Our Story…

Our Mission

Develop more women to leading positions in business, and in doing so we will elevate the teams they work in, the families they lead and the communities in which they live.

We Achieve This Through…

Curating content and personal development around our foundation pillars which aim to Accelerate Growth, promote Balance, establish Connections that Matter, and Inspire Change

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Notable Awards

Woman to Watch 2017 Nominee

Best Event Planner (Western Canada) – Winner 2016

Premier’s People’s Choice Award Nominee

Rising Star 2015 & 2016 Nominee

Board of Advisors

Kerry Chalmers

Kerry Chalmers

Senior Manager, Chief of Staff, WW Strategy & Planning, Cisco Global Events
Philip Grosch

Philip Grosch

Partner Consulting and Digital Services Lead, PwC Canada, Toronto, ON
Joanna Pena-Bickley

Joanna Pena-Bickley

Head of Design, Internet of Things at Amazon (IoT), New York, NY
Cassandra Zerebeski

Cassandra Zerebeski

Manager, Group Business Development, Tourism Whistler
Maria Ebrahimji

Maria Ebrahimji

Managing Partner, C5 Collective, Atlanta, GA

Organizing Team

Heather Odendaal

Heather Odendaal

Co-Founder & CEO
Mike Odendaal

Mike Odendaal

Co-Founder & Director of Finance
Tarah Ferguson

Tarah Ferguson

Global Director, Members & Chapters
Ruth Barrow

Ruth Barrow

Graphic & Web Design
Carlee Cindric

Carlee Cindric

Event Production Manager
Hayley Ostridge

Hayley Ostridge

Event Coordinator
Virginie Lamarche

Virginie Lamarche

Media & Marketing
Alexis Kelly

Alexis Kelly

Marketing Coordinator
Bronwen Hill

Bronwen Hill

Guest Relations & Travel
Andi Wardrop

Andi Wardrop

Lead Videographer
Jenn Di Spirito

Jenn Di Spirito

Lead Photographer

City Directors

Jennifer Harper Uncao

Jennifer Harper Uncao

Event Consultant & Capital Strategist, Elevate Strategies
Esther Ayorinde

Esther Ayorinde

Chief Of Staff, WW Sales & Marketing, Cisco
Quyen Chang

Quyen Chang

Senior Director, Field Enablement at FinancialForce
Kate Campbell

Kate Campbell

Senior Consultant & Co-Founder at Splash Strategy
Rachel Ruggieri

Rachel Ruggieri

Customer Success Director, Bizzabo
Lisa Toepel

Lisa Toepel

Internet of Things (IoT) Global Sales, Amazon Web Services
Karene Franquelo

Karene Franquelo

Strategic Account Manager, Cisco
Anna Baird

Anna Baird

Start Up Advisor, Former LinkedIn Global Client Executive