Interview with Rebecca Page, past BYA Award Recipient

By | October 27th, 2014|Member Contributed|

This month, many of our stories and messages have centered around the Businesswoman of the Year Awards nominations. Today, we are very happy to bring you a short interview with Rebecca Page, founder of Concierge Home Services. Rebecca was the winner of the Entrepeneur category in 2012. But Rebecca has also been on the “business [...]

Women in Business – Then and Now: Q&A With Shirley Westeinde

By | October 27th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Ottawa businesswoman Shirley Westeinde is Chair of the Westeinde Group of Companies. She received the WBN Businesswoman of the Year Award in 1997 and is the Honourary Chair for this year's awards. What has changed for women in business from the 1980's to now? The biggest change is the number of women who are in [...]

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 [...]

Release Your Inner Blogger!

By | September 10th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Are you looking for more ways to connect, build solid business relationships, exchange knowledge and be inspired? Try blogging! All WBN members are welcome - and encouraged - to contribute to our blog. Here are a few tips for getting started: Your topic can be specific to your area of expertise or a more general [...]

BYA Gala Committee appreciation!

By | April 28th, 2014|Member Contributed|

In case the Businesswoman of the Year Awards hasn't been talked about enough, I wanted to give my two cents. I was lucky to attend the event this past Thursday, April 24, and it was a wonderful event, from beginning to end. The BYA Gala is a once-a-year opportunity to get dressed up to the [...]

Why I Joined the WBN

By | January 17th, 2012|Member Contributed|

Welcome to my first blog - as an accountant I have never blogged before, and like the conservative individual that I am, I did a little Google research on how to be an effective blogger, as well as trying to apply what I have learned at the social media event in November, so do not [...]

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