Events
January 26, 2022
Shareholder Activism on the rise: What Boards need to know
Hear it from the experts Ian Robertson, Dawn Farrell and Robert Richardson on the topic of Shareholder Activism moderated by Sippy Chhina. Our panelists will share their experience on the best practices to consider for preparations, strategic considerations and response.

November 23, 2021
WATCH THE EVENT RECORDING: Mustering the Nerve to Lead: An intimate discussion with Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera
As the first female presidents of two of Canada's largest and most respected research universities and directors of some of the nation's largest market cap companies, Martha and Indira offer candid and insightful...
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A tremendous thank you to our panelists Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera for sharing their insights, experiences and practical, authentic guidance. Good luck and congratulations on your book!

October 19, 2021
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: A Networking Opportunity and Panel with the Canadian Pacific Board of Directors
An interesting opportunity for members of our community in IWF and Board Ready Women to meet and chat about the dynamics of Board work in one of the oldest companies in Canada, CP Rail.

October 13, 2021
What does it take to be a valued and effective Board member?
ONLINE WEBINAR: Join us for an exceptional opportunity to hear from 3 highly experienced Board Members and their insights on how to be an effective Board member. Our panelists will provide actionable advice that will benefit all Board members - NFP, Crown, Public and Private.
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What a great afternoon conversation with our panelists Heather Culbert, Elizabeth Cannon and Joan Hertz!  We cannot thank you enough for joining us and sharing your experience with our Board Ready Women Network! Thank you everyone who attended our event for your insightful questions and comments.

September 28, 2021
COURTESY POSTING: Axis Connects Career Development Dialogue Workshop
Learn key leadership transitions and what drives success at the mid-level stage.

September 14, 2021
COURTESY POSTING: Why the 2021 election matters: A conversation among Canadian women
As we kick-off our inaugural webinar with an engaging conversation about our future, our challenging political landscape, and the upcoming election. ...

June 16, 2021
COURTESY POSTING: The Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards 2021 (CIWB)
The Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards was established to champion the women (and men) in our city who have achieved professional excellence while also championing diverse leadership in our community....

April 26, 2021
Strategy: An Imperative in Uncertain Times
"No strategy can or should remain intact in these uncertain times. It is the Board's duty and obligation to test strategy especially as we make our way through the pandemic."
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We would like to thank our guest speakers Barb Stymiest, Pat Meredith and Jonathan Goodman for being on our panel and keeping the discussion lively and interesting until the very end! Thank you to everyone who made the time to join us! We are looking forward to seeing you at our next event. Did you miss the event? You can watch the recording of this incredibly inspiring and insightful conversation here.