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Celebrating Women - International Women's Day

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How can we re-imagine what a successful and flourishing life looks like for Canadian women in 2017? You’re invited to join us for a wine and cheese on International Women’s Day to find out. Tasha Kheiriddin will moderate a panel of four women from different demographics, backgrounds and vocations. Let’s come together and be inspired by their personal stories and insights into being women in Canada in 2017. All are welcome!

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Our Moderator:
TASHA KHEIRIDDIN is a writer, broadcaster, and political analyst from Toronto, Canada. Named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2016 by WXN, she is the host of the daily radio program The Tasha Kheiriddin Show on AM640.

Our Panelists:
VERONIQUE BERGERON is a technical writer, the mother of nine children and has a degree in Civil Law from the University of Ottawa and a Master’s degree in Law from McGill University.

SHANNON JOSEPH is a civil engineer, a municipal sustainability expert, fashion enthusiast and recreational opera singer.

HELEN REIMER has worked for Proctor and Gamble in sales, the joining Christians Against Poverty (CAP) in the UK. She later pioneered CAP in Canada, which launched in Hamilton in 2013.

DEANI NEVEN VAN PELT is a mother of three. Formerly a high school teacher and a homeschool parent, she earned her PhD, became a professor and is now a think tanker.

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This event is happening on

  • Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 - 6:00pm


  • Cardus Ottawa
    45 Rideau Street
    7th Floor
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1N 5W8