BPW Greater Sudbury

Business Awards Gala 2015

Gender Pay Gap: Women have 'hit a brick wall'

“Canada is in a global talent war; as a country with a modest population we can’t win unless all our players are on the field.”

X-mas Boodle Boxes for Cedar Place

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    Service Awards presented at 2016 AGM Meeting

    AGM 2016 Group PhotoAt Business & Professional Women Greater Sudbury's 2016 AGM Meeting four outstanding ladies were honoured by BPW Ontario VP Barb Hore for their years of service to our organization. We recognized Carol Stahl (President), Anne Finlay (Past President) & Donna Quenville (VP Internal Affairs & Membership) for dedicating five years of hard work and leadership to promote, support and mentor women in our city.

    A very special award was given to our outstanding member Toula Sakellaris who received a 25 year service recognition from BPW Ontario. Many thanks Toula for your exemplary leadership in our city in making a difference in the lives of many women and citizens.

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    Ontario Sets Gender Diversity Targets - Ontario Government

    Women to Make Up 40 Per Cent of Provincial Boards and Agencies by 2019

    Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced new gender diversity targets to ensure more women have the opportunity to reach top leadership positions at provincial agencies and other government organizations.

    The Ontario government has set a target that, by 2019, women make up at least 40 per cent of all appointments to every provincial board and agency. Ontario is also encouraging businesses to, by the end of 2017, set a target of appointing 30 per cent women to their boards of directors. Once businesses set the target, they should aim to achieve it within three to five years.

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    2015 Business Awards Gala photos

    BPW Business Awards Gala 2015

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    Cedar Place thanks BPW for delivery of BPW Boodle Boxes for Christmas

     L-R Carol Stahl President, Marianne Matichuk VP Communications, Cedar Place staff

    (left to right) Carol Stahl President, Marianne Matichuk VP Communications, Cedar Place staff

    BPW Greater Sudbury President Carol Stahl and Vice President of Communications Marianne Matichuk deliver Boodle Boxes to Cedar Place to provide gifts for the women and families of the shelter at Christmas.

    The idea of the boodle boxes was a group effort by the members and the name comes from a member’s family who gave a box of favourite items to people who visited her…giving back.

    BPW members gathered items and many businesses contributed to the initiative. Special thanks to the members and area businesses for their generous support.

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