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50% seats sold - Women in Finance : Alpha & Gender Diversity Conference and Dinner

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Deadline to register is Friday May 6th!​

Please join CFA Society Winnipeg as we host the inaugural half-day conference and dinner

Welcomes Men & Women to join the discussions.

Improving performance; from inspirational stories to empirical studies

Lunch Panel : Powerful Women in Finance

  • Beth Hamilton-Keen, CFA, Director of Investment Counselling, Mawer Investment Management Ltd. & Chair, Board of Governors, CFA Institute
  • Helen Kasdorf, CPA, CA, Senior Vice-President and CFO Canada, The Great-West Life Assurance Company

  • Kirsten Kennedy, Managing Director & Head (Vancouver) Investor Sales, BMO Capital Markets

  • Moderated by: Reva Seth, Bestselling Author & Strategic Advisor

Breakout Sessions

  • Deloitte LLP presents "Unconscious Biases and How They Hinder Us" with Jackie Scales and Lizanne Roziere
  • Mercer presents "When Women Thrive" - insights from a new Research Report on Women in the Workplace with Jaqui Parchment
  • Bloomberg Presents "How Women Power the Economy and Why They Shouldn't Be Shy Talking About It" with Jacqueline Thorpe and Richard Yamarone
  • "Targeting Teen Boys in Achieving Gender Equality: The Missing Link and Ways to Move Forward" with Reva Seth
  • "Women Achieving Extraordinary Things through a High Performance Life: Rethinking Workplace Pressures with Real Life Coping Mechanisms" with Yvonne Camus
  • "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders" Moderated TED Talk with Stefanie Keller

Dinner Keynote Presentation

Bonnie Brooks, Vice Chairman of Hudson`s Bay Company

Known as the executive who rescued The Hudson's Bay Co. from the brink of disaster, [Ms. Brooks] became the company's first female CEO, bringing a specialized set of skills from across the fashion and retail worlds to the job.

Women in Finance Conference Brochure

Register Today Space is limited!

Event Type

Society; Career; Educational

Education Topic

Alternative Investments; Behavioral Finance; Corporate Finance; Derivatives; Economics; Equity Investments; Financial Statement Analysis; Fixed Income; Leadership, Management, and Communication Skills; Performance Measurement and Evaluation; Portfolio Management; Private Wealth Management; Quantitative Methods; Risk Management

Start Time

5/12/2016 11:30 AM

End Time

5/12/2016 9:30 PM





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RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
375 York Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3


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