RICHMOND – The Canadian Women Voters Congress is holding an event on May 14th from 9am-1pm at Richmond City Hall for a professional development day and seek the participation of ethnic women, especially from the South Asian community.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from four women with a wealth of knowledge and experience in elected office.
This four hour event will include a short presentation by each of our speakers, followed by break-out sessions in smaller groups with the opportunity for attendees to ask their most burning questions on selected topics. Refreshments will be provided.
Linda McPhail, City Councillor, Richmond
Hon. Linda Reid, MLA for Richmond East
Linda Barnes, Past City Councillor, Richmond
Laura Sparrow, Assistant to the Chief, Musqueam Nation
Topics to be covered include:
Balancing life & politics
Challenges women face/experience
Reflections on being elected/ Art of the possible
Experiences as a City Councillor
For more information, please visit their website – http://www.womenvoters.ca/