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Toronto: Women and Leadership - Because it's 2016!

Date & time

Thursday, May 12, 2016
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.


This event is free


One King West Hotel
1 King St. W., Toronto

Thursday, May 12, 2016

  • 6 p.m.–8 p.m.
  • One King West Hotel, 1 King St. W., Toronto

Concordia alumnae who have broken through the glass ceilling talked about opportunity and leadership in the workplace.


Pina Starnino
Pina Starnino, BA 85
Vice President of Operations, FedEx Express Canada

Pina is the first female vice president of operations at FedEx Express Canada. Under her leadership, FedEx Express Canada has implemented a transformational operations excellence strategy to drive superior service and customer satisfaction within field operations, dispatch, customer service and air, ground, ramp and freight organizations of her division.

Antoinette Bozac
Antoinette Bozac, BA 78
Corporate Services Executive

Antoinette Bozac is a respected corporate services executive with more than 20 years of experience in leading cross-jurisdictional and multi-functional teams and in implementing organizational and operational transitions at publicly-traded, privately-held, equity-funded and crown corporations. Her expertise is in real estate development, commercial contract negotiations, financing deals, human resources planning, regulatory compliance, government relations, risk management, insurance administration, product marketing, intellectual property and supply chain procurement.

Gina Cody
Gina Cody, MEng 81, PhD 89
Executive Chair, CCI Group Inc.

Gina Cody is the first woman to be awarded a PhD in building engineering at Concordia. In 2010, she was named one of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by Profitmagazine.

Firmly committed to improving construction quality and disseminating information relevant to Building Science concerns, Gina is active on a number of technical committees. She is also member of a number of PEO Task Forces preparing guidelines for Professional Engineers.


Antoinette Tummillo
Antoinette Tummillo, BComm 79
Executive Vice President, Real Estate Management Services, Colliers International

Antoinette oversees the property management business in Canada and partners with other service lines to deliver an integrated real estate service solution to its clients. Antoinette has broad-based experience leading real estate teams at several major private/public corporations, including several notable Fortune 500 companies.


Linda Crawford,
Linda Crawford, GrDipl 93
Senior Producer, CBC News Network

Linda Crawford has been at CBC Television for 17 years, writing and producing everything from hourly newscasts on Newsworld International to The National and Power & Politics. She began her journalism career in 1992 in Manitoba where she was a reporter first at CKX-Television in Brandon, and then at MTN in Winnipeg.

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