Women of the Natural Resource Sector to Share Stories of Success and Inspiration at SheTalks Resources

May 2, 2016

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The firstever female president of the Truck Loggers Association and a professional field hockey player turned environmental consultant are just two of 16 inspiring speakers at the latest in the SheTalks Global (SheTalks) event series, SheTalks Resources.

SheTalks is a platform that allows women to create impact through eight minutes of sharing their real, rare and authentic stories not speeches.

SheTalks Resources, powered by Resource Works, will highlight the stories of women in B.C.’s natural resource sector. It will showcase how women are leading the way in ensuring resource development is taking place in environmentally, socially and economically responsible ways.

All 16 women will share how they made it in the field, their contributions and the struggles and successes they have encountered along the way.

Read about all 16 speakers at www.shetalks.life/speakers.

Barinder Rasode of Resources Works explains, “Resource Works is proud to support an event that will showcase the influential work women are doing in the field. The speakers at the event are truly making a difference not only in the sector, but in the world.”

“We want to allow leaders the opportunity to share wisdom and inspiration that attendees can take home with them,” explains Mona Forster, chair of SheTalks Resources. “SheTalks Resources underlines the vital connections among each other, our different industries and the economy.”

16 Inspirational Women. 8 Minute Stories. 1 Impactful Day.

WHEN: Friday, May 13, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Vancouver Convention Centre East, Parkview Terrace, 999 Canada Place #200
TICKETS: $25 for students, $45 for adults, Corporate 10pack $350 via www.shetalks.life

For more information about SheTalksResources and for interview requests, contact Barinder Rasode at barinder@resourceworks.com, 604-805-3272.

About Resource Works (resourceworks.com): A non-profit research and advocacy organization, Resource Works supports a respectful, fact-based public dialogue on responsible resource development in B.C. It aims to create an informed dialogue with citizens and decision-makers about how responsible resource development creates employment, economic security and a sustainable environment. Resource Works seeks to be relevant to a broad range of British Columbians and taps into the local expertise of local community interests across the province. Resource Works is governed by an Advisory Council that provides strategic guidance for the organization’s research and communications programs. The Council is comprised of some of B.C’s top policy-makers and business influencers.

About SheTalks Global (shetalks.life): SheTalks endows an open platform for women which connects and inspires them. Through the stories they share, SheTalks helps them to challenge the notion silencing their voices. The events celebrate women of all social standards, from innovative thinker in science and medicine to dynamic leaders in business and entrepreneurship to inspiring voices in communication and media to driven challengers in sports. Together, we aspire for a common goal: To be supportive and to be powerful.

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