WCM Prairies Presents: Count her in: Accelerating equity through economic empowerment

Friday, March 8th 2024
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

WCM Prairies chapter invites you out to a Lunch and Learn on March 8th at the Wascana Country Club.

Lunch will be served at noon, followed by a keynote from Barb Beyers, Chair of Dress for Success and Member of the Order of Canada.

Please bring any professional attire items for women that you would like to donate to dress for success. We will be collecting donations at our lunch.

Space is limited, register today. This event is complimentary to WCM members. Please log in to your membership to access your free registration.

This event is open to women and allies who believe in WCM's mission to accelerate gender equity in finance.

Speaker

Barbara Byers, C.M

Chair of Dress for Success Regina.

Barb Byers is Chair of Dress for Success Regina. She has been involved in DFS Regina since 2017 as a volunteer and became the Board Chair in 2022. Barb has been involved in the social justice, feminist and labour movements for over 45 years. During that time she has deepened and expanded her commitment to creating a world that provides justice, dignity, equality and peace for all. In December 2015 Barb was named a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of her contributions as an important voice in the Canadian labour movement. Barb has held many elected positions in the labour movement including President of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress and Titular Member of the International Labour Organization, the only tripartite body of the United Nations. Barb was a regular delegate to the annual United Nations Commission of the Status of Women. Since “graduating” from paid work Barb has continued to contribute to her community and country through her involvement in Dress for Success Regina, the YWCA Regina Board of Directors, Indigenous Youth Roots Board of Directors and the Board of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference and is Chair of their Alumni Committee.

Tickets

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    $20.00

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