Getting to Equal
When: March 8 2019
Where: Calgary, Canada
Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019
Location: The Hudson – 200 8 Ave SW 6th floor, Calgary AB
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Journey Line Session
During this session, our panelists will share their personal career journey lines – the unique paths they have taken, through critical events, decisions, career and personal highs and lows, to get to where they are today. Panelists to be released soon!
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break / Networking
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Keynote and Q&A
The IWD Calgary team is very excited to announce Jessica Holmes as our keynote speaker this year. Celebrated Comedian, Author and Mental Health Advocate. Jessica is devoted to helping others live well, and speaks with intelligence and insight on her own experiences of dealing with depression, finding work-life balance, and re-igniting passion.
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Networking / Open Door
About International Women’s Day
International Women's Day (officially March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
Accenture’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day has become a vital part of our commitment to building a diverse workforce. Last year, Accenture employees and clients in 48 countries participated in over 350 International Women’s Day activities. In Calgary, approximately 250 members of our community came together for a morning filled with engaging conversation and outstanding key note and Journey Line speakers.