Catherine McCauley, Quinn McCauley Inc. principal; and Christine Day, Luvo CEO and 2013 Top 100 winner.

Catherine McCauley, Quinn McCauley Inc. principal; and Christine Day, Luvo CEO and 2013 Top 100 winner.

Teri McIntyre, CIBC market VP; and Judy Hutchins, Judy Hutchins & Associates founder.

Teri McIntyre, CIBC market VP; and Judy Hutchins, Judy Hutchins & Associates founder.

Shelley Brown, Deloitte partner; and Lynn Warburton, Emdoubleyu Design principal.

Shelley Brown, Deloitte partner; and Lynn Warburton, Emdoubleyu Design principal.

Karen Thompson, Odlum Brown portfolio manager; Agnes Douglas, Odlum Brown portfolio manager; and Tannis Pratt, Odlum Brown portfolio manager.

Karen Thompson, Odlum Brown portfolio manager; Agnes Douglas, Odlum Brown portfolio manager; and Tannis Pratt, Odlum Brown portfolio manager.

Margot Jagger, Margot Jagger Design founder; and Susan Yurkovich, BC Hydro EVP.

Margot Jagger, Margot Jagger Design founder; and Susan Yurkovich, BC Hydro EVP.

Jill Earthy, Futurpreneur Canada BC director; and Jen Schaeffers, CKNW Orphans' Fund executive director.

Jill Earthy, Futurpreneur Canada BC director; and Jen Schaeffers, CKNW Orphans' Fund executive director.

Catherine Dorazio, Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital VP; and Jennifer Podmore Russell, Deloitte Real Estate director.

Catherine Dorazio, Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital VP; and Jennifer Podmore Russell, Deloitte Real Estate director.

Susan Stocker, Teck Resources Limited manager community investment; and Victoria Camp, UBC Women in Engineering student program co-ordinator.

Susan Stocker, Teck Resources Limited manager community investment; and Victoria Camp, UBC Women in Engineering student program co-ordinator.

Lois Nahirney, WXN Vancouver advisory board chair addresses the crowd.

Lois Nahirney, WXN Vancouver advisory board chair addresses the crowd.

Lois Nahirney, WXN Vancouver advisory board chair addresses the crowd.

Lois Nahirney, WXN Vancouver advisory board chair addresses the crowd.

WXN Vancouver volunteers Crystal Lee and Bella Qiao.

WXN Vancouver volunteers Crystal Lee and Bella Qiao.

John Clague, APEGBC president; Tom Tiedje, University of Victoria dean of engineering; and Anja Lanz, Autopro Automation Consultants engineer in training and APEGBC DAWEG chair.

John Clague, APEGBC president; Tom Tiedje, University of Victoria dean of engineering; and Anja Lanz, Autopro Automation Consultants engineer in training and APEGBC DAWEG chair.

Patricia James, Soluzione Spa Products rep; Marlene Chew, Absolute Spa Group rep; and Jill Bryan, Absolute Spa Group regional manager.

Patricia James, Soluzione Spa Products rep; Marlene Chew, Absolute Spa Group rep; and Jill Bryan, Absolute Spa Group regional manager.

Women's Executive Network celebrates Canada's Most Powerful Women 

More than 400 people attended the Women's Executive Network (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards Luncheon at Vancouver's Four Seasons Hotel on January 29. The awards celebrate women who have made significant contributions to their community through entrepreneurship, leadership and vision.


 

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The summit began early in the morning with opening remarks and keynote speeches followed by a 2014 Top 100 winners panel and Q&A. Lunch in the ballroom followed a reception in the grand foyer. Opening remarks were made by Lois Nahirney, WXN Vancouver advisory board chair: Teekay Corporation EVP Corporate Resources. The luncheon keynote was made by Anne Giardini, Simon Fraser University chancellor, author and a 2014 Top 100 award winner. Pamela Jeffery, WXN founder, made closing remarks.

Co-presented by KPMG and SFU's Beedie School of Business, the awards luncheon celebrated the 2014 Top 100 award winners from B.C. and the Territories. Each year, WXN hosts four Top 100 celebrations across the country: in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montréal.