Institute for Women in Leadership


Take the Lead

Take the Lead – Public Speaking Contest

Saturday 30 November2013, Brescia University College

Five Minutes.
Four Rooms.
Three Prizes.
Two Rounds.
One Scholarship.

Choose to lead on November 30, and you could secure a fall/winter academic scholarship to Canada’s only women’s university.

Choose to be empowered by speaking about inspiring female leaders alongside grade 11 and 12 women from across Ontario.

Choose to be bold and compete in Take the Lead, hosted by the Institute for Women in Leadership (iWIL) at Brescia Unviersity College.

Speaking Topics

Registered participants research and prepare a five minute speech about women who inspire leadership.

Participants can choose to speak about past or present women who have inspired leadership on a large or small scale – from family member to celebrity. The possibilities are endless!

The Prizes

First Place A full one year fall/winter scholarship to Brescia University College

Second Place – A cheque for $250

Third Place – A cheque for $100

Each contestant will also receive a certificate of participation and a gift. Participation in Take the Lead will be added to your co-curricular transcript should you choose to enroll at Brescia for your studies.

To learn more and sign up, click HERE!