The Experiential Learning and Career Development Team presents the first ever SAF Professional Women's Network. If you are a female student who is a part of the School of Accounting and Finance, you are formally invited to the first ever SAF Professional Women’s Network.The SAF Professional Women’s Network will present a new female leader each term, providing an excellent opportunity for women to learn, be inspired, and network in a comfortable female environment. The on-going workshops will deliver educational and development opportunities for females in order to be successful in their career.
The SAF Professional Women's Network, being held on Tuesday, March 18th, introduces Karen Wilkinson, Tax Partner with Deloitte LLP. Karen’s practice is focused on assisting private companies and owners in maximizing wealth and transitioning their business to the next generation. Karen participated with the Waterloo Centre for Tax Education and Research in completing the study "Are Canadian Family Businesses an Endangered Species?” Currently, Karen is the National Tax Learning Leader for the Deloitte Canadian Tax Practice and oversees the tax publications team. Karen graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1990 with a Master of Accounting degree. She has also been an adjunct lecturer in tax for Waterloo. She has been heavily involved in the community, serving on a number of Boards, including: Chair of the United Way of Cambridge and North Dumfries, Chair of the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Association, and serving on the University of Waterloo Planned Giving Advisory Committee.
Please RSVP for this event asap, as space is limited: http://www.eventbrite.ca/