Women of Inspiration Proudly Announces Cardel Homes as Title Sponsor.

5th Annual Women of Inspiration Awards celebrating the achievements of women!

The Canadian Business Chicks are preparing for their 5th Annual Women of Inspiration Awards (WOI) Gala presented by Cardel Homes in Calgary on October 3, 2019 and at the inaugural WOI Gala in Toronto, October 9, 2019.

“By recognizing Women of Inspiration, you are honouring their accomplishments and acknowledging their tireless commitment to become a leader and a role model while paving the way for future generations to follow. The ripple effect of our awards is far-reaching to validate the daily hustle and the hard work that touches the lives of people of all ages and stages of life,” says Monica Kretschmer, Founder and CEO of Canadian Business Chicks.

Photography Jeff MacDonald

“We are thrilled to be expanding the WOI program to Toronto, and proud to have Cardel Homes as our National Title Sponsor. Together, we are encouraging all Canadians to celebrate women on a national scale,” added Kretschmer.

“Cardel Homes is thrilled to be associated as the Title Sponsor for Women of Inspiration. As an organization, we have many females in leadership roles who inspire, motivate and deliver. Cardel is also a supportHER at Algonquin College, where we provide financial assistance for women in trades.

We support Monica’s vision, dedication and passion in promoting and recognizing outstanding professional, community and everyday females of inspiration. Cardel Homes looks forward to building upon this valuable relationship.”

~ Greg Graham, COO Cardel Group of Companies


Women of Inspiration Awards has evolved from a single award to honour one woman, to a public empowerment event, featuring awards in 23 diverse categories including Youth Excellence, Indigenous Leadership, Innovative Leader, Diversity and Inclusiveness Awards, SupportHER™ as well as Power Partner to recognize the men who champion for women

“It’s so empowering to know that you are not in this alone, that you have the support of a national sisterhood of strong women who are making a difference. That’s what the Women of Inspiration Awards are all about,” says Karen Stewart, CEO Fairway Divorce Solutions, 2018 WOI Alumni

“Being nominated has given me the realization that what you do in your life in business really does have impact on the people around you,“ says Deb Milimaka Miles, 2019 WOI Nominee, Harvest One Cannabis Inc.

“Men championing and empowering the women not only in business and work but in their personal lives should seek as many avenues as possible to step up and take leadership.” Faisal Karmali, radio host, business analyst, Popowich Karmali Advisory Group

In our fifth year we are committed to continue to celebrate women. We are committed to evolving our company brand in alignment with our advocacy for gender equality. We are launching our new brand in conjunction with the WOI awards and the reveal will take place at the Women of Inspiration Gala.

“Our goal is to celebrate the accomplishments of women, build valuable connections, surpass our last year’s attendance with 24% men in the room who SupportHER and attract key stakeholders around the globe.” explains Kretschmer. We look forward to celebrating with you and your team!

Tickets for Toronto and Calgary are available from the Canadian Business Chicks website: www.canadianbusinesschicks.com/events | Watch 2018 Women of Inspiration Sizzle Reel:

Media Contact: Monica Kretschmer – Founder and CEO, Canadian Business Chicks

Email: monica@canadianbusinesschicks..com | Main: 403.606.8869 | Twitter: @cdnbizchicks