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The Famous 5 Foundation is proud to partner with Enbridge Pipelines Inc. to present the Enbridge Famous 5 Speakers Series.
The Speakers Series profiles successful women who speak candidly about their careers and the challenges and triumphs in their personal journey towards successful leadership.
Keynote Speaker: Roberta Bondar O.C., O of Ont., MD, PhD, FRCP, FRSC, ICD.D
The world’s first neurologist in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar is globally recognized for her pioneering contribution to space medicine research. Aboard the Discovery mission STS-42, the First International Microgravity Laboratory in 1992, she conducted over 40 investigations from 13 countries.
For more than 12 years at NASA, Dr. Bondar headed an international research team, continuing to find new connections between astronauts recovering from the microgravity of space and neurological illnesses here on Earth. Her techniques have been used in clinical studies at the B. I. Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Bondar served two terms as Chancellor of Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.
Dr. Bondar has also earned a reputation as a leading speaker and consultant within the medical and scientific communities, and in the field of corporate social responsibility and care for the Earth's environment. She co-founded The Roberta Bondar Foundation, a not for profit charitable organization, to reconnect us to the natural environment.
Dr. Bondar holds the following degrees: BSc University of Guelph, MSc University of Western Ontario, PhD University of Toronto, MD McMaster University, Board Certification Neurology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with subspecialty in Neuro-ophthalmology, Tuft’s New England Medical Ctr, Boston MA. She is a graduate of and an examiner for The Institute of Corporate Directors.
Among awards and honours, Dr. Bondar has been recognized with the NASA Space Medal, inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and into the International Women’s Forum Hall of Fame for her pioneering research in space medicine. She is a recipient of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. In 2011, Dr. Bondar received her own star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Don't miss your opportunity to hear from our first Canadian woman in space! See you on May 25th at the Holiday Inn where you will be served a delicious hot meal.
If you require a vegetarian dinner please email Vicky Ducharme at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Famous 5 Foundation - Sarnia Lambton Committee
The Famous 5 Foundation is a registered charitable non-profit educational foundation, which, by celebrating women's leadership, endeavors to inspire others to lead initiatives of ethical consequence in their own spheres of influence.
We host four events during the year, featuring women of courage and vision,
Our Famous 5 Foundation - Saria Lambton Committee team consists of:
Jackie Adey, Julie Allen, Janet Doyle, Vicky Ducharme, Ann Newman, Stephanie Steele and Sue Storr