Time & Location
May 12, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT
About the Event
Join the NEW Saskatchewan chapter of Women in Leadership for 45 minutes on Thursday May 12 at 12:00pm.
Be invigorated when you listen to a panel discussion of influential Saskatchewan women, followed by an opportunity to build your network.
"The Saskatchewan chapter of Women in Leadership is new to our province, and we are so excited to be here. As one of our premiere events, we are bringing you a line-up of inspiring women from our beautiful province. Hear about the challenges and attributes that Regina Mayor Sandra Masters, Young Entrepreneur Destinee Peter, and Saskatchewan Health Authority's Executive Director of Strategy and Innovation Michelle Schmalenberg, have navigated on their leadership journey.
Following our panel presentation, we’ll break into intimate groups. In this, you’ll get to know a little bit about each other while building and fortifying your network of existing and aspiring women leaders."
Speaker Bio: Sandra Masters, Mayor of Regina, City of Regina
"Sandra Masters was sworn in as Regina’s 35th Mayor on November 23, 2020. She made Regina’s history by becoming the first woman elected and defeating a two-time incumbent Mayor during a global pandemic.
Proudly Saskatchewan, Mayor Masters has called Regina home for more than 22 years. She understands the potential Regina has and envisions a Regina that is vibrant, competitive, inclusive, sustainable and safe. Her personal mantra “Show up, Work Hard” has proven itself time and again.
Encouraged by the spirit of Regina residents, Mayor Masters is focused on efficient and effective city operations, fostering an environment for economic growth, supporting a safe community, and creating fair opportunities.
Mayor Masters is passionately and energetically optimistic about Regina’s future and the outstanding people who choose to call Regina home."
Destinee Peter, Owner, Tangles Hair & Beauty Salon
"Destinee Peter has been the sole owner and operator of Tangles Hair & Beauty Salon since 2013 at the young age of 22. She has expanded her salon and team exponentially and rebranded in the 8 years of owning Tangles Salon. She now has a team of 6 employees offering a variety of different services such as haircuts and colours, eyelash extensions, laser services and microneedling. Tangles Salon remodeled to be more modern and to bring in aspects of Indigenous culture. Destinee works hard and knows how important it is for her to be a positive role model for Indigenous youth and women.
Destinee works hard and knows how important it is for her to be a positive role model for Indigenous youth and women. In recognition of her success, Destinee was a finalist for Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan's Indigenous Entrepreneur Award and won an Up and Coming Award at the inaugural Indigenous Entrepreneurship Awards in 2021."
Michelle Schmalenberg, Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation, Saskatchewan Health Authority
"As Executive Director of Strategy and Innovation, Michelle oversees strategic planning, performance measurement, large scale change, and innovation for Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). She works with leaders in all parts of the organization and the broader provincial health system to identify and meet the challenges of delivering high-quality care across the province. For the past 2 years, her portfolio has pivoted to support the organization in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. She has served as the Planning Chief in the SHA’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for the past year.
Her experience leading health policy development, her time on the Transition Team responsible for bringing the 12 former health regions into a single organization, and her role in the EOC have afforded her a system level perspective of the issues and challenges facing the health system as well as a strong understanding of the context in which successful transformational change must occur. As part of the SHA’s leadership team, Michelle brings a collaborative leadership style, a strategic focus and an ability to see the big picture."