Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change

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"I felt the event was amazing. Really appreciated meeting different companies and talking with fellow peers. Congrats on the Exec teams and also the subcommittee for planning such an event."

Alan Oraka

Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change attendee

"Ardene would love to partner on an event for next year or participate as a panel speaker in a similar event!"

Kailey White, Ardene

Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change attendee

“I truly enjoyed the speed-mentoring segment; getting to know my peers and well respected individuals from firms on a personal level was truly inspiring.”

Masooda Nejat

Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change attendee

"Great event! Great speakers and eager, career driven students. Thank you for inviting me to this event it was a wonderful day!"

Bianca Di Paola, Fuze HR

Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change attendee

“There are not many events that you connect with people from quality companies like this. The day was very well planned, making the event overall very enjoyable to attend.”

Ian Moore

Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change attendee


JMWL was proud to present our biggest event of the year: Breaking Barriers: Initiating Change, Panel and Speed Mentoring!

The event took place on Friday February 2, 2018 from 9:45 am-2:30 pm at the beautiful newly renovated Queen Elizabeth Hotel: Square Dorchester Room!

Tickets were priced at $28 and included:

1. A delicious breakfast buffet
2. Coat Check
3. Four 20-minute speed mentoring sessions with some representatives of big, well-known firms
4. Panel focused on the theme of “breaking barriers” moderated Sharon Hyland from CHOM!
5. Opportunity to try out a virtual reality game courtesy of Mont VR!
6. A fun Friday morning with the JMWL team! 
7. Networking, Networking, and more Networking

Our panelists & mentors came from a variety of different industries. Something for everyone’s field of interest!

In addition, attendees had the chance to win some amazing raffle prizes!

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John Molson Women in Leadership

JMWL's vision is to provide JMSB women with the tools and resources to succeed as business leaders while allowing our students to graduate with a better understanding of gender equality.