Women's Leadership Council

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Friday, February 28, 2020
7:00 AM
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Schedule:Registration & Breakfast:  7:00 - 7:30 a.m.
Program:  7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Closing the Gender Pay Gap

The Women’s Leadership Council is hosting an action-oriented, solution-driven panel on the pressing topic of the Gender Pay Gap.

Many of us understand the Gender Pay Gap exists, but what we need are solutions for what can be done to eliminate the issue of women being paid less for the same or similar work to their male counterparts.

At this event a panel of experts from diverse fields, experience, and backgrounds will provide their thoughts and insight into the topic. Attendees will then have the opportunity to participate in in-depth table discussions leading to concrete take-aways to eliminate the Gender Pay Gap.

This engaging session will allow the participants to really think about what's needed in order to move the dial and make the Gender Pay Gap a thing of the past.


Carrie Gallant Diamond Isinger L. Scott ThomsonRobin Turnill Cheryl Kristiansen

Carrie Gallant, President, Gallant Solutions Inc.
Diamond Isinger, Provincial Commissioner, Girl Guides of Canada
L. Scott Thomson, President and CEO , Finning International Inc.
Robin Turnill, Chief HR Consultant, Pivot HR Services
Moderator: Cheryl Kristiansen, Make Diversity Possible Project Manager, Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology

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This event is presented by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Women's Leadership Council (WLC) Program. The WLC is an inclusive program that recognizes the need for diversity in leadership. Launched in 2007, the WLC has grown to become one of the largest women's business networking groups in Canada. Based on the pillars of connections, conversations, recognition and advocacy, the WLC is engaged in the social, business and political communities in which the Board operates. Learn more at boardoftrade.com/programs.