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Topic: Personal Finance
Lesley-Anne Scorgie is a best-selling author and the Founder of MeVest. She purchased her first Government Savings Bond at the age of 10, and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show at age 17 in a segment called “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth”. Since then, Lesley-Anne has become one of Canada's most-in-demand financial gurus, touring the country and educating people on how to become financially independent.
Besides helping people build wealth, Lesley-Anne’s expertise expands into entrepreneurship and women’s workplace equity issues. Today she is armed with her three best-sellers Well-Heeled: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Getting Rich (April 2014), Rich by Thirty and Rich by Forty. Her fourth book will be released April 2016 and is called Modern Couple’s Money Guide.
This event is a unique opportunity to get the ‘behind-the-scenes’ story on Lesley-Anne’s rise to fame, but also an powerful forum to access tactical strategies and practical advice for saving, spending, and investing. We all know that financial knowledge is a cornerstone of success, but it is also a skill that is often overlooked by emerging leaders -an evening with Lesley-Anne will bring the focus and insight you need to get on the right track towards financial independence.
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Our Women of Influence Evening Series is designed to motivate and inspire the next generation of emerging leaders and provide a platform for them to meet their peers and role models who have had early success and high-profile careers. Keynote speakers share tactical advice on negotiation, leadership, entrepreneurship, communication and personal branding and a structured “Connecting Activity” enables our guests to make career-defining connections.
- 6:30 – 7:00 pm Registration and Cocktail Reception
- 7:00 – 7:45 pm Keynote Speaker and Q&A
- 7:45 – 8:15 pm Connecting Activity
- 8:15 – 8:30 pm VIP Giveaway and Closing Remarks
** Your ticket includes complimentary CHLOE Wine and Canapes
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Lesley-Anne Scorgie’s passion for personal finance was strong well before her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2001. What started all the fuss in the first place was when she took up teaching her high school business class about investing, much to her teacher’s surprise. Since appearing on the show in 2001 called “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth”, Lesley-Anne has branched out as a bestselling author, entrepreneur, renowned professional speaker, educator and popular columnist and television personality. Her area of expertise has also expanded into career navigation, entrepreneurship and women’s workplace equity and diversity issues. Today she is armed with her three best-sellers Well-Heeled: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Getting Rich (April 2014), Rich by Thirtyl and Rich by Forty. Her fourth book will be released April 2016 and is called Modern Couple’s Money Guide. Lesley-Anne is the founder of MeVest, a leading-edge money school for Canadians.
Lesley-Anne has her BComm from University of Alberta and an MBA from Queen’s University. In 2011 Lesley-Anne won Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40 award and WXN’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada.