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Sobey School of Business

Elevating Women in Business: Blazing Trails

October 17, 2023

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Welcome to a day of inspiration and empowerment: "Elevating Women in Business - Blazing Trails."  

Join us as we embark on a transformative journey, where we dive deep into the realm of sustainability and success, led by a remarkable lineup of trailblazing women. Hear firsthand from a diverse panel of four extraordinary changemakers who have woven environmental sustainability into the fabric of their careers, from entrepreneurs to leaders of large corporations. Discover how these women have not just succeeded but thrived, making sustainability a core pillar of their work, and learn how you too can make a positive impact on the world without compromising your ambitions. 

This day is a golden opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, network with like-minded individuals, and gain the tools to excel in today's conscientious work environment. Don't miss out on this exceptional day of enlightenment and empowerment – together, let's blaze a trail towards a brighter, more sustainable future. Explore the captivating sessions and stellar speakers that await you below. 


10:30 a.m. - 11a.m. Registration & Networking in Loyola Conference Hall (LA290)

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sustainability Rewired: Reshaping Our Future


  • Denise Daley 
    Executive Director of the Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank
  • Sara Shabnam BComm’15
    Founder & CEO of Better Day Vintage 
  • Rebecca de Condé BComm’15
    Founder & CEO of Effex Curated Vintage
  • Marley MacDonald MA'14
    Director, Responsibility & Sustainability, NSLC

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break & Snack

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Chantal Brine

1:30 p.m.  Networking


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