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Tickets are now sold out! Thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets, we are excited to see you all on Friday!





Suzanne West, is a Calgary based engineer and entrepreneur who has successfully built 5 companies in the past 15 years. She created Black Shire Energy from scratch 3 years ago and sold it to Twin Butte Energy for $358 million dollars last year. Currently, Ms. West is owner and CEO of Imaginea Energy.


Ms. West will be speaking about leadership, innovation and the advancement of women in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics.

UA-WiSE presents its first annual Black Tie Affair on January 16th, 2015 at 5:30pm in Dinwoodie Lounge!

Our event feature keynote speaker Suzanne West, live entertainment by popular YouTube cellist Nicholas Yee and Shawn Gan, photo booth, buffet dinner and much more

View our Menu catered by L'Express Catering!

Dietary restrictions may be accommodated given 1 weeks notice.

Event Details:


Venue: Dinwoodie Lounge (2nd floor of SUB, University of Alberta)

Date: Friday, January 16th 2015
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30 pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)


Keynote Speaker: Suzanne West
Supporting Speakers: Sanny Chan (Shell Canada), Dr. Denise Hemmings (Chair of WISEST), Nora Nahornick (Chair of UA-WiSE), Rahel Zewude (Chair of UA-WiSE).


Entertainment: Mojo photo booth, live music by Nicholas Yee and Shawn Gan.


Menu: L'Express Catering, Cash Bar Available

Dress Code: Cocktail

This event is made possible by Shell Canada and its generous donation to bridge the gap between women and men in underrepresented fields of science, engineering, mathematics and technology.

Created by Nora Nahornick

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