The WiDS Fall reception will host international senior military officers who are visiting Canada as part of the 2019 Halifax Peace with Women Fellowship. These accomplished, diverse, active duty women from NATO and NATO-partner countries are looking forward to networking with you and sharing their experiences.
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Fall Reception with Special Guests: 2019 Halifax Peace with Womens Fellows
Civilian: Business/Business Casual
Uniform: Dress of the day. Tunics are of course welcome, but not required.
Look forward to Creating Connections with these outstanding leaders:
- Colonel (MC) Dr. Lale Bartoschek, Chief of Branch Recruitment, Federal Ministry of Defence, German Armed Forces
- Air Commodore Elanor Boekholt-O’Sullivan, Commander, Cyber Defence Force, Netherlands Armed Forces
- Captain (RAN) Rachel Durbin, Director, Future Force Lifecycle Engineering, Navy Capability Division, Royal Australian Navy
- Brigadier General Lisa Ferris, Director Defence Legal Services, New Zealand Defence Forces
- Commodore Solveig Kre, Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff Operations Section, Defence Staff Norway, Norwegian Armed Forces
- Colonel Solène Le Floch, Human Resource Manager for Air Force Crews, 705th Airbase, French Air Force
- Colonel Debra Lovette, Commander, 81st Training Wing, United States Air Force
- Colonel Lysane Martel, Director, RCAF Professional Development, 2nd Canadian Air Division, Royal Canadian Air Force
- Colonel Tracy Onufer, Chief of Staff, Special Operations Command South, United States Air Force
- Lieutenant Colonel Joana Polekauskienė, Senior Instructor, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Lithuanian Armed Forces
- Captain Fiona Shepherd, Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, Logistics Operations and Plans, British Royal Navy