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Thursday, May 31 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Linda Hasenfratz: Women in STEM

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The U.S. and Canadian economies need more entrepreneurs and more leaders to create businesses based on exciting advances in technology. To leverage the widest possible range of ideas and creativity, we must tap into the entire population in all its diversity.   Great progress has been made in that regard in the U.S. and Canada with women’s representation in STEM having dramatically improved over the past 25 years.  Now we must continue that momentum.
Join Linamar CEO Linda Hasenfratz, Canadian Chair of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders as she explores issues of diversity, inclusion and the future role of women at the highest levels of the public and private sectors. She will discuss the Council’s work particularly as pertains to further increasing the number of women in STEM, a key area of recommendation of the Council.

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Linda Hasenfratz

CEO, Linamar Corporation
How do you establish credibility when taking over your father’s $800M manufacturing business? If you are Linda Hasenfratz, you start as a machine operator, work your way up to CEO, then increase the size of the business by more than 750%.In addition to the practical skills gained... Read More →

Thursday May 31, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Stage A @Lot42 41 Ardelt Place, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada