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AIP Asset Management supports gender parity with #EMPOWERHER2018: Press for Progress with Senator Mobina Jaffer

Feb 08, 2018

Join AIP Asset Management in celebrating the social, political and cultural achievements of women at this International Women’s Day charity event benefitting UNICEF Canada


BURNABY, February 8, 2018 – AIP Asset Management is proud to mark the 107th International Women’s Day with #EMPOWERHER2018, a charitable event supporting UNICEF Canada. Keynote speaker will be Senator Mobina S.B. Jaffer, followed by an award ceremony and panel discussion.  #EMPOWERHER2018 will take place at Executive Inn Hotel Metro in Burnaby, BC on March 8, 2018 from 6 – 9 p.m. inside The Grand Ballroom.

During Senator Mobina Jaffer’s keynote, she will highlight the importance of empowerment in women and young girls, drawing upon her previous experiences volunteering in the third world.  An awards ceremony will take place to honour two accomplished women working in male-dominated industries:  Politics and Finance.

Following the awards ceremony, a panel discussion will take place with the overall theme of EMPOWERMENT. Subtopics include: the gender wage gap, barriers to success and the #MeToo movement.  It will be an evening of hors d’oeurves, door prizes and meaningful discussion.

Panelists include:

Suzette Amaya – Promoter of Indigenous Talents, Motivational Speaker, Big Brother 1

Kyla Jamieson – Former International Model, Award-winning poet, MFA candidate

Kaley Wilson – Venture Capitalist, PHD, Woman in STEM

Mobina Jaffer – BC Senator, Philanthropist, Lawyer

Skylah Wayrynen – Holistic Health Advocate


About AIP Asset Management

AIP is a Toronto-based asset management company, managing hedge and mutual funds and discretionary separately managed accounts.  In 2017, AIP was awarded by the United Nations in Toronto for supporting the sustainable development goals of the UN.  Its core focus is to help clients, be they institutions, family offices or retail investors achieve their investment goals through socially responsible methods. For more information, visit


Stephanie Chong, Media Relations                                                                       

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