary – Sara Austin graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Calgary – Sara Austin

December, 23rd, 2015

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 […]


Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Mia Pearson graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Mia Pearson

December, 23rd, 2015

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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Heather Reisman graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Heather Reisman

December, 23rd, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Calgary – Susannah Pierce graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Calgary – Susannah Pierce

December, 23rd, 2015

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 […]


Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – Washington graphic

Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – Washington

December, 23rd, 2015

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.  


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Ottawa – Annalisa King graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Ottawa – Annalisa King

December, 22nd, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Janet Kestin & Nancy Vonk graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Janet Kestin & Nancy Vonk

December, 16th, 2015

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 […]


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Toronto – Bernadette Wightman graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Toronto – Bernadette Wightman

October, 30th, 2015

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.


Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – New York City graphic

Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner Series – New York City

September, 29th, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Shelagh Stoneham graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Toronto – Shelagh Stoneham

June, 23rd, 2015

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.


Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner – Toronto graphic

Global Women of Influence Senior Executive Dinner – Toronto

June, 18th, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Toronto – Deborah Gillis graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Toronto – Deborah Gillis

June, 18th, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Calgary – Liane Davey graphic

Women of Influence Luncheon Series: Calgary – Liane Davey

June, 18th, 2015

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.


Women of Influence Evening Series: Calgary – Shahauna Siddiqui graphic

Women of Influence Evening Series: Calgary – Shahauna Siddiqui

June, 18th, 2015

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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