Women of Inspiration Virtual Celebration presented by Bouchier

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Last year we asked for your help in ‘shattering’ glass ceilings, obstacles barriers and stereotypes. This year, we are putting the pieces back together to envision a more diverse, equitable and inclusive society. 


Join us on International Women's Day, March 8th, 2021 to celebrate five local women.

When you purchase a ticket you will receive an experience box, at home celebration kit and more items. During the event you will be able to shop some locally-owned and operated women-led businesses, explore the silent auction and learn more about Girls Inc.!

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Check out our online Silent Auction presented by CEDA.

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Women of Inspiration Nominees 2021 (2)

Five amazing women in the Wood Buffalo region have been selected as our Women of Inspiration.

They will be honoured at the Women of Inspiration Virtual Celebration on March 8th, 2021. 

You can't be what you can't see! Read more about the nominees here

Farah Mohamed

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Gala
To highlight the ways in which we as global citizens can move forward to dismantle barriers and create a diverse, equitable and inclusive society for all, the event will be headlined by Farah Mohamed - Founder, G(irls)20 & Former CEO, Malala Fund.

Through compelling personal experience and lessons-learned, Farah inspires audiences to cultivate a better future. Farah was born and raised in Uganda before her family was uprooted and sought refuge in Canada. She saw the need to change the way we engage both women and men and acted on it. 

Syncrude Canada is a proud supporter of Girls Inc of Northern Alberta
Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Gala

This event will facilitate a casual yet meaningful peer-to-peer mentoring session for girls in the Wood Buffalo Region on March 12th, 1-2 p.m.

Featuring Maryam Tsegaye as our special youth mentor -- the very first Canadian to win Breakthrough Junior Challenge, watch her video here.

The girls will be able to ‘see’ what they can ‘be’ by learning Maryam’s journey through science, coupled with a Q&A session and a special interactive activity. 

Swag bags will be dropped off before the event and there will be door prizes to be won!

Syncrude Canada is a proud supporter of Girls Inc of Northern Alberta