African Canadian Women doing Business in our Community

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Monday, 11 February, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paul O’Regan Hall; Halifax Central Library; 5440 Spring Garden Road; Halifax
Organized By: Black and Immigrant Women Network

This event is the 5th Annual partnership between the Black and Immigrant Women's Network, Ashanti Leadership & PDS, and Halifax Central Library Celebrating, "African Canadian Women doing Business in our Community."

This year we will be honouring the achievements of Cynthia Dorrington, CEO, Vale Associates and, Chair Halifax Chamber of Commerce. This year Cynthia became the first woman of African descent and first African Nova Scotian to hold this position. The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is the oldest business institution in North America with over 280 years of history. We are proud that Cynthia Dorrington is in this role. She has demonstrated leadership skills, served on several boards and is a savvy businesswoman both nationally and internationally. A phenomenal woman who shares some unique similarities to Viola Desmond. They have placed New Glasgow on the international stage this year. Cynthia is a great example for women of colour and women generally.

The evening will take the form of a Fireside conversation with Cynthia sharing insights about her journey to success. There will be a keynote speaker, entertainment, refreshments and networking. Come and join us for this historic evening.

We are also partnering with the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Black Business Initiatives, Halifax Partnership and others. to make this might a success.



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