2021 International Women's Day Event

CAWEE International Women's Day Event Thursday, March 4, 2021

The 2021 Annual CAWEE IWD event was held online on March 4th. We had a great attendance and 4 outstanding panelists; Jennifer Paylor, Rita Deverell, Tina Techranchian and Jenn Harper - see bios below. Each of our panelists shared their greatness, experiences and wisdom in a very candid and authentic manner. The intimate and warm atmosphere broke down barriers and attendees felt welcomed and included. Lessons learned? Stay focused, never give up on your true passions, every closed door opens many others, and a creative and positive mind-set always delivers great results.

Highlights included draws and gifts from our members: a beautiful necklace from Kathleen Peace at, and signed books from Tina Tehranchian and Elizabeth Verwey. We also raised money in support of our CAWEE Women in Business Scholarship at Schulich in Toronto.

The evening could easily have gone on longer but was very warmly concluded with a piece of music from Adra Day, Rise Up, shared by Jennifer Paylor which you can listen to at your leisure.

A heart felt thank you to Committee members Annie and Malak, and our attendees for your contribution to making the evening such a success.

Those who attended were also treated to a special event discount with Jenn Harper's amazing cosmetics company, Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics Inc.

Our Panelists:

Rita Deverell - Co-President at RJ Deverell Productions, Creator/Scholar
Tina Tehranchian - Branch Manager and Senior Wealth Advisor, Assante Capital Management
Jennifer Paylor - Reinventing Leadership, Learning, and Culture Hacking at Scale
Jenn Harper - Founder and CEO at Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics Inc
Our panel was moderated by Director of Special Events, Rose-marie Fernandez.


Thanks to Heather Freed for sponsoring our program.


Thanks for Kathleen Peace, for her donation to the draw prizes and to Rani Glick of Rani Glick Wellness for her donation to the program.