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Luncheon event in Saint John, April 24th April 11, 2013

Posted by Jane Fritz in April 2013, Event.
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On April 24th – please join us for lunch and discussions with Lisa Hrabluk. 

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

When: Wednesday April 24th 2013 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Saint John Ale House (1 Market Square, Saint John, NB)
Speaker: Lisa Hrabluk
Please let your female colleagues know about this event by sending them to our web blog: https://nbwict.wordpress.com/
Register for free : Attendees will be responsible for purchasing their lunch. For our convenience, the Ale House will be offering their Express Lunch Menu. Please register: http://doodle.com/v26sq43axeup3kf7 

lisa-hsA little about Lisa Hrabluk:
Lisa Hrabluk is a writer and founder of Wicked Ideas, an early stage company that marries the scalability and analytic power of technology with human storytelling expertise to change the conversation around hot button issues. The product acts as the honest broker in the relationship between organizations that want -– or need – to change and the public that wants to help shape that change. In March 2013 Lisa completed the PropelICT Launch36 accelerator program, the first non-technical founder. Join us as she shares her experiences as a start-up entrepreneur and what artists and technologists can learn from each other. The digital age has made us all technologists. We need to be artists too.

Lisa is also an award-winning journalist. At the Telegraph-Journal she broke national stories about ICT innovations, energy, Aboriginal rights and the ambitions of the Maritimes’ political class. She is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio and Progress Magazine. She is the co-founder of Next NB and 21inc. Lisa lives in Rothesay with her husband, photojournalist Michael Hawkins, and their daughter Alexandra.

Looking forward to seeing everyone – please let us know you are coming by registering:  http://doodle.com/v26sq43axeup3kf7


Opportunity to volunteer at a Trades & Tech Gala for Girls, April 11 April 2, 2013

Posted by Jane Fritz in April 2013, Event, General Notices.
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If you might be available to share your career story with the girls and their families attending the upcoming Trades & Tech Gala for Girls at St. Stephen High School, 5:30-8:30 p.m., on April 11, please contact Kate McLean at kate.mclean@gnb.ca or (506) 462-5910.  If you know anyone who lives in the St. Stephen area who would be a good fit for this event, please pass along the details.  Anyone who has participated in these events has found them enjoyable and worthwhile. Thank you.

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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