Seeley Women in Leadership Luncheon
The Seeley Women in Leadership Luncheon is an acknowledgment and celebration of the female leadership within Lady Eaton College and Trent community. The college's founding Principal, Marjory Peters Seeley Rogers is a inspiration to the students who walk our halls. Her dedicated leadership had made the colleges the thriving community that it is today.
On International Women's Day (March 8) we welcome students, staff and faculty to join us for a meal in our Senior Common Room from 12:00 until 1:30pm. Following the meal, there will be a keynote address given by Lady Eaton College alumni and Leadership Coach Janet MacPhee (see below). All Trent community members who value the contributions of female leadership are welcome and encouraged to attend.
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Who is Marjory Seeley?
Marjory Peters Seeley Rogers was founding Principal of Lady Eaton College (1968-1976). She was born in Manitoba in 1921.
Marjory was educated at St. John's College (B.A. 1942), the University of Manitoba (Dip. in Social Work, 1944) and the University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration (1948). While at St. John's College, she was a member of the championship ladies hockey teams. She also worked and taught in Social Work. She received her Doctor of Canon Law from St. John's in 1974 and an Honorary Degree from Trinity College in 1989.
Marjory (Peters) Seeley Rogers died October 7,1998 in Toronto at age 77.
Who is Janet MacPhee?
Janet MacPhee is an experienced coach and consultant who helps both individuals and organizations optimize their performance. She also brings a depth of facilitation expertise to her work. Janet has over 20 years of corporate organizational development experience, including a focus on talent management, team development, and employee engagement. She has worked with a diverse range of industry sectors, including manufacturing, service, various government organizations, pharmaceutical and retail.
In 2002, Janet founded her own consulting firm to provide coaching and organizational development services to individuals and corporate clients. She partners with leaders in a variety of positions to help them gain clarity and increased focus in their work, while strengthening their leadership capabilities. Clients speak of her ability to help them raise awareness, identify options and make informed choices. Janet’s strong attention to detail and follow-up capability help her clients stay focused and true to their goals.
Community work is important to Janet. As Vice Chair with the Caledon Parent-Child/Ontario Early Years Centre and volunteer coach with Up with Women (a program to help previously homeless women identify career next steps); she continues to learn and grow through these experiences. Additionally, Janet is currently a volunteer with COPE Service Dogs. Janet holds Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Education from Trent and Queen’s University, is an accredited Professional Coach through Adler International Learning and facilitator of the award-winning Adler workplace coaching program – Positive Change: Leader as Coach. Her passion is to connect with her clients through enthusiasm and genuineness to help them develop to their fullest potential.