BYAs In the Media

Article: Women's Business Network of Ottawa announces 12 award finalists during sold-out cocktail reception

Ottawa Business Journal
by Caroline Phillips
Feb 14, 2020

The 12 finalists for a Businesswoman of the Year Award were announced Thursday, February 13, 2020, during a cocktail reception hosted by the Women’s Business Network of Ottawa at the Sala San Marco Event & Conference Centre.

Finalists for a Businesswoman of the Year Award are, from left, Jennifer Reynolds (Fresh Legal), Tonya Bruin (To Do Done Services), Meghan Dagenais (Restoration Co.), Heather Desjardins (The Open Door Educational Services) Roxanne Whiting (Video Interpreting), Jennifer Stewart (Syntax Strategic), Anjali Dilawri (Logan Katz), Karen Brownrigg (iHR Advisory Services), Sabrina Fitzgerald (managing partner of PwC), Vanessa Kanu (CFO of Mitel), Jennifer Conley (chief advancement officer at Carleton University) and Jacqueline Belsito (vice president at the CHEO Foundation). Photo by Matt Stewart.

The WBN is looking for nominations for the BYAs

Rogers tv
Daytime Ottawa with Dylan Black
Oct 24, 2019

Jessica Keats of the WBN Board of Directors is joined by Becky Drummond to provide details on this year’s BYA Nominations.

 

Article: Blazing a Trail

Featuring Christina Hlusko
CAA Magazine, Fall 2019 Issue, Page 6

I’ve never been a wallflower. I’ve always been the type of person who speaks up and out—and often. I think it goes back to the number of great female role models I’ve been fortunate enough to have. It’s them that I think of first, with gratitude, in accepting the recent honour of being named a Businesswoman of the Year by the Women’s Business Network.

 

BYAs 2019 - Businesswoman of the Year Awards

Ottawa Business Journal
by Caroline Phillips
Apr 12, 2019

Read article: BYAs celebrate accomplishments and contributions of Ottawa businesswomen at glitzy gala dinner

This year’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards, hosted by the Women’s Business Network, enjoyed a sold-out night Thursday as it drew a record-breaking crowd of 450 women and men to the Infinity Convention Centre to celebrate the career accomplishments and achievements of this year’s 12 female finalists.

 

Article: The issues facing female founders today, according to Businesswoman of the Year Awards finalists

Ottawa Business Journal
by OBJ Staff
Apr 11, 2019

Ahead of Thursday’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards finals, OBJ sat down with nominees from across the categories to get their perspectives on challenges facing women in business.

Nancy Graham, centre, from presenting sponsor PWL, is surrounded by 11 of this year’s 12 finalists for the WBN’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Photo by Caroline Phillips

 

Article: WBN announces 12 finalists for Businesswoman of the Year Awards

Ottawa Business Journal
by Caroline Phillips
Feb 27, 2019

Women’s Business Network of Ottawa to hold gala dinner on April 11 to reveal final four winners

From left, entrepreneurs Amy Friesen, Allyson Chisnall, Stayci Keetch, Jennifer McGahan, Pierrette Raymond and Jennifer MacKinnon are among the finalists for a Businesswoman of the Year Award. Photo by Caroline Phillips