Championing the Next Generation

October 14, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West

Thank You

On behalf of the Province of BC, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, the WEB Alliance and the entire organizing committee, thank you to all those that participated in the We for She: Championing the Next Generation forum. We are thrilled that over 1,500 people took part in this unique event, bringing business leaders and students together to advance women in our economy and to inspire the next generation.

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Overview

The 2016 WE FOR SHE: Championing the Next Generation conference is one of North America’s largest gatherings of women’s organizations, companies, experts, business leaders, advocates and young women. Our goal is to advance gender equality and grow the provincial economy, by giving students and young women a greater understanding of their career options and potential, expanding their confidence in what they can achieve, and giving them a chance to meet dynamic and successful role models.

Now in its third year, the 2016 forum will focus on young women – and will bring established and emerging leaders together to champion change.

Why attend?

The WE FOR SHE: Championing the Next Generation conference will play an important role in growing our provincial economy and advancing gender equity by giving students a greater understanding of their career options and potential, expanding their confidence in what they can achieve, and giving them a chance to meet dynamic and successful role models

  • Hear the latest research about progress on women and the economy from industry leading experts;
  • Learn what actions have been taken by CEO’s of B.C. companies to expedite leadership diversity;
  • Champion young women from around the province by sharing career insights with them;
  • Discuss and commit to your personal action plan and help achieve gender equity
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Speakers

Premier Christy Clark

Ann Makosinski
Serial Inventor, Google Science Fair Award Winner

Nicole Verkindt
Founder, OMX | “Dragon”, Next Gen Den

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