Arlene Dickinson speaks at Carleton's SOAR Student Leadership Conference

Carleton to Hold Annual SOAR Student Leadership Conference with Guest Arlene Dickinson

Carleton University will be holding its annual SOAR Student Leadership Conference with special guest and keynote speaker, Arlene Dickinson. The conference’s workshops and presentations will be focused on inspiring students to reach their leadership potential.

When: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Carleton University, Ottawa
Info: To register, please visit the webpage.
Schedule: Click here to view a full schedule.

Carleton University’s annual SOAR Student Leadership Conference provides opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills. This year’s conference will feature interactive workshops and presentations focused on engaging students with innovative leadership theories, strengthening their personal leadership philosophies and hearing the experiences of inspirational speakers.

The conference will allow students to challenge themselves in new ways and grow as student leaders.

About Arlene Dickinson

Arlene Dickinson is one of Canada’s most renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneurs. She is the CEO of both Venture Communications and Dickinson is best known as one of the venture capitalists on the award-winning CBC series Dragons’ Den, The Big Decision and the marketing expert on Recipe to Riches. She is also the author of two best-selling books.

Her success and leadership have been recognized with multiple honours and awards, including Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100, the Pinnacle Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence, as well as PROFIT and Chatelaine’s TOP 100 Women Business Owners. Dickinson is the proud recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Dickinson is also a generous philanthropist and supporter of many important causes.

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