Front row from left: Fotini Iconomopoulos, Forward Thinking/Negotiation Training; Rachel Doll, Tetra Pak; Carla Chalmers, Marketing/Retail Consulting; Teresa Blakney, Conagra Brands; Dorina Vendramin, Mondelez; Alex Fitzgerald, Hershey. Back row, from left: Samra Zafar, author and keynote; Jamie Hoare, The Advantage Group International; Julie Basile, NEW; Sehrish IIyas, Symcor; Caralia Gosling, Mosaic; Cristina Avila, The Advantage Group InternationalThe Network of Executive Women (NEW) celebrated International Women's Day on March 5 with a breakfast event hosted by General Mills at its Mississauga, Ont. facility.
The event featured Samra Zafar, who shared her story on authenticity and resilience and spoke about the importance of community, adapting to a growth mindset and challenging people to take risks.
NEW is a women's leadership organization serving the retail, consumer goods, financial services and technology industries. It represents more than 11,000 members from 850 companies, 100 corporate partners and 21 regions in Canada and the U.S.
It was a packed event for the NEW breakfast hosted by General Mills in Mississauga, Ont.
Jamie Hoare, The Advantage Group International, Erin Plasky, Four Corners Group
Dr. Sara Celik, Renew Life; Dora Marroquin, Clorox
Keynote speaker Samra Zafar with Jamie Hoare, The Advantage Group International