WIE(VR) - Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region)

“Networking across workplaces, engineering fields and universities.”

“Women & Money” - WIE(VR) Anniversary Speaker Night

- an event for engineering women of all levels in the profession: students, professionals, looking for work and foreign trained engineers!

Please join WIE(VR) in bringing in the New Year with a fantastic speaker night, featuring Tracy Theemes a financial advisor at RBC Dominion Securities, to celebrate our 1 year anniversary!

Tracy specializes in issues related to women and finances. In this time of economic uncertainty, come hear Tracy speak about the relationship women have with money and finances. As well, network with other women throughout the evening.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Networking after the workshop.

Date: Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Time: 6:30-9:30pm, Doors open at 6:30pm, workshop begins at 7pm

Place: YWCA, Welch room (map)

Cost: $8

Registration: click here

Tracy Theemes Bio

As one of the industry's most educated and active authorities on women and money issues, Tracy has devoted her financial advisory career to the education, empowerment and support of women investors and their families.

Prior to joining RBC Dominion Securities in Vancouver, BC Canada, Tracy was a financial advisor for Smith Barney in their Olympia, WA office. She specializes in addressing the needs of women investors and has delivered hundreds of educational seminars ranging from social responsible investing to behavioural finance to financial planning for women.

Tracy's educational background includes a Masters degree in counselling psychology and her ongoing research interest is in the area of the psychology of money. Tracy has earned her CFP (Certified Financial Planner), FMA (Financial Management Advisor) and is insurance licensed. Before becoming a financial advisor Tracy owned a specialty children's furnishing company and spent 10 years in the play equipment industry in marketing, research and development and management.

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WIE(VR). Last updated March 22nd, 2009.