Designed for Women on-the-move seeking ongoing Professional Development and networking

EMERGE 2023 Women's Professional Summit

March 9, 2023 | Virtual Summit | 9:00 AM – 4:30PM
+ don’t miss out on the in-person after-party!



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About the annual Women's Professional Summit:

The annual Summit brings together and supports women professionals to share bold ideas, update soft skills, pique critical thinking, and provide career advancement and success strategies.

Hosted on a virtual platform, Remo [learn more], the third annual event will continue to focus intensely on content delivery, attendee engagement, and virtual relationship building — previous attendees have raved about its effectiveness!

The Summit features professional development sessions, interactive workshops, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and a virtual forum to enjoy some cocktails while forging new connections with other like-minded professionals.

>> Celebrate International Women’s Day with your fellow attendees during the virtual Happy Hour cocktail party or *NEW for 2023* grab your ticket for the in-person after party event.

About the Women's Network

The Women’s Network is an active professional network that cultivates professional women across every level, sector, and age.
The Women’s Network provides events that strongly focus on content delivery, attendee engagement, and relationship building.

Designed with intention based on academic studies, the mission of the Women’s Network is to build women’s professional capital by developing their connections, knowledge, reputation, and experiences by providing:

  • – Content for professional development provided by experts, industry leaders, and local leaders to support members’ growth.
  • – Environments to network, strengthen relationships and build connections with powerful, like-minded women.
  • – A platform to advance the reputation of women in business.

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2022-2023 Planning Committee Members

Special thanks to our volunteer planning committee for all their hard work in bringing these events to life!

Kristine Leadbetter-Gold

Founder and Host, Women's Network

Victoria Owen

Business Development and Marketing Specialist

Morgan Stahl

Government Relations & Community Engagement Leader

Mimi John

Grants & Strategic Partnerships, City of Hamilton

Alex Schmaltz

Marketing Manager; Artist

Emily Baynes

Strategic Communications Leader

Husnal Kaur

Computer Engineering Technologist

Aileen Black

Business Development and Marketing Specialist

Jennifer Hughes

National Manager of Learning and Development, Gowling WLG