International Women's Day Events

Thank you for Celebrating with us on International Women's Day Hybrid Event 2024

Thank you for joining us for International Women’s Day 2024!
It was wonderful seeing all of you in person, networking, chatting and spending the day with you all celebrating amazing inspiring women like yourselves

On behalf of PARO we would like to send our heartfelt thanks to TD Canada Trust for sponsoring our event, The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound for being our event partner and hosting this event with us. A huge thank you to all of our sponsors who donated to this event: our Gold sponsors NECO CFDC/SADC North Bay, The City of North Bay, Royal LePage | Northern Life Realty, our Silver Sponsor The Business Women’s Network and our Bronze Sponsors Canadore College and The north Bay & District Chamber of Commerce.

A huge thank you to all of our expert speakers who shared their knowledge and experience with those who attended and everyone who came together to make this event happen. Your presence at our event made it even more special and we are grateful for your support. 

PARO would like to acknowledge the Best Western North Bay Conference Centre for allowing us to host our event in their beautiful facilities, as well as, all of the wonderful businesses who donated gifts for the door prizes for both in-person and virtual attendees.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to attend our event. We truly appreciate your support, and we look forward to seeing you at future events!


Jen Nickerson from TBC & Rosalind Lockyer, CEO of PARO
Opening remarks and sharing PARO’s research; Empower-F project funded by WAGE, which aims to identify the types of mental health challenges women entrepreneurs are experiencing, and focusing on supports and tools to empower and inspire change.
“The Importance of Breathing” Colleen Williams, Presenter with a Yogi from North Bay YMCA (an activity)
Financial Fitness with Brenda Soucy of EuroClaire Inc.
Panel- Inspiring a Healthy You- Recommending Changes to Generate Positive Change Moderated by Melissa Cook, Program Manager, PARO
Managing Stress for a Healthy You Through Nutrition  Lise Ritter
Personal Branding for a Healthy You – Alisha McKenzie, Alisha Audrey Visuals
Setting Boundaries – Rewire with Sue Williams
Paro International Womens Day 2019 (88 of 139)
Paro International Womens Day 2019 (78 of 139)
Businesses Supported
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Grants from PARO Programs
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