Call for nominations for 2021-2022 Board of Directors

By | June 11th, 2021|Member Contributed|

The WBN is seeking nominations for a number of positions for its 2021-2022 Board of Directors Open positions (those without a returning incumbent) include: PresidentVice president of Strategic InitiativesVice president of OperationsTreasurerChair of the BYA Nominations committee If you are interested in getting involved please contact Victoria Stewart at victoria@obj.ca. The term for each position is [...]

Get involved in running this year’s Businesswoman of the Year awards!

By | May 18th, 2021|Member Contributed|

The WBN is seeking an incoming chair of the BYA Nominations Committee. This is a volunteer position and comprises of two main responsibilities: Nominations chair:Select and set up your committee for the 2021-22 term (typically 2-4 individuals)Managing the committee through the nominations and section process Solicit and promote nominations in each of professional, entrepreneur and corporate [...]

The WBN is about women supporting women

By | May 15th, 2015|Member Contributed|

My headline may seem trite or oversimplified, but it is the core of why the Women's Business Network of Ottawa (WBN) exists. Over the years, great strides toward equality for women in the workforce have happened, but here are some basic facts that cannot be ignored: The wage gap still exists - and the gap [...]

Thoughts on National Volunteer Week

By | April 13th, 2015|Member Contributed|

April 12 to 18 marks National Volunteer Week in Canada. As  business owners, many of us that are WBN members understand the importance of volunteering and sponsorship, especially when the organization affected aligns with our values and businesses. So today I'd like to toot some horns and send some appreciation to the members of all of our [...]

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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