WOMENTORSHIP

Calendar of Events (2013-14)

Womentorship 2013-14

Presence     Belonging     Resilience

Calendar of Events

 

Thursday, October 17th - Introduction to Womentorship

Womentorship Networking 'Kickoff' Event

Location: The Terrace - Prairieland 

8:30am to 11:30am

Presenting:

Betty-Ann Heggie - www.bettyannheggie.com - a member of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame, former PotashCorp Senior VP, and a speaker, author, and mentor, Betty-Ann is all too familiar with the daily issues women encounter as they strive to achieve balance between their careers and personal lives. As a result, Betty-Ann now devotes much of her time through the Betty Ann Heggie Womentorship Foundation, to helping women leverage their Masculine and Feminine Energy to address issues such as family and work, assisting theem in reaching their full potential.

 

Thursdsay, November 21st - Presence

Professional Development Session #1

Location: Twilight Room - The Willows

8:30am to 11:30am

Presenting:

Betty-Ann Heggie - www.bettyannheggie.com - a member of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame, former PotashCorp Senior VP, and a speaker, author, and mentor, Betty-Ann is all too familiar with the daily issues women encounter as they strive to achieve balance between their careers and personal lives. As a result, Betty-Ann now devotes much of her time through the Betty Ann Heggie Womentorship Foundation, to helping women leverage their Masculine and Feminine Energy to address issues such as family and work, assisting theem in reaching their full potential.

Kellie Garrett - Kellie spent 20 years at Farm Credit Canada (FCC) before retiring in 2013. She was a Senior Vice-President, responsible for FCC's business strategy, enterprise risk management, research, knowledge management, communication and change, corporate social responsibility and innovation.

Kellie is a professional speaker, executive and life coach, and consultant on topics ranging from strategy and leadership to personal brand. She is an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) with a Master of Arts in Leadership & Training from Royal Roads University (2005) and a graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. She obtained coaching certification from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and is recognized as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation. She also holds the Institute Certified Director Designation (ICD.D) from the Rotman School of Business.

Kellie is passionate about volunteerism and serves as Board Secretary on the Globe Theatre as well as a Board Director with Women Entrepreneurs and the Autism Resource Centre.

In 2012, she was named one of Canada's Top 25 Women of Infuence, In 2007, she was named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Networking. In 2010, she received honours from two different organizations for her contributions to integrated marketing communication: IABC awarded her the Master Communicator (MC) designation, and the Canadian PR Society gave her the President's Award for Outstanding Public Relations & Communciations Management. 

 

Thursday December 5th - Womentorship 'Extra' Seminar - Myers Briggs

Location: Eureka Experience

8:30am to 11:30am

 

Thursday, February 13th - Belonging

Professional Development Session #2

Location: The Terrace - Prairieland

8:30am to 11:30am

Presenting:

- Darrell J.J. Haight, B.Sc., P.Ag. - President of Trace Associates
- Marvin Romanow - Past President & CEO Nexen Inc., and Executive in Residence, Edwards School of Business
- John Green - Branch Manager, Investment Advisor, TD Securities Saskatoon
- Bruce Walls - Vice President, Human Resources & Industrial Relations at Areva Resources Canada Inc.

Thursday, April 24th - Resilience

Professional Development Session #3

Womentorship Appreciation "Windup" Event

Location: Twilight Room - The Willows

8:30am to 11:30am

Presenting:

Vera Pezer - Vera Pezer was Chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan 2007 to 2013, and is now Chancellor Emerita. Dr. Pezer has a long association with the University of Saskatchewan, earning her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University and serving as the former Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs and Services) from 1991-2001. Dr. Pezer first joined the University in 1966 in Student Counselling Services and as a part-time instructor in the Department of Psychology. She would later become Director of Student Counselling, an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Science. Under her leadership, student retention and academic success were enhanced and the University's first offices dedicated to student emergency financial assistance, disability services for students, and Aboriginal student support programs established.

She has held volunteer and leadership roles with the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners, Saskatchewan Centennial Gala, Hope Cancer Race for Recovery, Saskatoon Housing Coalition, Persephone Theatre, the River Landing Destination Centre, and the YWCA. She is currently a member of the Canadian Association of Police Boards. Dr. Pezer has also contributed widely to professional and amateur sports organizations. She is a member and current chair of the 1989 Jeux Canada Games Foundation, Director of the 1991 Scott Tournament of Hearts, and Ceremonies Chair of the 1989 Brier. As a Sport Psychologist, Dr. Pezer served as an advisor and trainer to Canadian Curling Teams in two Olympic Games.

An accomplished athlete in her own right, Dr. Pezer is a four-time Canadian Ladies' Curling Champion, a Canadian Softball Champion, and two-time member of the Saskatchewan Senior Women's golf team. She has received a place of honour in the Saskatoon and Saskatchewan Sports Halls of Fame and in the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. In 2003, Dr. Pezer completed her first book, The Stone Age: A Social History of Curling in the Prairies. She has just published her second, titled Smart Curling. Dr. Pezer was honoured with a Saskatchewan Centennial Medal in 2006, and in 2002 received the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Award of Achievement.