The Association of Québec Women in Finance Celebrated the 8th Edition of the Talentueuses Award Ceremony

The Association of Québec Women in Finance Celebrated the 8th Edition of the 
Talentueuses Award Ceremony 
MONTREAL, April 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Association of Québec Women in 
Finance (AQWF) honoured talented and exceptional professional women last 
night, as well as students, all of which excel in the finance world. Ms.Dana 
Ades-Landy, Chairperson of the Board of the AQWF, presided this event of 
nearly 600guests. 
Since its founding in 2002, this association of talented, enterprising women 
has played a key role in Québec's economic development. The Talentueuses 
Award Ceremony highlights the achievements of professional women within the 
finance sector through awards in several categories. 
"Through its Talentueuses Award Ceremony, the Association of Québec Women in 
Finance created an ideal venue to showcase its commitment and evolution," said 
Ms. Dana Ades-Landy, Chairperson of the AQWF. "This 8(th) edition featured the 
creation of two new award categories, namely the "Grand mentor" and "Étoile 
montante" awards, which reward the women who encourage the evolution of our 
members and excellence among the next generation, respectively. We also 
unveiled our new Mentorship Program. This program developed and stewarded by 
the John Molson Women in Business Club, will be offered as of September 2013." 
Furthermore, in recognition of the role played by AQWF founder Andrée 
Corriveau, it was announced that the "Inspiration" Award will henceforth be 
known as the "Inspiration - Andrée Corriveau" Award. 
Winners of the 8(th) edition of the Talentueuses Award Ceremony 
"Inspiration - Andrée Corriveau" Award (presented by the Board of Directors 
of the AQWF): Ms. Guylaine Leclerc, Managing Partner, Accuracy 
"Leadership" Award: Ms. Maarika Paul, Executive Vice-President and Chief 
Financial Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec 
"Grand mentor" Award: Ms. Madeleine Chenette, Partner and Head National 
Strategy Advisory Services, KPMG s.r.l./s.e.n.c.r.l.-SECOR 
"Étoile montante" Award: Ms. Nancy Paquet, President, Direct Brokerage, 
National Bank of Canada 
"Relève RBC" Award: Ms. Arielle Desforges, HEC Montréal 
"Relève Desjardins" Award:
Ms. Andréanne Dubé, Université Laval 
"Relève Desjardins" Award: Ms. Claude Côté, Université Laval 
Grant Collège des administrateurs de sociétés
Ms. Françoise Lyon, Senior Vice-President, Pembroke Private Wealth Management 
Ltd 
Sponsors
The Association of Québec Women in Finance would like to thank the following 
sponsors: 
Senior Partners: Desjardins, PricewaterhouseCoopers, RBC
President's Circle: National Bank, Scotia Bank, Caisse de dépôt et placement 
du Québec, Desjardins, RBC
Platinum: Aon, National Bank, Sun Life Financial, Heenan Blaikie
Gold: CPA (Comptables professionnels agrées du Québec), TD Bank Financial 
Group 
About the Association
Founded in May 2002, the Association of Québec Women in Finance is comprised 
of nearly 400 Québec women in finance. It organizes several networking, 
professional development and international business activities each year and 
provides its members with privileged access to a major worldwide network of 
women in finance, including the New York market. 
The Association of Québec Women in Finance's mission is to contribute to the 
national and international outreach of its members by promoting their skills 
and fostering the development of business relationships throughout Canada and 
abroad, by nominating women to senior management positions and boards of 
administrators. 
Photos available upon request. 
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