Calgary

“The Every Woman Festival was an event that was enjoyed by all!  Inspirational stories, performances and presentations, to celebrate International Women’s Day!  I was so blessed to have been included, thank you!”  – Catherine Brownlee- CEO of CBI International

“The Every Woman Organization is created by women of vision who passionately believe that we are powerful when we join and support each other. You all worked long hours to bring this successful event together and you are so appreciated! I am honored that you asked me to participate in the speakers panel. What a diverse group of women are we. I will carry you all forever in my heart.” – Judy Armstrong, Singer/Songwriter, Speaker, Coach

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EWF Calgary 2014 Video Highlights:

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Photos from Every Woman Festival Calgary are online now! CLICK HERE!

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What does International Women’s Day mean to the Every Woman Organization? from Good Boy Films on Vimeo.

 

  • Emceed by Judy Gabriel
  • Speakers panel of inspiration Calgary women Lisa Longball (7 times Canadian Women’s Longball Champion), Saifa Koonar (President & CEO of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation), Catherine Brownlee (President & CEO of CBI), Yvonne Jeffery (former editor of HERS Magazine, Former Canadian Army Officer and Community Investment Consultant), Tara Kelly (President & CEO Splice Software), Judy Armstrong (Professional Singer, Songwriter, Speaker & Coach), Claire Hanna (Canadian Team Volleyball Player ), Ghada Al Atrash (International Public Speaker, Storyteller, Educator and Translator)  and Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla (Immigration Consultant & Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women) moderated by CTV.
  • Music performances by Justine Tyrell, Sophie Serafino, Celia Rose, Suza, Shari Chaskin,  Tara Slone, Olivia Wik, Suza and more.
  • Silent Auction with items from local Calgary Designers, WestJet and more.
  • Interactive activity by June Round
  • Fashion Show with NUMA Models featuring Calgarian designers MALIKA – Malika Couture, Broken doll clothing, Rebecca King,
    Chantel Traub, Najam Jewelry & Real Women of Calgary Show by June Round & Cats Eye & Joyce’s Closet
  • Beauty corner Makeup demonstrations with Fitglow Makeup by Trena Laine Makeup Artist 
  • Performance by Varkour- a performance medium that combines dance, martial arts and climbing
  • Art display by local Calgarian artists Jane McCloy, Nadine Shehner, Sarah-Joy Geddes, and Vanessa Neufeld
  • Catering by Nouvitalia, drinks on arrival by Veuve Clicquot
  • Launch of the Every Woman CD compilation of international female artists
  • Special guests CTV’s Tara Nelson and Miss Universe Canada Riza Santos
  • Presenting title sponsor- Lone Star Mercedes Benz, also sponsored by CTV (media sponsor), Rocket House, Mantaray Creative, OCL Studios, Nouvitalia, Decor&More, Varkour and Breathe Parkour GoodBoy Films, VPhotographic, Stardust Event Group, Trena Laine Makeup Artist, NUMA Models, HotBizMedia, Fitglow Makeup, Modern Socialite, La Caravan Dance Theatre, Veuve Clicquot, Fuze Entertainment, Designing on the Edge!

Partial proceeds from the night will go to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, and partial proceeds will go towards the organization’s community events and programs.

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http://www.heartandstroke.ab.ca

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America

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TITLE SPONSOR:

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MEDIA SPONSORS:

 

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http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/              http://www.modernsocialite.com/

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GOLD SPONSORS:

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 http://www.mantaraycreative.com/   http://www.nouvitalia.com/  http://www.oclstudios.com/   myHomeostasis Website

www.rockethouse.ca

 

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SILVER SPONSORS:

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Silent Auction Donors:

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EVERY WOMAN 2014 PARTICIPANTS

Tara CTV

CTV’s Tara Nelson-Speakers Panel Moderator

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Every Woman Festival Calgary Emcee- Judy Gabriel

Owner- HotBizMedia

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR of LA CARAVAN DANCE THEATRE,

Maya Lewandowsky & dancers of La Caravan

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http://www.lacaravan.com

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Calgary Designers in our Professional Fashion Show on the night:

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Designer Malika Rajani- www.MalikaCouture.com   Designer Rebecca King- www.Rebeccaking.ca

Designer Leah Bohnet- Broken Doll Clothing www.brokendollclothing.com  Designer Chantel Traub- www.chanteltraub.com

DAGMAR JEWELLERY CALGARY www.dagmarjewellery.com

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Calgary Brands in the Every Woman Fashion Show on the night:

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http://www.joycescloset.bigcartel.com/         http://www.catseyevintage.ca

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June Round- Every Woman Fashion Show Director,

Every Woman Board Member and Leader of Every Woman Festival Interactive Activities

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Guest Speaker- Tara Kelly, President & CEO Splice Software

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Guest Speaker Judy Armstrong- Singer, Songwriter, Coach, Speaker

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Guest Speaker- Lisa Longball, 7 times Canadian Women’s Longball Champion

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Guest Speaker & EWO Outreach Writing Program Director Yvonne Jeffery

(Former Editor of HERS Magazine, Former Canadian Army Officer, Currently Community Investment Consultant)

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Dr. Dionysius David- Dentist, Life Coach, Triathlete and Yoga Instructor.

Director of Every Woman Organization Men’s Program.

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Guest Speaker & Spoken Word Artist, Ghada Al Atrash

http://meaningwithinwords.com/

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Catherine Brownlee

Guest Speaker – Catherine Brownlee, CEO and President of CBI

http://www.catherinebrownlee.com/

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Special guest, Riza Santos, Miss Universe Canada

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Guest speaker Claire Hanna, Canadian Team Volleyball Player, and Television Host

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Jenny Gulamani- Abdulla

Guest Speaker- Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla, Immigration Consultant & Listed in Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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ARTISTS SHOWCASING:

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Nadine ShehnerJane McCloy, Sarah-Joy Geddes

Works will be available for sale, with a portion going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta

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Andrea Ross, Steve Nagy and the Parkour/Varkour Team from Breathe Parkour

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Justine Tyrell

Performer – Singer Songwriter Justine Tyrell

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Performer- Singer Songwriter Tara Slone

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Celia Rose

Performer- Singer Songwriter Celia Rose

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Singer Shari Chaskin

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Singer, Songwriter Olivia Wik

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Suza

Singer SUZA

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Performer- Violinist, Singer, Songwriter Sophie Serafino

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Our signature event celebrates International Women’s Day- The Every Woman Festival, an annual event that has taken place in Paris France (2008), Sydney Australia (2011/2012/2014) and was launched in Calgary Canada in 2013, and Edmonton Canada in 2014. Every Woman Organization is a division of Sophie Serafino Entertainment Inc and was created & founded by internationally renowned entertainer performer Sophie Serafino.  The purpose of this non-profit event is to celebrate International Women’s Day, to bring the communities together, and to raise awareness and monies for local women’s charities.

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The Committee, Calgary Canada 2014/15:

* indicates EWF national board member

*Sophie Serafino – Founder & President of Every Woman Foundation Canada

*Kristen Hood- Chair, Calgary

*Justine Tyrell- Outreach Director

Maryse Daze- Events and Vice Chair

*Nancy Kujawinski (Celia Rose)- Music Director

*Zoe Klintburg

*Dionysius David

*Maria Plesa

Malika Rajani

Natasha Jiwani

Lynnette MacDonald

Steve Nagy

Sholley Powell

Ghada Al Altrash

June Round

Graham Stone

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