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GREATER SUDBURY, March 01, 2021 – The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce will host
Vandana Juneja, Executive Director of Catalyst Canada, for a virtual International Women’s Day
celebration, on Monday, March 8, from 8:30 – 9:30 am. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge
and the event is presented by Cambrian College.

WHEN: Monday, March 8, 2021, 8:30 – 9:30 am
WHERE: Online – via Zoom
WHO: Vandana Juneja, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada
International Women’s Day 2021 presented by Cambrian College

The ticket price includes:
• exclusive access to live streaming of the event;
• a $20 voucher to your choice of any one out of ten participating women-led chamber
member businesses (complete voucher value will go to the participating business);
• a chance to win a $100 door prize donated by All About Massage;
• with four or more registrations from your place of business, a chance to win a $500 office
wellness package from Connected Living Yoga Studio.

Participating Women-led Businesses:
Adoro Olive Oils and Vinegars
All About Massage & Laser Services Inc.
Expressions Professional Tooth Whitening & Dental Hygiene Clinic
La Fromagerie
Laughing Buddha
Petryna Advertising Inc.
Round Two Fitness
The Social Soulpreneur
Tutor Doctor
Wander Food & Wine

Media members wishing to attend the event should contact the chamber for their virtual
access link.

The chamber gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors for making the event

Presenting Sponsor:

Cambrian College

Gold Sponsors:

Stringray Hot 93.5
Stingray Rewind 103.9

Silver Sponsors:

Canadian Tire – New Sudbury
Regional Business Centre

Bronze Sponsor:

3RDLINE Studio Inc
Agilis Networks
Baker Tilly SNT
Connected Living
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment


Ivey Group | Groupe IVEY
TESC Contracting Company Ltd.
The Social Soulpreneur

About Vandana Juneja:
Vandana Juneja is Executive Director of Catalyst Canada, where she leads the growth of Catalyst’s
operations in Canada, working closely with supporters, corporate partners, professional
organizations, CEOs, and senior leaders to accelerate progress for women through workplace

A sought-after speaker on diversity, equity, and inclusion, Vandana is a trusted business leader who
has guided DEI strategies around the globe, including in Canada, the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and
Latin America. She joined Catalyst in 2013, working closely with Catalyst’s supporter communities in
progressive roles, and advancing to VP, Global Growth Markets in 2017.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Vandana practiced immigration law, working with clients across a broad
range of industries. She went on to work in the Diversity and Inclusion groups of two leading
Canadian banks, where she focused on gender initiatives and advising Employee Resource Groups.
Vandana holds a BComm. from McMaster University, an MBA from the University of Windsor, and
an LLB from the University of Ottawa. You can follow her on Twitter @ms_juneja.


For more information, please contact:
Syed Raza
Policy & Communications Manager
Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce
705-673-7133 ext. 221
705-677-5735 (cell)

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce represents 750 businesses employing in excess of 35,000 employees and
works as the voice of the business community to influence municipal, provincial and federal legislation affecting the
business community