Beyond Pink is Back and wants YOU to Redefine the Possible.
Back for its fourth year, Beyond Pink 2012 is fully charged and ready to empower young women to think beyond expectations, grab hold of their potential, and redefine a future that is possible. This year’s theme: ˝Disrupt to Construct: Redefine the Possible.˝ provides our high-potential delegates with the thrill of new possibility, and a sense of fearlessness in their careers.
˝Beyond Pink is an annual conference hosted by Young Women in Business (YWiB), a non-profit society for emerging female leaders in western Canada. The event aspires to provide genuine growth opportunities to both young professionals at the outset of their careers, and to more seasoned experts looking to further advance their expertise. As the only conference of its kind for young women in Canada, Beyond Pink aims for just the right mix of curious, ambitious young women to create an electric and productive weekend, set in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Through teaching, innovation, and interaction, our high-potential delegates learn the tools to create the career they’ve always wanted.˝
Day one of Beyond Pink will advise delegates to ˝identify their strengths, passions and potential, and to challenge the status quo.˝ The workshops on this day will empower women to ˝create and negotiate new opportunities, adopt innovative strategies, and freshen up their routine.˝
Day two will allow delegates to ˝build new relationships and create a world of opportunity˝ through workshops that hone one’s approach. Day two focuses on participants refining their skills and reaching for continual development.
This year’s Beyond Pink Conference will feature a diverse group of inspiring and successful women from the Lower Mainland business scene. They’ll share their stories of how they have personally redefined the possible, and the challenges they have overcome along the way. Notable speakers and mentor are:
- Katie Ainsworth – Freelance Writer, Creative Director and Mentor for AdGirls
- Katrina Carroll-Foster – Brand Strategist and Founder of Hoseanne
- Kumiko Ide – Digital Strategist at Tribal D.D.B.
- Deborah Kennedy – Development and Communications The Nature Trust of B.C.
- Evi Mustel – President of Mustel Group
- Judy Rogers – Former City Manager for the City of Vancouver
- Barb Ross-Denroche – President, C.E.O. and Co-Founder of the Refinery Leadership Partners
- Sandy Thompson – Global Planning Director at Y&R
- Faye Wightman – President and C.E.O. of the Vancouver Foundation
˝At Beyond Pink 2012, we focus on providing our delegates with real, practical take-aways and the opportunity to develop genuine, long-standing connections,˝ explains Janelle Chung, Co-Lead of Beyond Pink 2012, says ˝If you’re a young professional, entrepreneur, or student with the insatiable desire to make the career you’ve always wanted, then you don’t want to miss it!˝
The conference will run on November 2 and 3 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. Delegates will be invited to the 6Degrees Exhibition, an evening MentorSHIP boat cruise, and the closing Beyond Pink Gala, on November 3. Registration for the conference opened on September 19, 2012.
˝By challenging our delegates to discover their strengths and overcome their fears, Beyond Pink will be able to channel enthusiasm and provide tangible take-aways by encouraging life-long learning and professional development.˝