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International Women’s Day 2019 – BGIS
Mar 8th, 2019 | Toronto, ON
St. James Cathedral Centre (Snell Hall)
65 Church Street, Toronto, ON, Canada | View Map


BGIS couldn’t be happier to invite you to its Annual International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration on March 8, 2019. Building off the success of our previous events, BCIS is thrilled to be bringing together Corporate Real Estate industry members, leaders and experts, to discuss the importance of balance. Balance of gender and balance life. This intimate breakfast also provides an excellent opportunity to network with peers. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a young leader of their own, whether it’s your daughter, sister, niece or fellow coworker. No matter what stage of your career, we all have something to learn and something to teach.

Lorri Rowlandson, BGIS Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation will be the moderator of this event. Speakers will include:

Katherine Hay, President & CEO Kids Help Phone

Denise Dodds, Senior Manager, Facilities Management Canada BMO

Helen Reeve, National Director, Project management BGIS

Lisa Williamson, Vice President, Health Safety and Environment, Hydro One

When: March 8th, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. (EST)

Where: St. James Cathedral Centre (Snell Hall), 65 Church Street, Toronto, ON

Cost: $15.00 (breakfast included) proceeds from this event will be donated to Opportunity International Canada


7:00 – 7:30 a.m.: Registration, Networking and Breakfast

7:30 – 7:45 a.m.: Intro

7:45 – 8:10 a.m.: Drawing exercise Taming the Gremlins

8:10 – 9:30 a.m.: Panel Discussion: Balance in the Workplace

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Wrap-up and Book draw

This year, BGIS has chosen to support Opportunity International Canada, which provides access to savings, small business loans, insurance and training to 9.6 million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Clients in 22 countries use these services to expand business, provide for their families and even create jobs for their neighbours and build a safety net for the future.


St. James Cathedral Centre (Snell Hall)
65 Church Street
Toronto, ON
Mar 8th, 2019
12:00 pm - 14:30 pm
St. James Cathedral Centre (Snell Hall)
65 Church Street
Toronto, ON