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Join Edwards School of Business for our 14th Annual Women of Influence Breakfast Presentation featuring three accomplished women who will speak about their leadership roles and how they each achieved success in their respective fields.
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 AM (Doors open at 7:00 AM)
Location: Hall A, Prairieland Park (503 Ruth Street W, Saskatoon, SK)
Tickets: $60.00 each or $350.00 Corporate Table of Six (plus GST)
Contact: 306.966.8686 | execed@edwards.usask.ca
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2016 Speakers Include:


Elysia Vandenhurk

COO & Red Seal Chef

Three Farmers

"Take a Breath and Persevere"

Elysia Vandenhurk is COO and part owner of Three Farmers and also a certified Red Seal Chef. She joined her sister at Three Farmers Products after practicing the culinary arts in Toronto under celebrity chef Susur Lee. Elysia's skills in the kitchen have proven to be invaluable at Three Farmers as they continue to expand their line of natural, healthy foods. Elysia has showcased their company and products on many national and regional television shows across Canada. Her role is to develop new value added agriculture products under the Three Farmers brand and distribute to the Canadian Natural Food Sector. She also heads up many sales and marketing initiatives to build relationships with consumers, business partners and influential people within the food industry.

Carm Michalenko

Executive Director

Saskatoon Community Foundation

"Ignite Your Passion"


Carm Michalenko, has spent her life combining a career she loves with a passion for uplifting communities. Her career spans the public, private and non-profit sectors in a variety of senior marketing and community investment roles, including the last 19 years in the cooperative sector. Carm describes herself as a student of life with a passion for guiding nonprofits forward.  She takes to heart mentoring Saskatoon’s emerging leaders and finding ways to help under-supported sectors of our community: people with literacy challenges, students, and women.


The Honourable Dr. Lillian Dyck


Parliament of Canada

"Women: No Choice But to Become Leaders"

Member of the Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan, and a first generation Chinese Canadian, The Honourable Dr. Lillian Eva Quan Dyck is well-known for advocating for equity in the education and employment of women, Chinese Canadians and Aboriginals.  She is the first female First Nations senator and first Canadian born Chinese senator. In 2005, she was summoned to the senate by the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin.  She is the Chair the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples. Her priority areas are Aboriginals, Chinese Canadians, Women in Science, Engineering & Technology and Post-secondary education.   She continues to speak across Canada on these topics and others, such as the tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.

With Special Guest:
Zoey 'Pricelys' Roy
Spoken Word Poet
Poem "Women Are"


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