Industry and academic experts discuss the changing digital landscape in this half day event.
Very few titles can be as impressive as Board Member – and for good reason: Boards shape their organizations’ impact on society. These days, it’s no secret that boards need more women.
Join us for the first DeGroote Women’s Professional Network event for the Fall 2016 season and find out how you can land a coveted board seat.
Our panel of experts will share their advice on:
You’ll also enjoy cocktails and canapés, along with networking opportunities with like-minded professionals from a wide range of industries across the GTA.
Register now. Seats are limited.
Event open to alumni, business community members, and students. Learn more about the DeGroote Women’s Professional Network (DWPN) here.
|When:||September 20, 2016|
|Time:||5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Where:||DeGroote School of Business, Ron Joyce Centre, 4350 South Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L5R8|
|Cost:||$25.00 Inc tax, parking included.|
|Contact:|| Kristine Leadbetter|
DeGroote School of Business, Ron Joyce Centre, 4350 South Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L5R8
5:00-5:45 p.m. Registration, networking, cocktails & canapés
5:45 p.m. Introductory remarks
5:55 p.m. Panel Presentation
6:45-7:30 p.m. Optional networking
Beverly Topping, President and CEO, Indelible Inc.
Entrepreneur, Educator and Chief Executive Officer who creates value and growth. Expertise in designing and implementing operational & financial strategies in high growth & entrepreneurial organizations. Respected leader within the governance community. Background in raising capital and providing solid returns for investors. Experience as a corporate director of public, private, not-for-profit & crown corporations. Innate ability to see and understand operations and the interconnectivity of people and business by being able to relate to stakeholders at all levels.
Karen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer at Shared Services West. Karen has held such roles as the Chief Operating Officer at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Chief Operating Officer at the London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, the Vice President Administration for McMaster University and the Vice President of Finance and Administration for St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton and Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.
Karen values governance and the role of the Board. Having completed the Conference Board of Canada/DeGroote School of Business Directors College, she is a Chartered Director (C. Dir.), and her board experience includes CIMTEC, Trillium Gift of Life Network, CSii, HSCN, Kids Health Links Foundation, St. Joseph’s Health System (International Outreach Programs), Horizon Utilities, Theatre Aquarius, St. Peter’s Hospital, McMaster Innovation Park, Gore District Land Trust, McMaster Museum of Art, and CAA Southwestern Ontario.
Deborah Rosati is an accomplished corporate director, entrepreneur, Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D) with more than 30 years of experience in technology, consumer and retail, and private equity and venture capital. An experienced audit committee chair, Deborah provides extensive knowledge as a Corporate Director in the areas of financial and enterprise risk management, corporate strategy, transformational changes, M&A, corporate governance and CEO & board succession planning.