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Women Empowerment - Discovering Limitless Opportunities

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

"There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish." (Michelle Obama) Join us for this webinar to learn how every woman is strong and has a voice and how we each deserve equal opportunities to shine. Together we can connect, collaborate and contribute to change the way the world perceives the strength in every woman. Engaging with each other we can learn as we continue to promote women’s economic empowerment starting right here in our community. 

Our Speakers 

Alexis Ashworth 

CEO at Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa 

A not-for-profit leader with more than 10 years of senior management experience in the finance and affordable housing sectors. She has a keen interest in impact investing, social finance and microfinance, and serve as a member of the Ottawa Community Foundation's Impact Investment Committee. named one of Ottawa Business Journal's Forty Under 40 for both business achievements and community involvement. 

Kara Eusebio 

Curator, Ottawa Hub, Invest Ottawa 

Kara leads strategic partnerships for Invest Ottawa & Bayview Yards, the economic development agency, innovation hub, and technology accelerator in Canada’s capital. She is the Curator of the Ottawa Hub of the Global Shapers Community. She spoke on Creating Inclusive Communities at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in 2019 with Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, United Arab Emirates. She trained as a Climate Reality Leader in Atlanta, GA in 2019. Named one of Ottawa's Forty Under 40 by the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal in 2019, recognizing accomplished and rising business leaders under the age of 40 in the national capital region. 

Janet Stewart 

Founder and CEO, We Love Learning 

Named Woman Exporter of the Year in 2020 by the Organization of Women in International Trade, and sponsored by Export Development Canada, Janet has a passion for education and more than 30 years of experience in the training industry. 


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