Women in Leadership Foundation

Women in Leadership Foundation

October 27, 2009 15:45 ET

Women in Leadership Foundation Hosts 4th Annual Montreal Women in Business Luncheon: Managing Change to Survive and Thrive

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2009) - The Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) will be hosting its 4th Annual Montreal Women in Business Luncheon: Managing Change to Survive and Thrive on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, from 11am – 1:30pm, at the Faculty Club, McGill University, 3450 McTavish Street, Montreal. 

The luncheon, presented by TD Bank Financial Group, is a part of a National Speaker Series showcasing female role models in business and fostering the expansion of networks. Distinguished women leaders representing a cross-section of business sectors will share their powerful messages of empowerment and strength as they describe how they overcame tremendous obstacles to be successful in their careers.

"The Montreal Women in Business Luncheon is an excellent opportunity for women in leadership positions to share the story behind navigating their career paths, following their vision, and overcoming obstacles to reach their goals. As women, there is tremendous power in joining together as we benefit from shared experiences that can have a significant impact on our children, families, workplaces, economy and planet," said Maya Kanigan, President and Founder, Women in Leadership Foundation.

Janice Tester, McGill's Career Planning Service, will be moderating the panel discussion on managing change to survive and thrive during turbulent times. The panel will include:

  • Sigrid Ellefsen, Directrice regionale des ventes, Marche affaires Regional Director of Sales, TELUS
  • Brenda Gewurz, V.P. mise en marche et ventes, La Corporation Proment
  • Chantal Remy, Vice President, Organizational Development and Learning, TD Insurance

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 $2 million into showcasing female role models and recognizing the accomplishments of Canadian business women, Aboriginal women and youth.

For more details, or to order event tickets, visit: www.womeninleadership.ca or contact Lucille Wang, Event and Program Coordinator, at +1.604.872.6643 or Lucille@womeninleadership.ca.

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