Women in Leadership Foundation

Women in Leadership Foundation

October 13, 2010 09:00 ET

Women in Leadership Foundation: Explore a Sea of Possibilities at 3rd Annual Superwomen & Friends Gala

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2010) - On Saturday, November 6th, 2010, the Women in Leadership (WIL) Foundation will host its 3rd Annual Superwomen & Friends Gala: Sea of Possibilities at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver, BC.

The 3rd Annual Superwomen and Friends Gala, presented by Audi of Richmond, will be an evening of celebration, fashion, and inspiration. Celebration is promised via the company of over 300 SuperWomen and SuperMen, many of whom are recognized leaders in business and community; fashion is promised via haute couture fashion shows by JC Studio, Wear Else and Invito Couture; and finally, inspiration is promised via our keynote speaker.

What: 3rd Annual SuperWomen & Friends Gala — Sea of Possibilities
When: Saturday, Nov 6, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m
Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
How: Tickets are $175 (VIP tables also available) available through www.womeninleadership.ca

This year, our Keynote Speaker will be Joyce Groote, President and CEO of a lifestyle product company, Holeys, best known for their comfortable shoes. Groote, recognized as one of Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs will share her inspirational success story of Holeys, which all began in a Vancouver basement in 2002, and has culminated into a multi-million dollar operation which includes a 85,000 square foot facility in Richmond, BC.

Explore a Sea of Possibilities and have an opportunity to walk the red carpet; have a mini makeover; enjoy a scrumptious 3-course dinner, taste some wine; and bid on selection of luxurious silent and live auction items featuring 'Audi for the Weekend' and 'Shop with a Celebrity Television Stylist, Tracy Richardson' who has worked with some of the world's most renowned celebrities.

The Gala raises funds for WIL's Women in Leadership Mentorship program. This unique and innovative program aims to increase women's participation in management and leadership programs in Canada through combining mentorship and leadership skills development. This 6 month program connects female role models in business and helps all participants develop their leadership potential and build specific skill sets necessary to thrive as leaders in our businesses and local communities. This year, 130 women across Canada will benefit. 

About the Women in Leadership Foundation

Founded in 2001, with a head office in Vancouver, BC, WIL is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women in leadership roles. WIL has played a pivotal role in helping thousands of women across Canada surge to success. WIL is a registered charity in its 9th year of delivering innovative programming in key cities across Canada.

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