Featuring internationally prominent speakers, fireside chats and celebrations of diversity, this will be an International Women’s Day you’ll never forget!

On Friday, March 4, join us for the Luminance Celebration Gala, featuring a keynote address by Women’s Festival Toronto 2016 Honourary Chair, Sophie Trudeau, and Special Guest Speaker, Katie Couric. Gala includes a “Welcome Champagne Toast,” dinner, silent auction, and live music.

On Saturday, March 5 you’re also invited to the Women’s Conference, featuring an inspiration speaker series by some of Canada’s top female leaders. Topics include: Be Yourself, Be Your Best Self, Personal Branding, Women Who Tech, Women Building Wealth, Your Female Tribe, Perspectives From Young Minds, and Women in Global Affairs. The Conference includes an exhibition area, live performances, Indigenous art and a “Diversity in Fashion” runway show, produced and choreographed by Hangar9.

Event Details

What: International Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Conference & Gala

Where: The Shangri-La Hotel (188 University Avenue)

When: Friday, March 4 (Reception and Cocktails at 5:00 pm; Gala program at 6:00 pm) and Saturday, March 5, 2016 (Registration at 8:15 am and Conference from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm).

A special 25% discount is available to SheDoesTheCity readers until Friday, February 26, 2016. Contact Antoinette at antoinette@wftoronto.com to purchase your discounted ticket. 100% of all net proceeds will be donated to Because I Am a Girl.

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