Women in politics event this Friday at Board of Trade

Here is an invitation to Fridays event in Vancouver:

Anyone making the decision to enter the political arena will inevitably face obstacles. But what unique challenges are women likely to encounter?

The Vancouver Board of Trade is bringing together a panel of women that have lived the political life to share their stories and lessons learned. Hearing from these highly accomplished political leaders will be beneficial, whether your career path is destined for the public or private sector.


  • What steps should you take if you want to enter politics?
  • Why is gender diversity important?
  • How does the media portray women in politics?
  • What can women in politics expect in their day-to-day life?

Panellists will include Pat Carney, former Canadian Senator and former Cabinet Minister; Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Minister of National Revenue; and Adrian Carr, Vancouver City Councillor and former leader of the B.C. Green Party.


Date: Friday, April 4 2014
Time: Registration: 11:30
Lunch and Program: 12:00 – 1:30
Location: The Vancouver Club — Grande Ballroom
915 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, B.C.
Tickets: Members $59 + GST
Non-members $79 + GST
 Table of 8  $472 + GST

The Women’s Leadership Circle (WLC) is a signature program of The Vancouver Board of Trade. The WLC is one of the largest women’s business networking groups in Metro Vancouver. Based on the pillars of connections, conversations, recognition and advocacy, the WLC is an inclusive business community which embraces diversity and elevates women. The Vancouver Board of Trade believes that businesses thrive when women are fully engaged at all levels. To learn more please visit www.boardoftrade.com/WLC

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