HALIFAX 2020  
7-8 March

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, Canada

About the Conference

International Women’s Day

Theme: Celebrating Global Impact of Women in Business and Leadership

Network for the Empowerment of Women Halifax  celebrates the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women with a unique 2-Day event marking International Women’s Day 2020.

The 2-Day effective workshop series and powerful conference will feature an fantastic line up of inspiring speakers, motivating facilitators, and an amazing opportunity to exhibit your business, build cross-cultural and business relationships.  The conference will also provide an opportunity for attendees to learn from leading experts on how to make a meaningful impact, and build strategic partnerships in business and leadership. Read more


Precious L. Williams
Author, Speaker, Coach, and CEO, Perfect Pitches by Precious, LLC.

Have you ever met a full-figured diva who has taken the business world by storm and won BIG?  Well, now you have!  Precious L. Williams, also affectionately known as the #KillerPitchMaster, can help you #slayallcompetition with her “killer” elevator pitches, media pitches, and investor pitches. Read more

Karen Dean
Women's Resiliency Coach, Speaker and Author.

Karen Dean leads a movement of women who are redefining resilience. She leads by example, having found success repeatedly as a serial entrepreneur and now as founder of the Define the Next Chapter coaching program. Read more


Natalee Johnson
Author, Educator, Advocate for Children and Women.

Natalee Johnson is a mother, author, educator, community change agent and advocate for women and children. She is the founder of Passion 4 Dreams Inc. She is a trailblazer and passionate about the community… Read more


Kayla Geitzler
Author, Creative Writer, Consultant,
Technical Editor.

KAYLA is from Moncton, New Brunswick and proudly represents her city as the first Anglophone Poet Laureate. She holds an MA in English Creative Writing and a Diploma from the University of New Brunswick. In June 2019, she opened her own writing consultation business to pursue her passion on a full-time basis. Read more

Lisa Dennis
Rehabilitation Specialist, Teacher,
Doctoral Candidate
With 20 years experience as a rehabilitation specialist matched with her personal struggles with her own brain-based disorders, she is driven to find interventions to help heal brains. She has worked with a diverse clientele in four provinces offering culturally competent and holistic services to people of all walks of life. Read more
Emo Ikede
Author, Coach and Founder,
EjiTech Group.
Emo Ikede is an author, serial entrepreneur, coach and founder. He helps businesses effectively manage their finances, increase productivity and achieve their goals through coaching, workshops, seminars, online courses, publications and personal experience. Read more
Mounfiq Raiyan Abu
Coach, Speaker and Facilitator.

Mounfiq is a successful entrepreneur. She and her husband have built a hugely successful seafood exporting company based in Nigeria and now have offices in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her story is one of trials and tribulations, she now wants to share these profound lessons she’s learned to assist other women… Read more

Financial, Insurance and Mortgage
Trudi Schuurhof-Simon; Samantha Watson-Crooks, Avril Jean-Jacques and Doncik Abad, have all made Canada their home within the past 10 years. Amongst themselves, they studied for over 40 years, gaining professional designations and scholarships… Read more


Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

1919 Upper Water Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3J5



Empowered women empower women.
#IWD2020 #RiseandLead #EachforEqual
Ifeoma Esonwune
Network for the Empowerment of Women