CALGARY, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of
Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women,
today saluted the Van Horne Institute, along with its co-hosts the
Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council and Elle and Associates, on their
series of Calgary networking events and conferences Captivate!, Inspire! and Engage! which focus on women in the supply chain sector.
"Women are increasingly accessing new opportunities in non-traditional
fields, opening doors for others to follow, and excelling at the
challenges of leadership," said Minister Ambrose. "Women play a key
role in Canada's economic prosperity. By promoting networking and
leadership development, the Van Horne Institute is strengthening the
economy in Alberta and across Canada."
Supply chains act as an essential link between natural resources and
manufacturing all across the country. Through this series of events,
the Van Horne Institute is helping women who work in supply chains to
strengthen the economy in Canada and around the world.
The Van Horne Institute is recognized within Canada and internationally
as a leading institute of public policy, education, and research in
transportation, supply chain and logistics, and regulated industries.
The Institute develops and implements post secondary programs and
public policies to support the attraction and retention of qualified
workers, including women, in the sector.
SOURCE: Status of Women Canada
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Status of Women Canada
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