Up close and personal with Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winners in the Ottawa area

Tuesday, July 27 2010

 

 

OTTAWA, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - The Women's Executive Network (WXN)(TM) and presenting sponsor TELUS are pleased to announce that a special breakfast was held on Tuesday, February 27th to honour Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100(TM) award winners from the Ottawa area and launch the 2007 Ottawa breakfast series.

"The Top 100 Awards program identifies and honours 100 of our most talented, successful and visionary women who have broken through the proverbial glass ceiling," said Pamela Jeffery, Founder of the Women's Executive Network and Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards program. "They are the role models who we believe will inspire the next generation of Canadian women."

The breakfast featured a panel discussion with Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winners on the career choices they made, the life lessons they learned, and the people who supported them throughout their journey. Featured Top 100 panelists include Author, Educator and Consultant Shari Graydon; Senator Catherine Callbeck; TELUS Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs Janet Yale; and Eagle Professional Resources President and COO Janis Grantham.

Top 100 2006 award winners representing Ottawa are: RCMP Commissioner Beverley Busson; Senator Catherine Callbeck; Actua President and CEO Jennifer Flanagan; Eagle Professional Resources President and COO Janis Grantham; Author, Educator and Consultant Shari Graydon; Engineers without Borders Canada

, Global Citizen Samina Hashmi; and TELUS Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs Janet Yale., Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Over the last year, WXN has expanded offerings to provide a brand new peer-mentoring program - WXNWisdom(TM) - exclusively for Top 100 winners, alumnae and senior executives.

 

Celebrating its 10th anniversary and the 5th anniversary of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100, the Women's Executive Network is Canada's most influential female audience and the country's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of executive minded women in the workplace.

WXN's over 10,000 members are women leaders in business, government and not-for-profit sectors who attend the exclusive by-invitation-only national breakfast series, Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards and Summit, and professional development workshops in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Mississauga

 

The WXN national breakfast series is co-presented by Scotiabank and TELUS; gold sponsors Enbridge and VIA Rail Canada; and silver sponsors Canadian Medical Association, National Ovarian Cancer Association, Ernst & Young, Richard Ivey School of Business, and TransCanada Pipeline Corp.

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