Thu, Mar 09|
Casa Mexico at cSpace
The Power of Women
Join Casa Mexico to celebrate the power of women with a conversation with keynote speaker Paula Calderon, President and CEO, Calgary Immigrant Women Association.
Time & Location
Mar 09, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Casa Mexico at cSpace, 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 1P5, Canada - 4th Floor Treehosue
About the event
Join Casa Mexico to celebrate the power of women with a conversation with keynote speaker Paula Calderon, President and CEO, Calgary Immigrant Women Association. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn and be inspired by Paula’s keynote presentation followed a special performance dedicated to those strong creative and entrepreneur women by Mera Reyes accompanied by Max Applet.
Light refreshments provided by Aroma Cafe Bar.
About Paula Calderon
Originally from Colombia, Paula came to Canada with her husband and eldest daughter in 2001. Over the last 20 years, she has focused on leading workforce development projects that support the economic integration of newcomers to Canada and has had a progressive career within the immigrant-serving sector.
She is the CEO of the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association. In the past, she pioneered English as a Second Language programs, worked on paid internship programs and oversaw various employment services and bridging programs supporting internationally trained professionals. She is also the former President of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Colombian Professional Association, a volunteer-run Professional Immigrant Network that supports the integration and professional development of Latin-American professionals in the Canadian labour market.
Paula has also focused her career on identifying business improvement opportunities through the enhancement of productivity and performance of a company’s biggest asset, its PEOPLE. Paula specializes in the use of Psychometric assessments for organizational and professional development and has developed and delivered a suite of training programs that support companies and individuals through all stages of the employee lifecycle. In 2018, Paula completed the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities program and became an Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Fellow.