Please join us January 11th, 2018 for Medicine Hat Women Talk



Medicine Hat events are held on the 2nd Thursday of every month.



Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM MST
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Ricky’s All Day Grill 
910 Redcliff Drive SW
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 5C4

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WOMEN TALK is an evening gathering where women present and share their inspiring stories, thoughts, ideas and experiences. You’ll laugh, you’ll learn and you’ll be entertained by amazing WOMEN TALKers! The evening will be fast-paced with each presenter speaking for 15-20 minutes, TED TALK style.  We are ordinary women, sharing extraordinary stories! Everyone's uniqueness is celebrated. It is a beautiful harmonious place where you can feel the unconditional love of the Divine Feminine. 

Women Talk is a growing phenomenon that is expanding across Canada! 

Our Women Talk Monthly Events consist of:

  •  2 TALKers; each sharing a 15-20 minute TALK.
  • TALK of the month with our founder
  • Inspiritional TALK from a Board MemberInspiritional
  • TALK from our sponsor
  • Followed by “girl time”
  • Food and drinks can be purchased from the menu
  • Your evening is woven together with a splash of humour, and inspiration thanks to our MC, Colette Smithers.

 Tickets are $20 (when purchased online), or $25 at the door. Bring a friend or two for a memorable girl’s night out!  Together we are building a community of strong women who support each other - and we're thrilled for you to be part of it!

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“By Sharing Their Stories, Women Make Their Communities Stronger”

 Brigitte Lessard
Founder, CEO

Our TALKers

Celina Symmonds
~ Why Foodbanks Don't Work

Celina Symmonds is the current co – executive Director of the Medicine Hat and District food Bank, She served one term as a city councilor for the city of Medicine Hat and she now sits as a school board Trustee for the city of Medicine Hat.  Celina has worked extensively with the plan to end homelessness and has been involved both as a front line worker and a consultant for the program.   

Celina’s resume also includes being the executive Director of the Santa Claus fund and working to create many programs with in Medicine Hat including the Parent Link Centers, and the winter response community homeless shelter known as the Winters Inn.  Celina has a strong passion to create new and innovative solutions to address the core indicators of poverty to better meet the needs of those we are blessed to serve.  


Denise Henning

~ Walking In Two Worlds

Denise K. Henning, PhD is the President and CEO of Medicine Hat College (MHC). Dr. Henning holds degrees in Urban Studies and Public Administration with an emphasis on qualitative research from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and a Doctoral Degree from New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Educational Administration, Higher Education. She is an experienced and successful post-secondary executive and has held several important positions in post-secondary in both Canada and the USA.

Dr. Henning has earned a reputation for cultivating and sustaining positive relationships, building collaborative teams and energizing people in ways that foster their innovative spirit. As a Cherokee/Choctaw originating from Creek County in Oklahoma, Dr. Henning possesses a deep passion for equity and inclusion in higher education. She has acquired a critical awareness of the determinants that impact the educational performance of First Nations students and other underrepresented groups. She is focused on the unique qualities and values of rural and remote post-secondary education. 



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Your Medicine Hat Directors

             Colette Smithers Round

                                  Brigitte Lessard-Deyell              Colette Smithers