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Mar 25: Building Canada’s Innovation Economy: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors

This event brings together leading minds currently working to support and advance the participation of women in the skilled trades, technical and scientific professions.
Presenters will identify best practices and discuss strategies for engaging women in non-traditional occupations.
Participants from government, private and public sectors, as well as non-profits are welcome to attend.  There is no cost to attend.

This dynamic forum will include:

• Keynote presenter, Zoe Yujnovich, Chair, Mining Association of Canada
• Panel discussions featuring best practices in engaging and supporting women within a range of non-traditional occupations, skilled trades, technical and scientific professions
• A special Knowledge Showcase highlighting innovative strategies and creative ideas in hiring, engaging and retaining women in non-traditional sectors
• An Information Fair offering an opportunity to introduce your organization and your strategies for recruiting, supporting and retaining women’s engagement

This event is organized by Status of Women Canada, in collaboration with the Labour Program and provincial and territorial partners, and will be held at the Canadian Museum of Aviation and Space in Ottawa on March 25th, 2014.

For information, or to register, please email lara.purvis@cfc-swc.gc.ca.

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