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WATSON at Events

Road to Directorship: Getting Board Ready

June 13, 2017

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Liz joined the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), in conjunction with Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC), and Women Get on Board, at a roundtable for mid-career (10-20 years post certification) CPAs to start their journey to getting board-ready. The roundtable invited experienced corporate directors who currently serve on corporate boards to share practical insights and information on the sought-after skills that boards look for.


BIV Influential Women in Business Awards

March 8, 2016

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It was an honour to be part of the 2016 Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Awards.  A packed house of business and community leaders came together today on International Women’s Day at the Fairmont Waterfront to celebrate six outstanding women in public and private sector companies.  Coming from varied backgrounds and taking different paths in their careers, they share a passion for community, giving back and making a difference.

Congratulations to the 2016 Winners: 

Eva Kwok
Chairperson and CEO, Amara Holdings
(Lifetime Achievement Award)

Karina Briño
President, Mining Association of BC

Karimah Es Sabar
President and CEO, The Centre for Drug Research and Development

Evi Mustel
Principal, Mustel Group

Michelle Pockey
Partner, Fasken Martineau

Marcia Smith
Senior Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs, Teck Resources Limited


Happy Holidays

December 13, 2015

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Keeping Organizations off the Naughty List
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WATSON at John Furlong Board of Trade event

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WATSON enjoyed John Furlong’s passionate story of UNBREAKABLE resolve, humility and inner belief in the face of life’s toughest and, at times, seemingly insurmountable challenges can expose true character and inspire personal success.  Speaking at the Vancouver Board of Trade event at the Wall Centre on November 25, 2015, Furlong told his very personal story both before and after the Games – a deeply human, inspiring testament to overcoming the odds in business, in sport and in life.  Described as the ultimate crisis manager and sport ambassador, having steered the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games through monumental challenges to achieve resounding international acclaim, John Furlong demonstrated his immense leadership and belief in family and true friends  to carry us through crisis.



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