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YCIF WI Mtl - Lunch Series with leading women from CIBC Wood Gundy and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

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Date: Tuesday, May, 31st 2016
Time: 12:00pm to 01:30pm
Location: Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2600, Montreal
Price: Free for YCIF Members
25$CAD for non-Members
Keynote speaker: Helen Beck, Senior Vice-President, Canadian Equities and Indexed Management, Equity Markets, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec & Monique Gravel, Head of CIBC Wood Gundy
Maximum attendees: 25
Chapter: Montreal
Committee: Women Initiative - Montreal

** Event for Women Only **

The Women's Initiative committee of Young Canadians in Finance Montreal is pleased to cordially invite you to a lunch with Monique Gravel, Head of CIBC Wood Gundy and Helen Beck, Senior Vice-President, Canadian Equities & Indexed Management from la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. We will get the chance to listen and ask questions about their career paths and they will share their perspectives on women in financial markets.

The presentation will take place at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg on the 26th floor located at 1501 McGill College Avenue. A lunch will be served. Offered primarily to the YCIF members, this event has a limited number of spaces and is open only to women members. Women non-members may attend the event subject to a $25 cost.

Please register online on the Young Canadians in Finance Website (www.ycif.org)

About our speakers:

Helen Beck is Senior Vice-President, Canadian Equities and Indexed Management, Equity Markets, at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Helen has over 20 years of experience as an analyst and portfolio manager in the Canadian stock market. Helen began her career at the Montreal Exchange and spent 15 years with CN Investment Division where she managed a Canadian equity portfolio as well as a North-American portfolio and was a member of the Division`s executive committee. Prior to joining the Caisse in April 2014, Helen was Head of Canadian Equities and a Partner at Jarislowsky Fraser, where she served on their Investment Strategy Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance from Concordia University and is a CFA charterholder.

Monique Gravel, Head of CIBC Wood Gundy

Monique Gravel is Head of CIBC Wood Gundy since 2009. She started her career at Wood Gundy in 1978 as an investment advisor and worked her way up the ranks by proving she can be a top producer in the organization. For the last 20 years she has served as a board member in various organizations including CIBC, the Accounting Standards Oversight Council of Canada, and the CFA Institute. Currently, Monique is a member of the CIBC Operating Committee, the Global Risk Committee and the CIBC World Markets board of directors. She is also active in several professional and charitable organizations. Monique holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and International Relations from McGill University. She also has the CFA designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.