3 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss BWT’s Limitless
There are countless barriers in our working and professional lives. When we’re faced with these challenges, it’s easy to let our limitations make decisions for us. It is when we hear from those who have overcome their barriers that we begin to see too that our potential is limitless.
Ignite your passion and potential to excel by attending BWT’s annual marquee event, Limitless. You may be wondering, what you can expect from our event this year? Here are three reasons why you can’t miss out on our event.
1. Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections
From developers to marketing professionals, sales consultants to product managers, Limitless will provide you with the opportunity to network with a variety of professionals from BWT’s seven sponsoring companies: TELUS, SAP Canada Inc., Vancity, LifeLabs, Sodexo, McCarthy Tetrault and BCHydro. It’s time to make those LinkedIn connections live and match the right faces to all the strangers CC’d in your email chains.
Pro-tip: Don’t forget your business card! The event will be filled with many interns, long-time professionals and executives—it’ll be a full house of food and friendly mix and mingling.
2. Hear Uplifting Stories from Inspirational Leaders
Learn from some of BC’s top leaders on what they’ve done to defeat the odds stacked against them, ranging from mental illness, physical disabilities and more.
Here is our amazing lineup of speakers:
|Dan Pontefract is the Chief Envisioner at TELUS, heading the Transformation Office. He is the author of The Purpose Effect and has spoken at numerous TEDx talks. Aside from TEDx talks, Dan also shares his expertise on employee engagement, behavior and culture in his writings for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post.|
|Felicia Shafiq is a manager in Product Support at SAP Canada Inc. Not only does she excel in her job but also shines on the volleyball court as a Canadian Paralympic Volleyball player. Felicia volunteers her time to teach sitting volleyball to differently-abled youth and adults and serves as a board member of the Amputee Coalition of BC Society.|
|Kristin Bower is the manager of Diversity and Inclusion at Vancity Savings and Credit Union. She is an outspoken advocate for eliminating the stigma surround mental health issues. She brings light to these issues through her blog called Adventures of a Survivor.|
|Al Leonard is BC Hydro’s Senior Vice-President for Capital Infrastructure Project Delivery. Al leads BC Hydro’s $2 billion per year capital investment program and oversees approximately 450 capital projects. Al’s portfolio includes Indigenous Relations, Properties, Project Delivery and Environment.|
|Natalie Marchesan is the Vice President of Customer Solutions Delivery at TELUS. Before leading over 1000 field technicians in her current role, Natalie was an aviator for the Canadian Air Force and navigator of the CC-130 Hercules. Although out of the Air Force, we can certainly say, the sky’s no limit for her.|
3. The Continued Fight for Equality on International Women’s Day
Now more than ever, women from all parts of the globe are unifying together to make their voices heard. With the rise of women’s movements, such as the #MeToo campaign and #TimesUp, more and more women are rising out of the shadows of silence and are speaking up about injustice and inequality.
Let’s celebrate these voices and contribute to this very important discussion on International Women’s day!
Have you registered to attend Limitless this year? If not, click here to register to attend.