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Women of Whistler: Paulina Cameron - The Power of Women in Canada

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Name: Women of Whistler: Paulina Cameron - The Power of Women in Canada
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
 
Inspiring stories and observations from talking with 150 of Canada’s most influential women.
 
Paulina Cameron is a force to be reckoned with: a CEO, founder, keynote speaker, board director and mother, she also became a bestselling author with Canada 150 Women. As the CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, there is no one better than Paulina to lead a discussion about where women in Canada are at (with data) and what is on the horizon. The Women of Whistler will hear Paulina’s story of work, side hustle and motherhood and what helped her to “stay sane and keep all the humans alive”.

Key takeaways: 
• Women entrepreneurs as the drivers of our economy
• Stories of conversations with champions, leaders and luminaries
• Empowering the next generation (the future)
 
Event Schedule:
*doors open at 5.30
6:10pm - presentation + Q&A
7:30pm - networking and appies
 
Canada 150 Women book will be available for purchase at the event.
 
Tickets will not be available at the door, please register to guarantee your seat
 
Guest Speaker: Paulina Cameron
CEO, bestselling author, speaker and mother
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Paulina is the CEO of Forum for Women Entrepreneurs: a Canadian charity that educates, mentors and connects women entrepreneurs to be wildly successful, promoting strong economies and thriving communities.   Previously as the Regional Director for Western Canada at Futurpreneur Canada, Paulina led a team that brought hundreds of youth entrepreneurial dreams to life. She is a sought-after mentor and speaker. A champion of gender equality, Paulina is the author of bestselling Canada 150 Women: conversations with champions, leaders and luminaries; and has gained international recognition for her work.
 
Paulina’s philanthropy is her community board work: currently she serves on the Board of Directors for YWCA Metro Vancouver, Immigrant Employment Council of BC, and the Government of British Columbia’s Small Business Roundtable.
 
Believing in empowerment for the next generation, Paulina is also a Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Simon Fraser University, and has advised the federal government and the Prime Minister on Canada’s Youth Employment strategy.  She has been recognized in the community for her significant contributions, including being awarded the Vancouver Board of Trade’s inaugural Wendy McDonald Award, The International Alliance for Women Top 100 Award in Washington DC, the KPMG National Leadership Award, and was a finalist for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards.
 
Prior to Futurpreneur, she gained her business expertise working at KPMG in audit and management consulting, obtaining the CPA, CA designation, and was the co-founder and president of Young Women in Business.



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Cancellation Policy: Payment is non refundable for cancellations made within 3 business days of the event, or non attendance on the day.
If you have registered and paid for an event or training, you will be automatically added to the attendance list. 
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Location:
Nita Lake Lodge
2131 Lake Placid Rd, Whistler
 
Fees/Admission:
Early bird:
Chamber member $40
Future member $55

available until Wed, Feb 6

Regular rate:
Chamber member $45
Future member $60

Registration is open until Feb 13 12pm.
All prices are subject to GST.
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