Upcoming events

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Horticulture Building @Landsdowne Park: 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3


    On February 27th, we will be holding our 14th Annual Red and White Foodie FundraiserWhat started as a modest wine tasting event at St. Brigid’s Hall has grown over its many years. When we outgrew St. Brigid’s we moved to Ashbury College, taking on more wineries and breweries and featuring some of Ottawa’s most popular chefs. Our attendance is still growing – in 2018 we more than doubled our attendance, and moved once again to a larger event space – the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park.

    The Red and White Foodie Fundraiser is now an evening of fine food, wine, beer, comedy, and fun! Attendees are treated to a four-course meal specially prepared by local chefs. This year the food will be provided by Chef David Godsoe from 18hteen and Chef Jordan Holley from The Riviera. They will showcase their skills by preparing a gourmet meal in real-time in front of guests.

    Details are as follows:

    Date: Thurs, Feb. 27, 2019 from 6pm - 10pm

    Venue: Horticulture Building @Landsdowne Park: 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3

    Cocktail Hour: 6pm – 7pm

    Seated Dinner: 7pm: Executive Chef Jordan of Riviera AND Executive Chef David Godsoe of e18hteen and have generously donated their time to prepare the delicacies that will be shared with our guests which include a 4-course meal!

    Fundraising Initiatives include: Fund-a-Need, Wine pull and Live Auction

    Fundraising Goal: $30,000 to go towards an IT infrastructure including WiFi, Security cameras, computers, etc.

    Tickets: $125 each, Corporate table of 8 = $1200

    Buy Tickets or Donate to the event below:

    WBN Member: Sandra Pederson, Harmony House

    We help women and children who are survivors of abuse transition to living independently in the community free of violence. Ottawa's only 2nd stage shelter has been open for over 30 years and we have helped thousands of women reclaim their lives.


    • 28 Feb 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Ottawa Conference and Event Centre - 200 Coventry Rd, Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3


    You are invited to the inaugural Ottawa WAMS Gala Luncheon!

    The Ottawa chapter of the MS Society is pleased to partner with the WBN to offer an exclusive 20% ticket discount for their inaugural Women Against MS (WAMS) Gala Luncheon, which is taking place in Ottawa in just over one month! Local Ottawa businesswoman, Ellen Corkery-Dooher, a Partner with PwC, will be honoured at the sophisticated networking event on Friday, Feb. 28 for her amazing career achievements and community support. Diagnosed with MS a number of years ago, Ellen is also a cancer survivor and she challenges herself to live in the moment every day.

    The luncheon will also feature a short update on incredible MS research breakthroughs at the University of Ottawa and there will be an inspirational keynote speech by award-winning entrepreneur and leadership expert Zahra Al-Harazi. Among Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs, few have faced more obstacles than Zahra. Named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by Chatelaine and Canadian Ambassador to UNICEF, Zahra helps people and organizations realize their potential for success. She draws on her experience as a pioneering woman in the business world with a unique approach to attitude, leadership and success, as well as her experiences as a refugee, immigrant, entrepreneur and community-builder.

    You'll get the chance to meet Zahra and hear about her brand new memoir, What It Takes, when you buy your ticket to attend WAMS. Tickets are limited with less than 40 left so get yours today! Learn more at www.wamsottawa.ca. All proceeds from WAMS will fund cutting-edge MS research in Ottawa and across Canada.

    Here is a short video from last year’s Toronto WAMS, which is now in its 15th year, to give you a feel for the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7CTy7NNw2c&feature=youtu.be

    And here is an interview with Zahra on Global TV in Toronto last week, discussing her new book: https://globalnews.ca/video/6451688/she-went-from-a-war-torn-country-to-becoming-one-of-canadas-most-successful-entrepreneurs

    WBN exclusive rate with 20% off tickets to WAMS for $100 (originally $125). You will also receive a tax receipt from the MS Society after the event for $48.

    If you have any questions, you can reach to Jessica  at Jessica.wallace@mssociety.ca or 613-728-1583 ext. 3326 and she’d be happy to help.

    WBN Member: Kyla Cullain, RN, BScN, MN, BuildAble - Accesible Design & Renovations

    Kyla Cullain is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and the co-founder of BuildAble™: a multiple award-winning accessible design & renovation company, dedicated to making life more accessible for every age & ability. As Canada’s only medically-managed construction company, transforming our homes, businesses and communities into barrier-free spaces makes a huge difference in our clients’ day to day lives.


    • 05 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Invest Ottawa, 7 Bayview Station Rd


    You are invited to a breakfast and conversation about what it means to employ ‘wellness’ in life and in business. Joined by a panel of local female founders, we will explore wellness through a holistic lens, address stereotypes and breakdown the elements involved in maintaining financial, physical and emotional well-being. ‘Deconstructing Wellness’ is hosted by Smart & Biggar as part of International Womxn’s Week at Invest Ottawa and the f2 Female Founders event series.

    Registration required. Tickets are free.

    WBN Member: Jamie-Lynn KraftSmart & Biggar

    Jamie-Lynn is a trademark lawyer with a passion for helping businesses protect and grow their brands.

    #wellness

    • 30 May 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Wilderness Tours, 503 Rafting Rd, Foresters Falls, ON K0J 1V0


    This is a high adventure, fundraising event for the Canadian Cancer Society, which is a must do item on your bucket list!

    The 5th Annual Git'er Done Mud Run is a 6 KM, 18 obstacle mud run taking place at the world famous Wilderness Tours resort on the Ottawa River. Once you fight your way through the obstacles and mud and you've completed the run, you have the option to take on a range of extreme challenges at Wilderness Tours, for a special rate, and even stay the night on site.

    Git'er Done Mud Run is a fundraising event for the Canadian Cancer Society. Help us bring communities together, run for loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.

    Git muddy, Git crazy, and GIT'ER DONE!

    $75 registration fee. If you raise $250 in pledges, you will have your registration reimbursed to you (if you choose to have it returned). Ask you friends, family and co-workers to support you in your goal of raising funds for a great cause.


    WBN Member: Marie-Josée Lévesque, IM Transformation Inc.

    IM Transformation Inc. is a young boutique management consulting firm whose Principal and only Consultant is Marie-Josée Lévesque. Marie-Josée holds a MA in Library Science, an Executive MBA Program at Telfer School of Management. She is a Certified Professional Coach and a COR.E Leadership Dynamics Specialist. She is a senior business leader with over 20 years of professional experience in information governance, management consulting, or coaching. MJ nurtures robust relationships, develops innovative solutions, embraces efficiency and the power of the human mind. Avid listener, articulate, confident and adaptable communicator, purposeful leader serves as an efficient and effective corporate ambassador acting as a conduit between multiple stakeholders. Marie-Josée is recognized for her analytical skills and an ability to lead difficult discussions.

    #communitybiggerthancancer #mudrun

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