Seminar Series
for Professional Women

Our flagship professional seminars are designed to benefit professional women who want to positively impact their careers. Our speakers are chosen to provide guidance and real life examples so that you can learn from their experience and perspective to identify challenges and motivate yourself to focus with renewed determination on your chosen path.

Get ready to laugh and learn, meet and network with other like-minded professionals. You’re bound to leave with your head brimming with new ideas and be inspired to make a difference!

“WE’LL DRINK TO THAT!”

Pairing Wine and Food like the Experts
Learn how to pair your favourite wines with a variety of foods while gaining some insight into the history and science of wine.

Lesley MartinAbout Lesley Martin
Lesley Martin is a College Educator and Certified Sommelier, currently teaching wine and restaurant service courses at the George Brown School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts. Lesley has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years working in Toronto’s finest restaurants.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Networking & Light Refreshments with sparkling wine
6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
Presentation and 5 Different Wine & Food Pairings
7:45 – 8:00 p.m. 
Q&A

Kintore College & Cultural Centre

75 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1K5
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Wine Seminar with Sommelier, Lesley Martin



Call 416-944-8323
between 10 am – 7 pm
or email.

Does Having a full life mean having it all?

Topics include:

  • How to plan lifestyle and career decisions as single or married person
  • When to give and when to take
  • How to retire at age 60

About Cindy Rogers
After graduating from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law school, Cindy practiced for 31 years in public sectors. She is married and has three children, now in their twenties.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Registration
6:10 p.m. Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. Speaker
7:00 p.m. Q&A

Kintore College & Cultural Centre

75 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

“Don’t let the one thing missing from your resume be sales experience!”

Come listen and interact with Lauren Hitchman, President of Naylor Building Partnership Inc. She will share her career path and highlight a unique perspective from a sales background in a technical industry.

Lauren’s lively presentation will inspire you to reach the top of your organization!

Tapas and refreshments will be served.

Lauren HitchmanAbout Lauren Hitchman
Lauren took over her family’s contracting business early on in her career, and entering a technical industry from a sales role she catapult herself to the top of the organization. Her journey will inspire you!

Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Registration
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Light Refreshments
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Speaker
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A/Discussion

Kintore College & Cultural Centre

75 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

“Navigating Your Career”

We all want to be successful in charting our career path.
But why do some succeed where others fail?

Bringing personal and professional experience, Amy will share how asking herself the following questions has helped her effectively chart her career path.

What is important to me in my life and in my career now?
Will this be true in five years?
What role does work play in the kind of life I want?
What do I want to get really good at?

BRANS AmyAbout Amy Brans
Amy is a strategy professional with experience across North America and Asia Pacific in strategic planning, marketing, operational effectiveness, organization design and human capital.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Registration
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Light Refreshments
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Speaker
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A/Discussion

Kintore College & Cultural Centre

75 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

“Be Engaged! You CAN Make a Difference!”

Come listen and interact with Stella Ambler, former Member of Parliament for Mississauga South, who will share her journey from a community volunteer to an elected Member of Parliament. In her 30+ year professional journey, Stella has worked full-time as a mother, has been involved in dozens of campaigns and local electoral district associations in many roles, including campaign manager for four local federal election campaigns.

A truly dynamic speaker, Stella’s interactive presentation will inspire you to get involved in shaping your community!

Wine and light refreshments will be served.

AmblerStella_CPCAbout Stella Ambler
As the Member of Parliament for Mississauga South from 2011-2015, Stella served one term as a strong voice for her community and she championed many important issues on Parliament Hill. She was a member of the Environment Parliamentary Standing Committee, the Parliamentary Pro-life Caucus and she chaired the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women. She lives in Mississauga, is married to Richard and they have two “almost grown” children.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Registration
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Light Refreshments
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Speaker
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A/Discussion

Kintore College & Cultural Centre

75 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON M5S 1K5