VIRTUAL SUMMIT CELEBRATES SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY OF LEADERS
CSPN’s 5th Annual Women in Leadership Summit was hosted virtually from November 15th – November 26th, 2021, on the event platform Cvent.
The summit brought together over 200+ leaders, influencers, business professionals, and trailblazers within the CSPN community to share, connect, and learn.
The 10-day event included 11 interactive sessions delivered by inspirational leaders who shared personal, authentic stories and experiences on trending topics such as resilience, innovation, career transitioning, courage, and wellness. The sessions consisted of speaker presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions that were facilitated by CSPN Partners, Jessica Cryer and David Singh.
Motivational speakers included:
CFO, League Inc.
DR. SHIMI K. KANG MD, FRCPC
CEO, Spark Mindset App
Transformational Speaker & Money Mindset Consultant, My Success Studio
Managing Director, ATB Client Care, ATB Financial
Vice President, Learning & People Development, Global Training, Bill Gosling Outsourcing
Senior Vice President of Operations, Bill Gosling Outsourcing
President & CAO, MPAC
Motelier / Co-owner, The June Motel
TRANG TRINH, CPA, CA
Founding Director & CEO, TREC Brands
VP, Strategic Learning & Development, CSPN
To promote connection and the opportunity for attendees to cultivate their networks, CSPN incorporated 3 networking sessions facilitated by established leaders aspiring to support professionals in their career development and create an inclusive community for sharing. Topics included Building Team Trust for High Performance, Finding Your Voice at Work, and Driving Team Performance Through Purpose, Function & Skills.
Engaging networking facilitators included:
Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)
Senior Director, Service Delivery, ADP Canada
Director, Customer Care Operations, Metergy Solutions Inc.
CSPN was happy to gift a complimentary 2-night stay at the June Motel in Sauble Beach to Vanessa Ruby from Canadian Tire Bank! Congratulations!
One of the most valued segments in CSPN’s Women in Leadership summit was the Awards Ceremony.
Each year, hardworking female business leaders were recognized for their impactful and inspiring accomplishments through our 11 Awards.
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2021 winners:
CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT LEADER
Carolyn Van der Veen, SWCB
Jamie Dhillon, Purolator
EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE LEADER
Kate Shehbaz, Canadian Tire Bank
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Ampai Thammachack, Step Above Stigma and the Glass Slipper Organization
Karen Cossar, ADP Canada
LEADER IN CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Rebeca Lopez, ZucoraHome
LEADER IN DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Paula Campkin, Energy Safety Canada
LEADER IN INNOVATION
Jennifer Quaglietta, HIROC
LEADER IN PEOPLE & CULTURE
Rosetta Belcastro, UHN
Dimitra Maniatis, ServiceNow
CUSTOMER CENTRIC TEAM
Samsung Electronics Canada
To view all the Nominees, Winners and their Acceptance Speeches, please click here.
Special thank you to our attendees, facilitators, speakers, sponsors, award nominators and nominees, judges, and Advisory Council for supporting CSPN and making this a successful event.