8 things I’ve learned about networking

By | September 14th, 2017|Member Contributed|

The September 2017 theme at WBN is “Networking-dare to get out there.” It got me thinking about all the networking I’ve done over the years, and how much I’ve learned since my first breakfast years and years ago. I’d like to share these with you. Hopefully you have your own list and you’re making networking [...]

Amplify our voice. Grow our membership. Make a difference.

By | August 7th, 2015|Member Contributed|

I'm going to tell you a little secret - I'm really excited about the WBN's AGM this year. Looking at that statement, I have to wonder if anyone has ever said they were excited about an AGM before. It's a bland, boring, dry name for what is arguably the most important meeting of the entire [...]

The WBN’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala: Decoding the Dress Code!

By | March 24th, 2015|Member Contributed|

I have been a proud member of the WBN for eight years and am currently a Co-Chair on the BYA Gala Committee. My favourite WBN event every year is the Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala, which will be taking place  on April 23rd. The Businesswoman of the Year Awards celebrates the contribution and accomplishments [...]

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Congratulations BYA Nominees!

By | March 23rd, 2015|Member Contributed|

Sister Leadership would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the nominees for the Women’s Business Network’s Business Woman of the Year Awards. Nominees were honoured at a lovely event that announced this year’s finalists for the awards. From the buzz in the crowd, the food, the mixing, to the honourees, it was a [...]

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Celebrating Our Finalists

By | March 2nd, 2015|Member Contributed|

March 6th is International Women’s Day. It is not a day about asserting the superiority of one gender over the over. It is a day when women are recognized for achievements without regard to a person’s nationality, ethnicity, cultural, economic or political differences. It is an occasion to look ahead to the untapped potential and [...]

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FAQ’s for #WBNBYAwards

By | October 2nd, 2014|Member Contributed|

Do you have questions about the upcoming Businesswoman of the Year Awards-and nominating? Here's your guide to the nominations process for the Businesswoman of the Year Gala - April 23rd, 2015 - Inspired Success! When do nominations open and close? The nominations site is live on October 1st. Nominations close at 4pm on Nov. 7th, [...]

My BYA experience, and nominations

By | September 24th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Last spring I have attended the WBN Businesswoman of the Year Awards gala. I was not familiar with the finalists prior to the evening and was eager to learn their stories. Their stories and accomplishments were truly inspiring and they were all deserving of the Award in my eyes. I was honoured to be among [...]

Inspired Growth – Blaze Your Own Trail

By | September 17th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Fulfilling your life's dreams can be a most rewarding and sometimes a most frightening journey. A journey with surprises and outcomes you may never have envisioned. I have reached many of my big fuzzy dreams of my youth and am marching forward toward new goals and dreams. Here are some of the tips I shared [...]

Making time for YOU!

By | August 28th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I believe in the power of the not-for-profit industry: every day, I feel like I am working towards a greater good, a good that feeds my soul, and works to create a better world for my kids to live in. But here's the rub: I see so many not-for-profit professionals that are SWAMPED by their [...]

The WBN’s Businesswoman of the Year Gala: What to Wear?

By | April 27th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I have been a member of the WBN for almost eight years. I am past Chair of the Businesswoman of the Year, Nominating & Awards Committee and currently act as Secretary on the WBN Executive. My favourite event of the year is the WBN's Businesswoman of the Year Gala which takes place every year in [...]

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