Glass Attic? Fostering Canada’s Female Leaders with Alison Redford

  • November 7, 2015
  • 2:00 pm
  • Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
Alison Redford

Former premier of Alberta Alison Redford, QC, wonders whether Canadians are truly ready to embrace senior female leadership in this country, and how to start this conversation. While women likely have reached equality at lower levels, she says many who reach the top brass are still confronted by outdated views in the political, not-for-profit or private sector.

Redford brings her insight after years on the political scene and work in female leadership development abroad. She discusses the inequality women still face in leadership positions, the responsibilities that come with being a female leader, and how to nurture and support future generations of women. Moderated by Dawna Friesen, Anchor and Executive Editor of Global National.

  • General admission: $15
  • Students (with valid ID): $10

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