For Immediate Release
Shannon Skinner’s Extraordinary Women TV partners with 85 Broads-Toronto
Women & Philanthropy fundraising event, in partnership with Plan Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2012 – Shannon Skinner’s Extraordinary Women TV is pleased to announce it is the media sponsor of Women & Philanthropy, a fundraising event hosted by 85 Broads – Toronto Chapter and in partnership with Plan Canada. It is taking place Nov. 13, 2012 in Toronto and proceeds will go to two girls the chapter sponsors through Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl initiative.
The event features guest speaker, Rosemary McCarney, president and CEO, Plan Canada, a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries, who will speak about her journey to success, and the evolving relationship between women and philanthropy.
“Both organizations are doing amazing things for the community, for women and girls,” says Shannon Skinner, creator and host, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner. “I hope this event will inspire more women to get involved in philanthropy.”
The event will be held at La Marquette Restaurant (111 King St. E.) from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., in Toronto.
For more information about ticket sales and event details, visit: 85 Broads-Toronto Chapter.
Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner is a first-of-its-kind web TV talk show that is an inspirational, informative and relevant online resource for women everywhere who want to follow their hearts and dreams. More than 160 one-on-one interviews with successful women from all walks of life — Canadian and international — have been conducted and archived since its inception in Sept. 2010.
85 Broads is a global network of over 30,000 women who are inspired, empowered and connected. The network originated with a group of trailblazing women who worked for Goldman Sachs at 85 Broads Street in New York and now includes members in more than 90 countries, including Canada.
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Creator/Host, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner