ITAC/WCT Women in Leadership – The X Factor

Wednesday, September 18 - 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Kanata, Ontario

The X Factor: Why the World Needs More Women Leaders 

A Presentation by Katherine Emberly, President of Business, Brand and Communications at Shaw Communications

Katherine Emberly is the most senior female executive in the senior management team of Shaw Communications and a leader in Canada’s digital economy. She leads the Shaw Business, Brand, Sponsorship, Media Relations, and Internal Communications teams.

Building a successful career in advertising and telecommunications has taught her some profound lessons about the specific — and indispensable — qualities that female leaders bring to their organizations. It has also given her a superb perspective on what it takes to be a female business leader. Above all, she believes women must be authentic to their natures to make a meaningful contribution in business. Her view of the power and the imperative of women’s leadership is forthright and inspiring.

Katherine will be the next speaker in the WCT/ITAC Women in Leadership event. It will also serve as the kick-off event for the WCT National Capital Region Chapter’s 2019-2020 season.

At this event, you will:

  • Get inspired to step up in your career — the world needs more female leaders at the table.
  • Learn how to remove the voices of others from your head and listen to your most critical mentor — yourself.
  • Make genuine connections with other leaders in your community to share your challenges, solutions, and stories.

WCT and ITAC gratefully acknowledge Nokia’s support for this presentation.

WCT and Information Technology Association and Technology (ITAC) work together to profile successful women leaders in technology as role models to encourage more women to strive for leadership in this sector.

Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time:   8:30-10:30 a.m.
Location:  Nokia, 600 March Road, Kanata

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