Women in Leadership Foundation

Women in Leadership Foundation

April 29, 2010 19:16 ET

Calgary Business Women Share Secrets of Being Highly Productive and Happy

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) - On Wednesday May 19th, the Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) will be hosting its Inaugural Calgary Women in Business Luncheon: Secrets of Being Highly Productive and Happy, from 11am – 1:30pm, at BMO Centre (Stampede Park).

One of the top ten myths about lives of women is that "as a Result of having better education, better jobs and better pay, women today are happier and more fulfilled than they were forty years ago". According to "Find Your Strongest Life" by Marcus Buckingham and surveys of more than 1.3 million men and women "the opposite is true".

How do women today find that balance between productivity and our own happiness? How do we empower not only ourselves but also the next generations to create change?

This year's panel will focus on these questions as prominent Calgary businesswomen share their Secrets of Being Highly Productive and Happy. Each member of the panel will share their personal journey of success, how she overcame obstacles in her life to be successful in business and happy in life. The panel of speakers announced so far, includes:

The luncheon, presented by TD Bank Financial Group, is WIL's women's business highlight of the year. The event is part of a National Spotlight Speaker Series that showcases female role models in business and fosters the expansion of networks. The Speaker Series is held in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and for the time this year in Calgary. Prominent and inspirational women will share their journeys of success, practical tips and inspiration. Funds raised will benefit the Women in Leadership Mentorship program.

Schedule – Wednesday May 19th at BMO Centre (Stampede Park)

  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. — Networking & exhibits
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. — Panel presentation & lunch
  • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. — Q&A

Register at www.womeninleadership.ca and get your tickets now ($75 regular; $60 for students).

About Women In Leadership Foundation
The Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) is a Canadian non-profit organization that delivers
inspirational programs that bring women together to collaborate with each other in the development of their leadership skills in the career of their choice and celebrate the success of future, emerging and current leaders. Our vision is to advance women in leadership.

Since 2001, WIL has invested over $3 million into showcasing female role models and recognizing the accomplishments of Canadian business women, Aboriginal women and youth.

For more details, to schedule an interview with any of the speaker, or to order event tickets contact Lucille Wang, Event and Program Coordinator, at +1.604.872.6643 or Lucille@womeninleadership.ca.

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