About PEIBWA's Symposium

The PEI Business Women’s Association Symposium is the premier event for women in business across the Island - and beyond.

The one-day conference is filled with presentations, workshops, networking, and inspiration. The Symposium offers something for women in business from across the Island and region - start-up entrepreneurs, established business owners, mid-career business professionals, dynamic rural entrepreneurs, newcomers launching their businesses, students and more.

The PEIBWA SYMPOSIUM 2022 will be hosted virtually on Tuesday, November 29th and can be accessed afterwards via a link for a limited time. 

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2022 Keynote Speaker | 9:00-10:15 am

  • Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa! 
  • Dr. Oriuwa has received numerous prestigious awards and honors. She was named on Maclean’s Power 50 List in 2022 and was recognized as one of Best Health Magazine‘s “2020 Women of the Year”. She was also recently honored in Mattel’s #ThankYouHeroes campaign alongside five other women with a one-of-a-kind Barbie doll made in her image to commemorate her contributions as a frontline healthcare worker.

Concurrent Session One | 10:30-11:15 am 

Luncheon Keynote Presentation | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 

  •  "A Report Card on Rural Innovation" featuring Canadian Rural Futurist Ashleigh Weeden
Concurrent Session Two | 12:45 - 1:45 pm

    Concurrent Session Three | 2:00 - 3:00 pm 

    • Women excelling in STEM and skilled trades with an introduction from our partner Techsploration
    • A panel showcasing Island Entrepreneurs (panel discussion moderated by Sara Roach-Lewis)

    Closing Café | 3:00 - 4:00 pm 

    • Closing Café musical performance and interview featuring JUNO-award-winning singer/songwriter Catherine MacLellan 

    Don't delay and register today!