Leading Moms is headed back to Science World later this month, where they will host a half day of inspirational talks and networking between extraordinary moms.
Last year was their third annual event, and I had the pleasure of attending for the first time. The event is advertised as an intimate day of connecting with other women who are also juggling the responsibilities of being a parent while still pursuing their passions. Having never been before, I couldn’t quite picture how a day of listening to others speak on stage could live up to that description. In case you might be wondering the same, I just wanted to let you know how the experience left me feeling refreshed, inspired, and excited to attend for many years to come!
Leading Moms 2014 Keynote Speaker Tamara Taggart
The women who produce Leading Moms are mothers themselves, and know just what it’s like trying to squeeze in some “me time” to connect with other adults while balancing a busy schedule. They want your morning with them to be stress-free, and they do everything that they can to make that happen.
Infants are welcome to attend with their mommas, complimentary childcare for the little ones can be arranged off-site with Kids and Company (pre-registration required), and the last talk ends at noon so there’ll be no rush to get out the door if you have older kids that need to be picked up from school.
The doors open an hour before the first talk begins so that attendees can network while enjoying a light, complimentary breakfast and beverages. Further opportunities to connect are offered through interactive question and answer periods with all of the speakers, and during an optional networking lunch at CRAFT which can be added-on with your ticket for an additional charge (limited quantities).
The speakers are a carefully selected group of women whose experiences and areas of expertise vary greatly, but they all share the common traits of being both mothers and business women. After hearing the stories of success, struggle, and personal growth that were shared at Leading Moms 2014, I left feeling empowered and inspired to work even harder to reach my own goals! I have carried that feeling with me throughout the year; and I cannot wait to spend another day surrounded by women who understand and motivate me.
The 2015 keynote speaker is Mi-Jung Lee., an award-winning investigative reporter and news anchor for CTV News Vancouver. Other speakers include Physician Tech CEO Alexandra T. Greenhill, poet and award winning storyteller Samantha Reynolds, Juno and CCMA recording artist Jessie Farrell, founder of Pique Venture Management Bonnie Foley-Wong, founder and co-executive director of LOCO BC Amy Robinson, award winning filmmaker Tara Hungerford, and leader in social change Morgane Oger.
Leading Moms 2014 speaker Jen Schaeffers
Date: September 25, 2015
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (optional add-on CRAFT lunch – 1:00 pm)
Location: Science Theatre at Science World – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver (lunch at CRAFT Restaurant + Bar – 85 West 1st Ave, Vancouver)
Use coupon code lmfriends at checkout to receive 15% your ticket price!
Join the (Twitter) Party!
Connect with Leading Moms 2015 hosts, sponsors and blog ambassadors on Twitter during the online “Meet and Greet” on September 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm. You could win a prize just for participating!
How to participate:
- Mark yourself as going on the Facebook event page
- Follow @leadingmoms on twitter
- Use the hashtag #lminspire to join the conversation.
I hope to see you there!
EH Canada is proud to be a Leading Moms ambassador for the second year running. The 2015 Blog Ambassador program is sponsored by Springfree Trampoline.