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Join YES! Vancouver for a night of networking and philanthropy as we present our 2017 Signature Speaker Series, Game Changers. We’ll hear from a panel of five remarkable women who are using their career and life’s work as a vehicle for and to inspire social change. Emceed and moderated by Candice Charleton, Director, Professional Services at Hootsuite, our panel includes (click on each for their bio):

Anna Farrant, Founder, All City Athletics

Anna Farrant

Founder, All City Athletics

Katie Schaeffers, Brand & Communications Lead, SheEO

Katie Schaeffers

Brand & Communications Lead, SheEO

Natasha Raey, Serial Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Natasha Raey

Serial Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Meredith Powell, Founder, Powell & Company

Meredith Powell

Founder, Powell & Company

Rachel Ricketts, Founder, Loss & Found

Rachel Ricketts

Founder, Loss & Found

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Hootsuite @ 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver

Doors Open 5:00 pm, Event 5:30 to 8:30 pm

Ticket Price: $50 for Members, $60 for Non-Members

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Networking • Mingling • Silent Raffle • Door Prizes • Complimentary Drinks • Appetizers

Your ticket includes:

  • Complimentary, unlimited wine from Diabolica Wines
  • Complimentary tapas from Peqish
  • Valuable insight on using your career as a vehicle for social change, creating strong communities, and making an impact on a local and global scale from a panel of inspirational women
  • Access to a fabulous silent auction featuring prizes from AritziaStella & Dot, and lots more!
  • Chances to win fabulous Member and Non-Member door prizes
  • The opportunity to network with like-minded professional and philanthropic women

As always, 100% of your donations are given directly to Dress for Success Vancouver, a phenomenal organization empowering women back into the workforce. As you’ll learn at the event, their three-part program helps women across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley support their families and make an economic impact in their local communities.

Not a YES! Member? Click here to join today and 100% of your membership dollars will go to Dress for Success!

Join the conversation: The hashtag for this event is #YESxGameChangers

Our Moderator & Emcee

Candice Charleton leads Hootsuite’s North America Professional Services Team. She is a seasoned digital marketing professional with in-depth experience in implementing Hootsuite’s products and solutions. Candice also brings both agency and in-house experience in social media strategy to her role, knowing success with digital begins with selecting, deploying and adopting the right tools for the job.

Previously, Candice led Hootsuite’s Social + Advocate Marketing Team, responsible for owned and paid social strategies across all major social networks and advocacy platforms. Prior to Hootsuite, Candice was Communications Manager for JOEY Restaurant Group and Partner with Patio Social Inc., a Vancouver based digital communications firm. Her focus has always been leveraging the power of social to drive business goals.

Candice holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from UBC and a Diploma in Marketing Communications from BCIT. While not at work, you’ll find Candice on a travel adventure or on the golf course.

Candice Charleton, Moderator & Emcee

Candice Charleton

Moderator & Emcee

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Wine Sponsor

Diabolica Wines

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Silent Raffle Sponsors

Aveda Change Champions Consulting The Dailey Method Diabolica Wines Emmy Trinh Jewelry Herschel Supply Co Kind Snacks Nectar Yoga B&B Orazio's Olive Oil Peqish Pyrrha Social T. Stella & Dot Sugarbox The Latest Scoop Tight Club Veespoke Woodlot