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Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series with Senator Patti LaBoucane-Benson

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Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3

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Dr. Patti LaBoucane-Benson is a Metis Ukrainian Senator who grew up on Treaty Six Territory. Patti previously worked for Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA) for 23 years leading research projects, video productions, historic trauma-informed service delivery.

Dr. LaBoucane-Benson was recently a mentor and lecturer for the Peter Lougheed Leadership College, a lecturer for the University of Alberta Executive Education, and the Conference Director and Lead Facilitator for the Nelson Mandela Dialogues, Canada 2017. She recently sat on the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention for the province of Alberta.

Based on her PhD research, her first novel The Outside Circle is a work of creative non-fiction about healing and reconciliation for an inner-city Aboriginal family. The Outside Circle was on the Globe and Mail’s Top Ten Canadian books and was named a CBC “Best Books of 2015”, an Outstanding International Books 2016 by the United States Board on Books for Young People, and winner of the Burt Award for First Nations and Metis Literature.

Patti has been awarded the Alberta Aboriginal Role Model Award for Education, the Legal Aid Access to Justice Award and the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.

The Famous 5 Foundation proudly welcomes her to share her journey at the 2020 Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series on Wednesday April 15, 2020.

Tickets: $85 each, Tables of 8 are available for $640 or Tables of 10 are $800.

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About the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series

This series profiles extraordinarily successful women who speak candidly about their careers, and the passion, vision and determination that drives them. The speakers discuss our place in society and the ethical responsibilities and consequences of our actions. In relating their lives, guests hear about challenges as well as triumphs, humorous incidents and stories of loss, humbling moments of reflection and inspiring calls to action. The Famous 5 Foundation’s Leadership Lunches launched on Oct. 18, 1996. In 2004, Enbridge became our title sponsor.

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