Celebrating International Women’s Day – Wisdom, Wine & Networking in MTL

Join the Global Shapers Montréal and Startup Canada on March 8, 2017 in celebration of International Women’s Day!

They are hosting a panel discussion with women & men from Montreal who will discuss their lives, career paths and how they are engaged in making their organizations more effective in empowering women.

The event aims to create meaningful dialogue and synergies in addressing the International Women’s Day theme, #BeBoldForChange. It’s a call for everyone to help forge more inclusive, diverse and gender equal workplaces.

For more information and to register for the event, visit the Eventbrite ticket registration page here.

Panelists include:

  • Martina Buchal, Founder, #StartWithin & Global Ambassador, World Merit
  • Sadia Rafiquddin, Journalist, Writer and Photographer
  • Katelyn Carey Nivard, Director of Global Partnerships, Mama Hope & Co-founder, Glorious
  • TBD – Uber
  • TBD – McKinsey & Company

*Additional panelists to be announced shortly.

Community Partners

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Learn more www.internationalwomensday.com

International Women’s Day is a worldwide celebration of the social, political and economic achievements of women past, present and future. In some countries, including Bulgaria, Russia, Vietnam and China, it is a national holiday and is celebrated by both men and women. International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s and continues to be celebrated today.


Renjie Butalid

Renjie Butalid

Renjie Butalid is the Associate Director of the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship where he oversees the Dobson Centre’s entrepreneurship and mentorship programs including: the McGill Lean Startup Program, the McGill Dobson Cup, the McGill X-1 Accelerator program, and The Dobson Chronicles.