Women of Influence Luncheon Series


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Women of Influence Evening Series – Kim Appelt

December, 11th, 2017

On December 6th, 2017 we hosted the Women of Influence Evening Series in downtown Toronto, featuring one of Canada’s top stylists: Kim Appelt. 


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The Dolce Vita of Debbie Travis

March, 2nd, 2017

Ever since the launch of Debbie Travis’ Painted House in 1995, she’s been inspiring people in Canada (and beyond) to do a little more with their home decor. Now, Debbie’s inviting women to join her at the Tuscan villa she transformed from top to bottom – but that’s not nearly all she has on her […]


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SCOTIABANK BECOMES PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES

March, 1st, 2017

    SCOTIABANK BECOMES PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE  WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES New partnership celebrates the continued professional advancement of women and the creation of a more inclusive workforce   TORONTO, MARCH 1, 2017 – Women of Influence announced today that Scotiabank has signed-on as the 2017 Presenting Sponsor of the prestigious Women of […]


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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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Marie-Josée Gagnon

December, 17th, 2013

ARP, présidente et fondatrice, CASACOM


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Arianna Huffington – Defining Success

December, 13th, 2013

In just eight years The Huffington Post has become one of the most important and influential news sites on the Internet. Much of the credit is due to its charismatic co-founder and editor-in-chief. Arianna Huffington is at the forefront of the new media revolution, an entrepreneur, author,  syndicated broadcaster and business leader with a unique […]


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Kirstine Stewart, Head of Twitter Canada

October, 7th, 2013

Kirstine joins us to help celebrate our 2013 Top 25 Women of Influence. This Canadian Women in Communications Woman of the Year, Canadian Top 40 Under 40, and Top 25 Woman of Influence is certainly one to watch.


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Dr. Brenda Kenny, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association

October, 7th, 2013

Brenda spends much of her professional life at the centre of one of the hottest issues in Canada today – pipeline infrastructure.


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Pauline D’Amboise

October, 7th, 2013

Secretary General and Vice-President Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility, Desjardins Group and 2012 Top 25 Women of Influence winner.


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Barbara Courte-Elinesky, President, North Star Drilling Ltd. and Cobra Diamond Drilling Ltd.

August, 19th, 2013

In Barbara Courte-Elinesky’s business, female CEO’s aren’t just rare. They’re non-existent. She’s a true pioneer, a visionary, a supporter of her local community and a fierce advocate of causes like First Nations development.


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Dr. Ilse Treurnicht, CEO, MaRS Discovery District

July, 19th, 2013

As the head of an organization that helps commercialize Toronto’s $1 billion worth of annual science and technology research, she knows a lot about turning great ideas into lucrative businesses.


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Lesley Stowe, CEO, Lesley Stowe Fine Foods

July, 16th, 2013

A product has to be great to make it to Oprah’s “O List” and Martha Stewart’s Whole Living magazine – and Lesley Stowe has been making great food for more than 25 years.


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Arianna Huffington, Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post Media Group

July, 11th, 2013

Arianna Huffington is the chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist and author of thirteen books.


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Mélanie Dunn, President, Cosette Quebec

May, 9th, 2013

FEMMES D’INFLUENCE MIDIS-CONFERENCE
Femme créative, leader et véritable visionnaire, telle est Mélanie Dunn.
A creative thinker, a strong leader, a true visionary: this is Mélanie Dunn.


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Donna Garbutt, President, Schlumberger Canada

April, 1st, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
From the day she realized that selling super-computers was the more practical road, to her rise to the top of Schlumberger Canada, Donna has been weighing the options, looking at the practicalities and forging an impressive career. Join us to hear her story.


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Betty K. DeVita, President, MasterCard Canada

March, 8th, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Success in a Fortune 500 company requires a lot more than leadership. That’s exactly what Betty DeVita can attest to in her more than 20 years of extensive global experience in some of the world’s top financial organizations.


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Meg Beckel, President & CEO, Canadian Museum of Nature

January, 22nd, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Meg was appointed President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, in 2011. Since joining the museum she has initiated a series of strategic changes and improvements in order to enhance the public’s museum experience and ensure its position as a national museum of international rank in the 21st Century.


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Arlene Dickinson, CEO, Venture Communications

January, 14th, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
A ‘Dragon’, a renowned marketing veteran, an award-winning entrepreneur, a CEO, a best-selling author, a mother and a grandmother – with this list of accomplishments already under her belt you might think that Arlene Dickinson would sit back and relax, but that’s not her style.


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Karen Flavelle, Chief Executive Officer, Purdy’s Chocolatier

January, 3rd, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Karen’s passion for quality, tradition, and chocolate, has been the key to her success not only in re-invigorating one of Vancouver’s most iconic companies, but increasing its reputation. Her mission for Purdy’s is to provide fabulous chocolates and service, made possible by fantastic people.


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Dr. Elizabeth Cannon, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Calgary

January, 3rd, 2013

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Elizabeth is an internationally recognized engineer whose research has been at the forefront of GPS technology for nearly three decades. She was named the 8th president of the University of Calgary in 2010, and is a passionate advocate of the importance of higher education in driving innovation, and its role in developing talented young people into successful leaders.


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Stacey Mowbray, President & CEO, The Second Cup Ltd.

October, 30th, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Every cup counts for Stacey Mowbray. With a background in marketing and strategy, Mowbray climbed her way up the food chain at Pepsi, Cara and Molson Coors, inspiring future leaders along the way, and now motivating franchisees across the country in professional growth and leadership in the highly competitive coffee category.


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Manon Blanchette, Directrice de l’exploitation à Pointe-à-Callière

September, 28th, 2012

LES MIDIS-CONFERENCES FEMMES D’INFLUENCE
Gestionnaire axée sur les résultats, madame Blanchette poursuit une carrière incontestablement marquée par la passion.


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4th Annual Advancement Summit: Women in Law

September, 28th, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Moderator: Jean Cumming – Get to know these women-at-law, and learn how they are affecting positive change in a once-impenetrable male-dominated industry.


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Karen Radford, Executive Vice President, People and Partners, Enbridge

September, 28th, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, and Woman of the Year by Canadian Women in Communications, Radford has found ultimate success through commitment and passion to her work and community.


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Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Former Captain of Canada's National Women's Hockey Team

September, 19th, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
The longest serving captain in Canadian hockey history who twice led Canada to gold medal success at the Olympics and trailblazer as first woman to do color commentating on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada, Cassie Campbell-Pascall shows passion for leadership, teamwork and determination in achieving success at the most challenging times.


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Janet Wood, Executive Vice President, Global Strategic Service Partners, SAP

August, 29th, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Mentor young professionals, encourage social innovation, and foster diversity. These are just some of the keys to Janet Wood’s success, leveraging her well honed talents for building strategic partnerships and field sales. This has resulted in a steady climb up the corporate ladder at IBM and now SAP.


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Willa Black, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cisco Canada

August, 3rd, 2012

DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
Through her dedication to brand, corporate social responsibility and community, Willa Black lives the Cisco mandate of “think smarter, do more with less, and create big impact in more creative ways.”