Defining Moments with Betty-Ann Heggie

28 Jan 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

Join us for en evening of inspirational stories of Betty-Ann Heggie in her conversation with Martine Irman

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Date: Thursday, January 28
Admission: FREE

Betty-Ann Heggie, a Senior Vice-President with PotashCorp (now Nutrien) retired in 2007 and now serves as a corporate director, philanthropist, professional speaker and author. She has had articles featured in Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, Apple News, Huffington Post, The Good Men Project as well as authoring the book, “Gender Physics, Unlock the Energy You Never Knew You Had to Get the Results You Want”. She speaks regularly on how men and women can make progress together in the modern workplace and was named a Distinguished Speaker by The Canadian Mining Institute in 2019.

In 2006, Betty-Ann was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network and was subsequently inducted into their Hall of Fame. In 2015 she was given the Trailblazer Award from Women in Mining Canada and named one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. In 2017 she was inducted into the Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame.  Other personal awards include: the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, the YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award, the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Mentorship Award, the “Women Helping Women” award at the Stevie Awards in New York and the Saskatoon Club Member Recognition Award.

She is currently a director of TIFF and has served on a number of boards including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (chaired international strategic advisory committee); the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority Inc.; the Canadian Wheat Board; MITACS, (a Network of Centres of Excellence for the mathematical sciences) and the publicly traded companies Pro-Trans Ventures and Allana Potash. She was the founding chair of the Saskatchewan Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan Betty-Ann has also completed the Senior Executive Program at the Columbia Business School in New York. Her philanthropic activities have focused on advancing women. At Tiff, she initiated the ‘Share Her Journey’ program to get more women both behind and in front of the camera telling women’s stories. At her alma mater, the U of S Edwards School of Business, she spearheaded the Womentorship program which was designed to keep women in the workforce and get them to the decision-making table. She extended this program to mentor women from Afghanistan. She and her husband, Wade, are proud to have two adult highly spirited and independent adult daughters.

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28 Jan 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm EST

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