Women’s Business Network of Peterborough 2018-19

Women’s Business Network of Peterborough 2018-19

Women’s Business Network of Peterborough 2018-19

The Women’s Business Network of Peterborough is a networking channel for women who wish to enhance and expand their business contacts and grow their businesses. Network members are entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals, administrators, writers, media representatives, and more.

Three members of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough -- Heather Doughty, Tracey Ormond, and Monika Carmichael -- each candidly shared their personal stories of struggle and success at the kick-off meeting of the networking organization's 2018-19 season at the Holiday Inn in Peterborough on September 5, 2018. (Photo: Rencee Noonan / WBN)

Three women share their inspiring stories at season launch of the Women’s Business Network...

Over 150 women attend first meeting of networking organization's 2018-2019 season.
The 2018-19 board of directors of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough, from left to right: (on laptop) Program Director Danielle McIver, Secretary Grace Reynolds, External Communications Director Rencee Noonan, Treasurer Christine Teixeira, Member Communications Director Diane Wolf, Director at Large Josee Kiss, President Tracey Ormond, Past President Lorie Gill, Technical Director Karen Copson, Program Director Lori McKee, Membership Director Arlene Blunck, Social Director Gail Moorhouse, and (on laptop) Strategic Planning Director Colleen Carruthers. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Meet the women on the 2018-19 WBN Board of Directors

These 13 women guide Peterborough's networking organization serving 160 members.
Tracey Ormond, 2018-19 President of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

We Are Better Together

A message from Tracey Ormond, 2018-19 President of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough.
Victoria Lennox, co-founder and CEO of Startup Canada, will share her entrepreneurial story as the guest speaker at the April 2019 meeting of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough (WBN). Victoria is only one of a series of inspiring and high-quality speakers during WBN's 2018-19 season. (Photo: Startup Canada)

Empowering and inspiring line-up set this year for the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough

2018-19 program features Tracey Ormond, Monika Carmichael, Heather Doughty, Jocasta Boone, Parmees Yazdanyar, Colleen Carruthers, Louisa Jewell, Victoria Lennox, and more
Whether you're a young entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, the Women's Business Network of Peterborough provides many opportunities for networking, business promotion and exposure, and professional growth, support and mentorship. (Photo: WBN)

Better Together: how the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough benefits its members

Benefits of WBN membership include promoting your business, making connections with other members and the community, and growing professionally.
One of the members of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough who was recognized in 2018 for her accomplishments is Monika Carmichael, dealer principal and general manager of Trent Valley Honda. Monika was inducted into the 2018 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame on May 24, 2018. The annual ceremony honours the business achievements of local entrepreneurs past and present. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Achievers and leaders abound in the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough

Members of the organization continue to be recognized for their achievements and business and community leadership year after year.
The Women's Business of Network of Peterborough has made recruiting and retaining younger members a key strategy for the organization. Christine Teixeira, one of the most recent generation of WBN members, is pictured with her mother Diane Wolf. Both women are serving on the 2018-2019 board of directors, a first in the board's history. (Photo: WBN)

WBN The Next Generation: attracting today’s young female entrepreneurs

Women's Business of Network of Peterborough strategy includes ensuring more young businesswomen are represented on the board.
This year the Women's Business Network of Peterborough (WBN) has teamed up with Canadian Blood Services to organize blood donation drives, one of a number of initiatives WBN is planning for its the 2018-19 season to give back to the community. Pictured is WBN member Anne Arnold with a certificate from Canadian Blood Services recognizing her 75 blood donations. (Photo: Anne Arnold)

For WBN, being “Better Together” can make a big difference in the community

Minimizing food waste, alleviating hunger, and donating blood at the top of the organization's list this season.
Grace Reynolds, Lori McKee, Daniele McIver, and Marilyn Cassidy are four of the 160 members of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough, each of whom finds value in the collective knowledge, experience, and support provided by the organization. (Photo: WBN)

Members tell us why they love the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough … and...

Networking, camaraderie and friendship, knowledge, support, and inspiration are just a few of the many reasons.