There has been no lack of conversations on the subject of women in business over the last ten years, but as technology and a shift in social circumstances change, so too does the role of women in the workplace
Whistler, B.C. (PRWEB) January 09, 2015
WNORTH (http://wnorthconference.com) is a three-day experiential, outcome-based destination conference for women taking place in Whistler, British Columbia March 4-6, 2015.
Set at the host resort of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the conference will provide an accessible forum and networking hub for women on the rise. Top women business leaders and the next generation of women rising to leadership positions in corporate, public and entrepreneurial sectors are invited to make their way to WNORTH and join the conversation.
“There has been no lack of conversations on the subject of women in business over the last ten years, but as technology and a shift in social circumstances change, so too does the role of women in the workplace,” says Heather Odendaal, Founder & Producer of WNORTH.
“We created WNORTH to provide a forum for women on the rise to have real conversations that are critical to achieving success - from board engagement and financing, to work-life balance and relationships,” says Odendaal. Confirmed speakers include:
- Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, CEO of 40 Percent and Rising
Elizabeth is a former Wall Street lawyer, an Executive and Leadership Coach, and the CEO & Executive Director of 40 Percent and Rising, an organization by, and for, primary breadwinner women worldwide. At WNORTH, Elizabeth will speak to the rise of the primary female breadwinner and finding balance in this changing landscape.
- Meredith Powell, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Next Big Thing Foundation
Prior to co-founding The Next Big Thing Foundation, Meredith was in Los Angeles launching the world’s largest B2B ecomm fashion wholesale platform for Advanstar Global and founded three agencies in the fashion space. At WNORTH, Meredith will address how technology is changing the opportunity for women to rise to the top.
- Other speakers include Jen Schaeffers, Chief Connector at Networking In Vancouver; Shannon Ward, freedom-based business coach; Devon Brooks, Co-Founder Blo Blow Dry Bar; Ashley Pincott, Founder Global Resilience Project. For a full speaker list please visit http://wnorthconference.com/speakers/
McLaughlin shares her excitement to be a part of WNORTH, “[It] is a tremendous opportunity for powerhouse women around the world to grow, network and strategize as we rise to our next level of success.”
Powell adds, "The technology sector is known as a male-dominated industry, but there's a growing number of women in leadership positions who share my passion for paving the ways for others. I share WNORTH’s vision and look forward to speaking at their inaugural conference this Spring. The fact that it's in Whistler is a bonus."
Other topics of the conversation at WNORTH will include:
- Power Couples: How to balance ambition and success with your significant other
- Will This Baby Wreck My Career?
- How to lift as you Climb
- Board Games: Mastering the boardroom
WNORTH CONFERENCE DETAILS (March 4 – 6, 2015)
The conference will be held at the Westin Whistler Resort & Spa, Whistler, B.C. This luxury hotel is nestled at the base of Whistler Mountain and was voted No.1 Ski Resort Hotel in North America by Condé Nast.
WNORTH will take the conference experience to new heights. Besides inspiration within the gathering, unique excursions will be more than just a breath of fresh air with a mountaintop breakfast talk on Whistler Mountain, the Scandinave Spa Social (hosted at the world famous Scandinave Baths), and a series of breakout après sessions that will allow attendees to experience all that Whistler has to offer.
WNORTH is now open for registration. Accelerate Pass and the newly released “Lift As You Climb” Pass for attendees who are mentoring someone, are now available for purchase online at http://wnorthconference.com/register/
ABOUT WNORTH CONFERENCE
WNORTH is an unprecedented meeting of today’s top women business leaders and the next generation of women rising to leadership positions in corporate, public and entrepreneurial sectors. WNORTH creates a groundbreaking environment where women leaders come together to engage in real conversations that are critical to achieving success - from board engagement and financing, to work-life balance and relationships. The connections made will be long lasting and the new perspectives gained will be career-changing.
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