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Inaugural SHEday Conference Underway at Convention Centre

January 15, 2015 10:01 AM | News

SHEdayWINNIPEG — An inaugural leadership event for women featuring 11 powerful speakers kicks off today at the RBC Convention Centre.

SHEday will see approximately 560 attendees to hear about women supporting women, navigating the leadership system and maximizing the authenticity of your personal brand.

“SHEday 2015 is an important step forward for Winnipeg as we come together to celebrate and promote the current and future contributions of executive-level women in our workforce,” said Mary Jane Loustel, national aboriginal program executive for IBM Canada and co-chair of Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.’s board of directors.

“By extension, this event can be considered a commitment to continuing the call for overall workplace equality at every level, regardless of race or gender.”

Some of the many speakers include Clare MacKay, vice-president of corporate and community initiatives of The Forks North Portage, Barbara Bowes, president of the Legacy Bowes Group, Gail Stephens, interim president and CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, David Baker, CEO and chief storyteller of Think Shift, and others.

The moderately priced ticket of $39 provides an event pass, lunch, snacks, beverages and access to a headshot lounge.