A presentation by Katherine Emberly, President of Business, Brand and Communications at Shaw Communications
Katherine Emberly is the most senior female exectuive in the senior management team of Shaw Communications and a leader in Canada's digital economy. She leads the Shaw Business, Brand, Sponsorship, Media Relations and Internal Communications teams.
Building a successful career in advertising and telecommunications has taught her some profound lessons about the specific - and indispensable - qualities that female leaders bring to their organizations. It has also given her a superb perspective on what it takes to be a female business leader. Above all, she believes women must be authentic to their natures to make a meaningful contribution in business. Her view of the power and the imperative of women's leadership is forthright and inspiring.
At this event, you will:
Get inspired to step up in your career -the world needs more female leaders at the table.
Learn how to remove the voices of others from your head and listen to your most critical mentor - yourself.
Makes genuine connecctions with other leaders in your community to share your challenges, solutions and stories.
WCT and ITAC gratefully acknowledge Nokia's support for this presentation.
Established in 1991, Canadian Women in Communications and Technology's (WCT) mission is a national organization dedicated to the advancement of women through a coast to coast network of professional women, men and companies in communications and technology.
Headquartered in Ottawa, WCT empowers women in broadcasting, cable, telecommunications, digital media and technology to achieve professional success, to aim higher and to be recognized for their achievements.
Through partnerships with organizations such as Information Communications Technology Council, Information Technology Alliance of Canada and Wired Women, WCT has increased its efforts to strengthen the leadership role of women driving innovation and smart growth in Canada.
Our vision is to be the leading organization that inspires and advances women as leaders and contributors to Canada's digital economy.
We will achieve our vision through leadership and skills development, mentorship, recognition and by building and promoting a national community for women in communications and technology.
To be the catalyst for advancing women's leadership in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors
To facilitate women's career advancement through mentorship, skills and leadership training, networking, and recognition
To help companies access female talent
1500 members across Canada from all sectors of the communications and technology sectors. Ten Chapters coast to coast: British Columbia, Edmonton, Calgary, Manitoba, Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec, New Brunswick.