WOI Committees Nominee Ambassadors

Women of Inspiration™ Awards is Canada’s premier empowerment event with Diverse Categories recognizing the achievements of women and the men who supportHER making an impact locally, nationally and globally.

We believe that elevating and recognizing women paves the path for others to follow in their lead, creates role models for youth, builds confidence and empowers others to Raise the Bar to SupportHER™!

By nominating a Woman of Inspiration™, you are honoring a woman for her accomplishments, significant strides towards building her legacy and acknowledging her contribution personally and professionally. When we elevate women in our network, community, and workplace we create role models for other women to follow in their footsteps.

"This journey really made me understand that what I can do in this world can have an impact and really create change, more than I ever imagined. It has inspired me to do more in my work life, in the communities around me and especially for upcoming women leaders who can align with purpose in their life. I was very honoured by being nominated and really feel that it will change the direction of what I can really still impact in business and my life."

"Just being nominated for this award made me understand that “what you do really makes a difference, and as an individual, you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make”. Without even realizing it, your impact is truly inspiring to others and that is the best recognition anyone can receive! It really changes your perspective on what you will continue to accomplish going forward!” Deb Milimka Miles - 2019 Women of Inspiration™ SupportHER™ Award.

Do you know a woman who is making an impact? Nominate her as a Woman of Inspiration™.

Nominations Open - January 1, 2020, across Canada
Deadline for Nomination Packages to be submitted - May 31, 2020
Gala Awards: Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal - Fall 2020

Jean Westbrook

Nominee Ambassador

Jean is a seasoned professional in Calgary with a proven track record of working remotely, with over 9 years of progressive experience in sales, coordination, customer service and volunteering with expertise in project prioritization, multi-tasking diverse portfolios, training and business sales growth. Having a hospitality background has ingrained in me the desire to go above and beyond expectations. I am a patient, energetic, and organized person who prides herself on a positive professional reputation.
I am an effective communicator and relationship builder. I enjoy and am inspired by interacting with others while working towards common goals and thrive during business and organizational change and growth. With a flexible, adaptable, get it done attitude I have excelled at overcoming challenges with creative solutions and am not afraid to step outside of the box.
In Jean’s spare time she enjoys getting involved in new projects, volunteering in the community and can be found always researching or learning something new. Her passions are fashion, fitness, food, family, and friends.

Laura Dickson

Nominee Ambassador

As an experienced Risk Manager, assessing and mitigating operational risks plus managing insurance, Laura considers herself a Sentry; someone who guards and protects her employer from risks. She earned an MBA, and BFA from the University of Calgary. Further, she has a Chartered Insurance Professional designation. She can work with all levels in an organization to influence them to get buy in, so that the culture is more risk aware. She enjoys Olympic distance triathlons, gardening and cycle trips in Europe.

Why Laura is a SupportHER

In the last year, Laura has been struck by the kindness of absolute strangers to those impacted by the economic downturn in Calgary. She wants to give back by contributing to support Women of Inspiration, Power Partners because acknowledging women’s strengths and the men who support them, which will make for a stronger community.