Event type: All Ages
9:30 to 10:00 - Networking, sponsored by Motion Electrical Contracting / Motion Heating & Cooling
10:00 to 11:00 - Keynote Presentation (and Q&A) from Marva Wisdom, sponsored by Fergus Educational Services
As women, we often more readily see the admirable qualities in others than we do in ourselves; despite our qualifications and or accomplishments. Perhaps this is what lends us the strength we find to befriend, to nurture, to build relationships, to build community, to build country, to L.E.a.D…… (Leadership, Engagement and Diversity/Inclusion)
Knowing this, how do we navigate our journey as we take on formal leadership roles and why is this an imperative to the society we want to build - for the next seven generations?
Plan to walk away with two key outcomes:
Who is Marva Wisdom:
As the founding president of the Guelph Black Heritage Society, Marva Wisdom is a leading voice on empowering social change and advocating for social justice and inclusivity. Among her many accomplishments she recently co-authored Collecting Courage: Joy, Pain, Freedom, Love - a non-fiction publication of stories from a collective of Canadian and American Black Fundraisers relating current day awakening toward equity, social justice, and the work to eliminate systemic racism.
She’s also served many other groups and organizations including but not limited to:
In addition to the aforementioned, Marva’s also been the recipient of many awards including:
December 2, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Cutoff is Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:29 am EST unless it sells out earlier.