Posts Tagged ‘Helsinki’

A Woman on A Mission

Post was created on October 1st, 2014

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Yes I am indeed a Woman on a Mission…..but I wish I was also a woman “going to” Mission, too! Just got an invite to stop in at Mission, BC on my way back to Toronto October 7 when I do my 2nd VIA Rail Artists on Board singing gig. No-can-do unfortunately as I am…

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BPW Canada Convention

Post was created on June 21st, 2012

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BPW (Business & Professional Women) International’s World Congress in Helsinki, Finland a year ago this month was an unforgettable experience and one of the pinnacles in my musical career – to hear 600 women from over 60 countries around the world sing along with me on “Women of the World” was exhilerating.  A lot of…

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Helsinki Journal Part 2

Post was created on July 18th, 2011

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[cincopa AsKA1o6D1WZR] Photos by Irene Chia & Dave Hironimos ©2011 June 17 Got about 6 hours sleep then headed over to the Finlandia Hall where the Congress is taking place. Sat in on a constitutional workshop session, sang “Women of the World” to wrap up the session – everyone got up & sang along! Ended…

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Helsinki Journal part 1

Post was created on July 13th, 2011

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June 14, 2011 The Helsinki Adventure started before we even left Picton!! I went online to confirm that our flight was leaving on time on June 15th only to discover that it was cancelled!  The phone was in use so I had to run next door to tell  my travelling companion, Fran, the bad news. …

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BPW International Woman of the Week

Post was created on November 16th, 2010

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What an honour to have been chosen as Woman of the Week (week 61) for the second time!  The first time was in July 2009 (week 11). I was pleased that BPW Canada had chosen the French version of my song, “The Sound of Haiti” to be featured at their District Convention in Las Vegas…

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BPW International celebrates 80th Anniversary

Post was created on September 3rd, 2010

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Last March, at the Princeton Club in New York City, the International Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW International) celebrated its 80th anniversary of empowering women around the world.  During the event, they showed clips of famous movie stars and singers of the different eras who have empowered women and been role models for…

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