On March 3rd, 4th and 8th, 9th from Noon – 1 pm EST, Invest Ottawa and Syntax Strategic will lead virtual fireside chats with some of Canada's leading womxn in
On March 3rd, 4th and 8th, 9th from Noon – 1 pm EST, Invest Ottawa and Syntax Strategic will lead virtual fireside chats with some of Canada’s leading womxn in media.
Through engaging conversations, we will take a deep dive into their lives during the pandemic, what it’s like to be in Canada’s media in 2021, and chat about balancing personal and career ambitions in one of the world’s fastest-moving industries.
Daily Speaker Schedule*:
Wednesday, March 3: Tanya Talaga; Ojibwe author and truth-teller. Tanya is a visionary for Canada’s reconciliation journey, with many awards and recognitions to her name. Register by selecting date through Eventbrite or click here
Thursday, March 4: Adrienne Arsenault, Co-Host, The National, CBC TV. Register by selecting date through Eventbrite or click here
Monday, March 8: Farah Nasser; one of Toronto’s most recognizable faces in news, Farah Nasser is an award-winning journalist, bringing extensive experience to her role as anchor on Global News at 5:30 & 6 pm. Register by selecting date through Eventbrite or click here
Tuesday, March 9: Susan Delacourt & Julie Van Dusen; a dynamic duo, Susan Delacourt is an award-winning Canadian journalist, current columnist for the Toronto Star and author, and Julie Van Dusen is a Canadian media legend, having reported for CBC News for more than 30 years. Register by selecting date through Eventbrite or click here
To learn more about Invest Ottawa’s International Womxn’s Week events and initiatives, visit: https://www.investottawa.ca/iww/
*schedule subject change. Note: if you wish to attend multiple Her-Spective sessions, you must register for each event day.
(Mardi) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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