Media Advisory - Celebrating Visionary Women & Their Extraordinary Leadership

TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Resilient Communities Ontario (RCO) is hosting a unique industry event next month featuring top women leaders in traditionally-male occupations, who have risen to the top of their professions.

Media will have a rare opportunity to engage both speakers and industry associations at the morning event; Women in Leadership forum on Thurs. Jan. 12 at Lionhead Golf Club & Conference Centre in Brampton.

Guest Speakers:

 Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans,
 Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan, Canadian Army,
 Toronto Fire Services Deputy Chief Debbie Higgins,
 President; BOMA Toronto Susan Allen

 President, Resilient Communities Ontario; Steven Hill

Guest Emcee:

 Cristina Tenaglia; Reporter / Anchor; CP24


 January 12, 2017   08:30 AM to 12:00 PM


 Lion's Head Golf & Country Club; 08:30 AM through to 12 Noon


Women are pouring into top management and professional jobs in every profession, but the four featured women have done it in occupations often perceived as male-dominated – the military, police & fire services and real estate.


"These women are truly inspirational for what they've overcome and achieved," said Resilient Communities Ontario president Steven Hill. "We applaud them for their historic achievements and remarkable accomplishments.  This event will truly provide a platform to share challenges and experiences – befitting all attendees."

The following industry Associations will also be represented at this event;

  • Women in Law Enforcement,
  • Fire Service Women of Ontario,
  • BOMA – Toronto,
  • The Institution of Fire Engineers – Canada Branch,
  • Ontario Association of Emergency Managers,
  • CAI Canada Chapter
  • Toronto 2030 District

Please join RCO and these remarkable women leaders and their peers as they share their successes and challenges at this industry-leading event.

Event registration available at

About Resilient Communities Ontario

Resilient Communities Ontario (RCO) is a registered non-profit association promoting Safety and Security in the pursuit of Resilience across all communities, under leadership of Professional Property Management.

RCO brings timely leadership & guidance to trending incidents, best practices and lessons learned, with a goal of strengthening and maintaining a safe and secure network of resilient facilities and organizations (communities), including assets and systems vital to the continuity of operations of private and public interests.

SOURCE Resilient Communities Ontario

For further information: or for media contacts, please contact RCO Board of Director Representative or directly at (416) 770-8005.

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