Archives by Tag 'pride'

Sheryl Sandberg on 60 Minutes

By - Last updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

There has been much written about Sheryl Sandberg and her book Lean In both before and after it was published early last week. In fact, I wrote about it in my last post.   A friend suggested I watch her interview on 60 Minutes a couple of days before her book was released; I thought it was great!!   Just in case you missed it, you can check it out at   Please let me know what you think. You can share your comments in the Comments section below.

An Inspiring Story – Lyndsey Vanstone, Producer of The Live Drive with John Tory – Part 2

By - Last updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4   In the fall of 2012, I appeared on The Live Drive with John Tory to talk about my book Babes on Bay Street. All of the arrangements for my appearance were made by a woman named Lyndsey Vanstone (the producer of The Live Drive with John Tory program) who I found impressive from my very first interaction with her on the telephone.   Over the course of several interactions and at the studio the day of the show, I was so completely impressed with Lyndsey that I  asked whether she would be willing to be interviewed for my blog. She said she would love to do it and I thought she ...

Lessons Learned by the Babes on Bay Street

By - Last updated: Friday, October 12, 2012

I am thrilled to invite you to join me at the Toronto Board of Trade for lunch on November 9.  I will be speaking about the "Lessons Learned by the Babes on Bay Street" and I would be honoured for you to attend.  I would be further delighted, if you were to bring someone with you who you are mentoring or being mentored by!!   You can purchase tickets by following this link:   My presentation is being sponsored by TEKsystems and I am grateful to them and the young woman there who approached me to speak, Stephanie Coutts!! Stephanie is a member of both the Women in Leadership and Women in Canada groups at her company and I was deeply touched when she ...

Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients

By - Last updated: Monday, September 10, 2012

On August 23, the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) announced the names of the IIAC's Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients. The press release provided the following information about the awards:   "These Medals are being awarded to 38 individuals who during their professional life, made an impactful contribution to the Canadian investment industry in a way that served the investing public and issuers, the financing and trading of securities, the capital market infrastructure for the trade, clearing and settlement of securities, and good public policy and effective regulation of markets and the industry.   "Earlier this year, the IIAC was asked by His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnson, Governor General of Canada, to be a ...