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 8th) we welcome students, staff and faculty to join us for a meal in the Lady Eaton College Pit from 12:00 until 2:00pm. Following the meal, there will be a keynote address given by Lady Eaton College alumni Aimée Ippersiel, the Director of Development & Communications at the Walrus (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 Peters Seeley Rogers?
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.
Aimée will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 event. Her keynote is titled Achieving Without Goals: How you can end up with more than you bargained for when your destination isn't carved in stone.
Aimée Ippersiel is the Director of Development and Strategic Communication at The Walrus - an organization that aims to create a better Canada by sparking conversations essential to Canadians.
Since completing a joint degree in cultural anthropology and museum curatorship at Trent University and Sir Sandford Fleming College, Aimee has worked in the cultural sector for nearly 20 years in museum program and exhibit development, communications, marketing, organizational management and now fundraising. Motivated to develop better business skills in the sector, Aimée completed an MBA in 2014, and now contributes to the school of business at Royal Roads University as associate faculty.