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CEO Breakfast Speaker Series with Karen Sheriff April 3, Saint John, with CWC February 27, 2013

Posted by Jane Fritz in April 2013, Event.
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This event is being hosted by the CWC-AFC New Brunswick.
April 3, 2013: CEO Breakfast Speaker Series, Saint John

CWC New Brunswick Region is pleased to present Karen Sheriff, President CEO of Bell Aliant for an engaging breakfast event.

Hear first-hand from the leader of one of Atlantic Canada’s largest companies how taking risk – smart risk – is essential for success. Join Bell Aliant CEO Karen Sheriff for insights on leadership, mentorship and milestones throughout her career.

Karen Sheriff was appointed president and CEO of Bell Aliant in November 2008 after having served as chief operating officer since July 2008. She is a director of Bell Aliant and is a past director of Aliant. She became president, small and medium business, Bell Canada in June 2003. Ms. Sheriff has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women three timesand in 2007, she was named to The Women’s Executive Network™ Top 100 Women Hall of Fame.

Join CWC for this exciting and inspiring event on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.

Registration: 7:00 am
Breakfast: 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Purchase your tickets in person at Manchester Shoes in Market Square, the Saint John Board of Trade office at 40 King Street or call Sue Ryan at 694-6830 or register for the event below.

Member $30
Non-members $35
Table of 10 $300

On-line Registration Deadline: April 1, 2013

For more information about this event, please contact:

CWC New Brunswick, email: nb@cwc-afc.com, phone: 1-800-361-2978 ext. 301

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5 mentoring tips for women February 23, 2013

Posted by Jane Fritz in Uncategorized.
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I am reblogging this post from my personal blog because I’d be interested to know if you have had similar experiences or ones that are quite different. Feel free to ignore! Regards, Jane

Robby Robin's Journey

There have been a striking number of articles about women in business and politics in the past six months or so: the lack of women on corporate boards, the successful use of quotas for women on boards in Europe, the low percentage of women in public life in Canada and the U.S., and the low percentage of women in engineering, computer science, and technology.

As a woman retired from a long career in computer science and management, I read these articles with interest, and with more than a little frustration.  Some things have changed enormously since I started my own career, but so much has not changed.  In the case of the number of women entering the information technology field, things have substantially regressed, despite excellent employment opportunities.

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NBWICT February 21 Luncheon Event 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Lieff Salonius February 5, 2013

Posted by Meaghan Seagrave in Event, February 2013, October 2012.
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The next luncheon gathering of women in ICT in Fredericton (and those visiting) will be held on February 21st at Brewbakers Restaurant.  Information about our speaker and location details follow below.  We encourage you all to come out to catch up with each other, make new acquaintances, and especially to meet with Lieff.  Please let your female colleagues know about this event.  You can register (free, but limited seating so please let us know of your interest) for the luncheon at this doodle: http://doodle.com/23uum6pneasycc48 .

On February 21st –  please join us for lunch and discussions with Lieff Salonius. 

We encourage you all to come out to catch up with each other, make new acquaintances, and meet with Lieff.

When: Thursday, February 21, 2013: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Brewbakers Restaurant
Speaker: Lieff Salonius
Registration: (Free, but attendees will be responsible for purchasing their lunch. For our convenience, Brewbakers will be offering their Express Lunch Menu. Prices ranging from $9-$15 with vegetarian and vegan options).

Let us know you are cominghttp://doodle.com/23uum6pneasycc48

Please let your female colleagues know about this event by sending them to our web blog: https://nbwict.wordpress.com/

Lieff Salonius:

Lieff Salonius is the Development Manager for Science East Science Centre. New Brunswick’s focus on innovation as the path to economic growth has challenged business and academics to consider the pathways to innovative thinking.  While IT and ICT sectors are addressing HR shortages in the short term, thousands of students diverge from science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects very early in life. How could this be when their lives are driven by science and technology and they are floating in a sea of exciting applications and devices? Lieff will discuss what children, as the world’s most creative problem-solvers, can teach us about inspiring them and forging a different future for the province. 

Looking forward to seeing everyone – please let us know you are coming by registering: http://doodle.com/23uum6pneasycc48

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