Vancouver Connect Dinner

Tableau Restaurant

May 23, 2018 | 5:30 – 8:30pm

WNORTH is a global community of women who are aiming for, or already on, a senior executive leadership track. WNORTH connects top female business leaders in corporate, public and entrepreneurial sectors through an annual Conference, an online community, The Members’ Club, as well as events and programming in six chapter cities; Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle, San Francisco, New York and London.

WNORTH’s mission is to 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.

On Wednesday May 23, WNORTH will host one of our signature events, the Connect Dinner, at one of the top restaurants in Vancouver, Tableau Bar Bistro. A boutique style networking event that will tackle a tough but often overlooked discussion around wealth generation.  Only 24 seats are available to this dinner, tickets go on sale for members of The Members’ Club at WNORTH on Monday May 7.  Tickets to the general public will go on sale Monday May 14.

“Closing the Investing Gap: Empowerment through knowledge and conversation”

Tableau Restaurant, Vancouver
May 23, 2018 | 5:30-8:30pm

Guest Hosts

Miranda Lam

Miranda Lam

Founder of Think Capital, Co-Founder of Dojo Technology, Director of Business Development for First Coin Capital

Miranda Lam

Founder of Think Capital, Co-Founder of Dojo Technology, Director of Business Development for First Coin Capital  

Miranda Lam began her career with the CPA, CA designation over 10 years ago, ultimately leading her to start her own businesses. Miranda is the founder and CEO of Think Capital, a Vancouver-based consultancy focused on helping companies create their brand identity, raise money and scale their businesses. She also currently serves as the Director of Business Development at First Coin Capital and is co-founder of Dojo Technology Corp. With her deep knowledge of how to build businesses, manage teams and projects, she first co-founded Dojo, a platform that helps make Financial institutions active partners in financial education. On behalf of Dojo, Miranda won the 2017 Women in Payments Audience Choice award in Toronto this past Fall.

Miranda was previously the Director of Finance at Hootsuite Media Inc. where she raised over $225 Million USD. Prior to Hootsuite, she served in management roles at PwC with experience across audit, corporate tax and M&A.

Starting Dojo encouraged Miranda to embed herself within North American fintech communities, which eventually led her to delve into the captivating world of blockchain and crypto, of which she is an enthusiast!

Miranda’s entrepreneurship continues, using her understanding of how to start a business from scratch, to found Think Capital. After years of working with entrepreneurs, investors and navigating the capital fundraising landscape in Canada and the U.S., Miranda created Think Capital to help her clients raise, deploy and nurture capital.

Brenda Irwin

Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner of Relentless Pursuit Partners Inc

Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner of Relentless Pursuit Partners

Brenda is Managing Partner of Relentless Pursuit Partners Inc and the recently launched Relentless Venture Fund (RVF). The RVF team invests in health technology sectors that span preventative and proactive health management with deep social impact outcomes. The Relentless partners are committed to the development of technologies, products and services that create options for optimizing health and an active life while increasing longevity.

Brenda is a former life science venture capitalist for Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). While at BDC she had personal responsibility for management of a $100 million healthcare portfolio including private to publicly listed organizations. Market sectors represented within her portfolio ranged from therapeutics, biotech, medtech, and health technology. Brenda is a seasoned Board Director having been a director for 15 not for profit and for profit organizations.

Brenda is an Associate for Creative Destruction Lab’s inaugural BioMedTech cohort. The BioMedTech stream focuses on the convergence of technologies tackling human health as well as environmental and agricultural challenges.

Brenda’s not for profit commitment includes current membership on the Providence Health Care Board of Directors, an organization developing the innovative ‘New St. Paul’s Hospital and Campus of Care’ where she previously chaired the Innovation, Academics & Research Committee. Brenda is also former Vice-President and Board Director for the Take A Hike, Youth at Risk Foundation and is committed to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science and technology. She is a frequent industry speaker, enthusiastic mentor and a Business in Vancouver ‘40 Under 40’ Award recipient.

What’s included?


  • Two guest speaker presentations
  • 3-course Meal at Tableau Bar Bistro
  • 2 glasses of wine
  • Engaging discussion and networking with dynamic professionals in an intimate environment
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