Events Committee Objectives:

To plan, coordinate and manage the following WBN events:

  • Breakfast Mix & Mingle
  • Breakfast Power Hour
  • WineDown
  • Women In…
  • Lunch & Learns
  • Annual Holiday Reception


Arpita Dar
Personal Banker

Vice Chair

Christina Pliatsika
Event Planner
Collab Space

Events Committee Members

Alex Keenan
Stage Light Communications

Angelina Cacciato

Nikky Adewunmi-Scott
“The Car Lady”, Myers Hyundai Barrhaven

Corrie Cassalman
Financial Planner, Investment & Retirement Planner, RBC

Marilyn Matheson
Executive Director, Caldwell Family Centre

Amy Barker
Account Executive, Sun Life Financial

Ariadni Athanassiadis
Intellectual Property Lawyer

Catherine Bennett
Community Relations Manager/ B.S.W., Retire-at-Home Services

Lina Bitchakova
Cannabis Sommelier, Thought Leader, Creator of Opportunities

Mira Yasiri
Business Development Manager, CIBC

Julia Canning
Manager, Community Giving at CNIB

What We Do:

The Events Committee is dedicated to helping the Women’s Business Network members succeed, therefore we design and deliver programming based on the needs and desires of our members, with a focus on:

  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Personal & Professional development
  • Hands-on learning
  • Fun

Events Committee Meetings:

WHEN: We meet the second Thursday of every month
WHERE: BMO Bank of Montreal at Bank and Cecil, 1556 Bank Street, Ottawa ON K1H 7Z4  [map]
TIME: 5:00-6:00pm

Requirements To Join:

We are looking for fun-loving women who are:

  • Organized
  • Reliable
  • Collaborative
  • Solution-Oriented

If this is you, please contact Arpita Dar: