International Women's Day

  • 09 Mar 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Courtyard by Marriott, 90 Biscayne Crescent, Brampton, ON L6W 4S1
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ICCC celebrates International Women's Day 
 Supported by:
Finding and owning your voice
Keynote address   Panel discussion
Networking   Sharing experiences 
 XXXXXXXXXXX Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm XXXXXXXX
  Date: Friday, March 9, 2018   
  Venue: Courtyard by Marriott  
  Address: 90 Biscayne Crescent,
Brampton, ON L6W 4S1


Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals Committee in collaboration with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) celebrates the International Women’s Day on March 9, 2018. The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals Committee has been celebrating the International Women’s Day since 2012. This year, in recognition of the new impetus women’s rights have gained globally, the ICCC has organised a panel discussion on Finding and owning your voice. Panel discussion will focus on the new and emerging trends in women empowerment especially in the sphere of entrepreneurial-ism and professionalism.The program includes a panel discussion and a keynote address. The panelists include sterling achievers who have made path-breaking contributions in the personal and professional spheres. 


Darlene Carreau, the Director General of Business Services at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), will deliver the keynote address of the evening. Since December 2015, Darlene Carreau has been serving as the Director General of Business Services at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Previously Darlene was the chairperson of the Trademarks Opposition Board and from 2003 to 2008 was a legal counsel with the Department of Justice where she practiced trademark law and her primary responsibility was acting as trademark legal counsel to the Registrar of Trademarks and the Trademarks Opposition Board. Ms. Carreau received her LL.B from the University of Ottawa in 1996 and her B. Soc. Sc.from the University of Ottawa in 1993. She was called to the bar of the Province of Ontario in 1998. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and a registered trademark agent in Canada.


The panelists include Tracy Schmitt,better known as Unstoppable Tracy. Unstoppable Tracy #1 International Speaker based out of Toronto and has shared the stage with Jane Fonda, John Travolta,Mel Gibson, Mark Whalberg and more! she was born a 4-way amputee. Her mindblowing story always gets standing ovations pushing audiences out of their limitation zones. She is the winner of the 2017 Robert W. Jackson Award[Founder of the Canadian Paralympics], 2017 Ontario Premier Awards, 2017 C-SASIL Lifetime Achievement Award and 2018 Women of Essence Global Award Nominee and as seen on CBC, City TV, Global News, NBC, FOX, on the cover of Thrive Magazine and seen globally around the world! Oprah Magazine shared herstory as Quest for the Gold World Cup Sailor, who climbed Himalayan mountains,captained 110-foot-tall ship, won paraskiing bronze.


Patricia Lovett-Reid, Chief Financial Commentator, CTV News. As CTV News’ Chief Financial Commentator, Pattie Lovett-Reid coaches viewers on how to save money, stretch their income, and get the biggest bang for their hard-earned bucks. Lovett-Reid provides weekday financial updates for CTV News Channel, CP24, and regional CTV MORNING LIVE broadcasts across the country. When there is a market moving, economic or finance story worthy of commenting on, Lovett-Reid will offer commentary on CTV NATIONAL NEWS as well. Lovett-Reid is a Certified Financial Planner, co-author of several national best-selling books, and was awarded with an honorary degree in Applied Studies from Humber College in June 2010. The Financial Planners Standards Council (FPSC) recognized Lovett-Reid with the 2009 Donald J. Johnston Award for her outstanding contribution to the profession of financial planning in Canada. Lovett-Reid also received the 2007 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters Category.


Kanwar Dhanjal

Shibani Sahney
President Chair, WEP

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