A network of professional business women in the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors

About Independent Women In Leadership

The aim of Independent Women In Leadership Burlington is to create a network of professional business women in both the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors. Our mandate is to bring value to our members by helping each other connect, share experiences, support one another in business and to grow and educate, so we build a better community for all.

Each month you can expect alternating

❖ Themed evening networking events that are fun and educational

❖ Breakfast workshops for more in-depth learning

Independent Women In Leadership events are located in Burlington, Ontario serving Halton region and the surrounding cities in the GTA. Our monthly events are held at the Waterfront Hotel, Lakeshore Road, Burlington.

We hope you will join us on this leadership journey and start increasing your professional NETWORK so you can increase your NET WORTH.  Connect with us if you have any questions.

Please note our events will be going online through Zoom video conferencing until we are able to resume live events. We will be monitoring the official Halton Co-Vid19 notices before holding live events.

Independent Women In Leadership are proud supporters of

Independent Women In Leadership


BMO Presenting Sponsor

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Virtual video conference via Zoom


Marianne D’Alessandro

Afternoon Workshop & Networking

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

APP-Y Teasers

There’s an app for everything.

Marianne will show you the most popular and mainly free apps.

Level up your productivity by exploring these apps with Marianne.  She is an expert at managing time and productivity.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Virtual video conference via Zoom


A panel of fabulous women entrepreneurs

Afternoon Virtual Workshop & Networking

3:00 PM – 4:30  PM

Making Big Decisions in Business & Career

Our panel of women entrepreneurs will discuss how they have made big decisions in their businesses and career.

Learn how they have taken steps to pivot during the pandemic, and where they are headed in the future, now that the business landscape has changed.

On our panel are:

Linda Barnett – The Travelling Tearoom

Oraine DeRosa – Blackmore Levy Group

Joan Hing King – eXp Realty

Kristina Shea – K-Vision Marketing and Communications

Moderator:  Joanna Blackmore – Chair Independent Women in Leadership – President, Blackmore Levy Group




A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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