Breaking Barriers Conference presented by Leduc's Leading Women

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Executive Royal Hotel

8450 Sparrow Drive

Leduc, AB T9E 7G4


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The Leduc-Nisku EDA has been awarded funding through the 2017/2018 Status of Women Community Grant Program. Regional businesswomen have formed the Leduc’s Leading Women committee. The Vision for this group is “Building a community of women leaders and influencers in the Leduc region through mentoring and connections.”


March 7, 2019 | Royal Executive Inn | Leduc, AB

Are you a female working or living in the Leduc region? The Leduc’s Leading Women work to build a community of women leaders and influencers in the Leduc region through mentoring and connections.

The Breaking Barriers Conference is a one day conference offering exciting educational and networking opportunities.

The conference includes sessions and opportunities in

  • Mentorship and Leadership
  • Business and Entrepreneur
  • Community Leadership
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Youth
  • Women in Politics
  • Immigrant Women

Session Schedule:

7:30am to 8:00am Registration & Breakfast

8:00am to 9:00am Opening Keynote: Turn Your Dream Into Your Reality with Stacey Berger

9:00am to 10:00 am Powerhouse Women in Business - Speakers include: Speakers include: Matilda Kamara, Christina Forth and more!

10:00am to 10:30am Networking Break

10:30am to 11:15am Instant Connections with Dave Beach

11:15am to 12:00pm Unveiling Your Full Potential - Speakers include: Stacey Berger, Shannon Peston, Sam Nguyen, and more!

12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch Keynote: Brilliant Women in Business with Shannon Pestun

1:30pm to 2:30pm The Gift of Connection - Speakers include: Christina Forth, Flo Murota, Dawn Macdougall and more!

2:30pm to 3:30pm Closing Keynote: Crushing a Man Dominated World with Kendra Kincade

3:30pm to 5:00pm Networking Reception


Turn Your Dream Into Your Reality
Stacey Berger

3 Key Takeaways
– How to Develop a Crystal Clear Vision & Why it’s Key to Your Success
– How to Overcome Fear, Doubt & Worry
– What Highly Successful People do to Sustain their Success

Results become predictable and repeatable when we understand the language of success. In this dynamic talk, you will gain clarity on your dreams and goals and learn the 3 most important keys for turning your dream into a reality.


Brilliant Women in Business
Shannon Pestun

3 Key Takeaways
– Truths and Myths about being a Female Executive
– Advice for a Younger You
– What Does Every Female Corporate Leader Need to Know?

Women entrepreneurs face a number of challenges, from accessing financial capital to connecting with the right social networks to help them gain the insights and role models needed to succeed. Shannon’s vision is to unleash the untapped potential of the people behind 50% of all Canadian start-ups by reimagining the banking experience for women.


Crushing a Man Dominated World
Kendra Kincade

Speaker, philanthropist, air traffic controller, there is no doubt that Global Woman of Vision award winner, winner of the NAV Canada Chairman’s Award, and Honorary Colonel, Kendra Kincade is a true inspiration, a beautiful reminder to us all that it is possible to intentionally change your life and live your dreams.

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