CFUW-Ottawa Speakers Series & General Meetings

2017 – 2018

  Riverside United/Church of the Resurrection Anglican, 3191 Riverside Drive

All members of the community are welcome. There is no charge.

Club Business Meeting Follows


7:30 pm October 2        Ms. GENEVIEVE CIMON, Director, Music Education and Community       Engagement, National Arts Centre.

Topic: Artists and their Role in Shaping Canada's Next 150 Years.

7:30 pm November 6      BRIGADIER GENERAL MARIE-HELENE LISE BOURGON,  M.S.C., C.D., was awarded a Meritorious Vice Decoration (Military division) for her service as Commander of Joint Task Force-Iraq, for her outstanding leadership. NEW MEMBER RECEPTION to follow.

Topic: TBA


1:00 pm January 8          MS. MICHELLE VALBERG, is a renowned explorer, adventurer and wildlife photographer who has been telling stories with her camera for more than 30 years.

Topic: Creativity in Motion

1:00 pm February 5         CATHERINE HARWOOD Development Manager for Eastern Ontario,  Canadian Arthritis Society.

Topic: Arthritis: Dispelling the Myths

7:30 pm March 5               Scholarship Trust Evening

Presentation of Scholarship Winners

7:30 pm April 2                 Dr. REBECCA BROMWICH, Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B., B.A. (Hon),    Director, GDCR Program, Carleton University Department of Law and    Legal Studies

Topic: Suggestions for Addressing Delays in the Criminal Justice System. Look Upstream to Child Welfare Law.

Upcoming events

    • 02 Apr 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • Riverside United/Church of the Resurrection Anglican, 3191 Riverside Drive

    Speakers Series and General Meeting on April 2, 2018.


    Rebecca Bromwich, Ph.D, LL.M, LL.B, B.A. Director, Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution, Carleton University

    WHAT HER STUDENTS SAY:                                        

    AWESOME -- Amazing professor!  One of the most influential, caring and passionate professors.  She truly cares about her students’ success.

    AWESOME -- It is great that she is a practicing lawyer and prof.  She legitimately knows her stuff.

    AWESOME -- Rebecca is by far one of the best profs I’ve ever had at Carleton.  She makes the lectures interesting by incorporating relevant news and cases.

    AWESOME -- Dr. Bromwich is AMAZING.  I would highly, highly recommend you take a course with her whether you’re a student in law or taking it as an elective.  She is funny and super interesting.


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