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Centre Host Retreat for Some of Region's Top Women Entrepreneurs

Media Advisory

October 10, 2017

Wallace, Nova Scotia – The Centre for Women in Business is hosting some of the highest earning women entrepreneurs in Atlantic Canada for a two-day leadership retreat at Fox Harb’r Resort in Wallace, Nova Scotia.

Many of the 40 participants are members of the Atlantic Chapter of the
Women Presidents’ Organization, an international network of women presidents of multimillion-dollar companies hosted regionally by the Centre for Women in Business.

Retreat programming is being led by
Joanne Thomas Yaccato, an award-winning international gender finance specialist, author, and founder of the Thomas Yaccato Group, an organization known as Canada’s corporate gender lens. Yaccato is being joined by Samra Zafar, an international speaker, human rights activist, and founder of the women’s mentorship organization Brave Beginnings.

Tanya Priske, Executive Director of the Centre for Women in Business, collaborated with Yaccato to create an agenda tailored to the needs of high-performance women who, collectively, run businesses earning more than $40 million annually.  Over two days, they will focus on leadership intelligence, and accelerated growth with a gender perspective.

Date: Oct. 10-11, 2017  Retreat Location: Fox Harb’r Resort, 1337 Fox Harbour Rd.     Wallace, NS B0K 1Y0

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