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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Ivanka Trump hosts White House roundtable meeting with female entrepreneurs

Billed as a gathering to discuss workplace issues affecting women, Pres. Trump and Canadian Pres. Trudeau met yesterday with members of the newly formed United States Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs. The meeting was hosted by Trump's daughter, Ivanka.

Noticeably absent were women of color.

Those invited include:
General Electric Canada CEO Elyse Allan
General Motors CEO Mary Barra
TransAlta Corp. CEO Dawn Farrell
Linamar Corp. CEO Linda Hasenfratz,
T&T Supermarket Inc. CEO Tina Lee
Schnitzer Steel Industries CEO Tamara Lundgren.
GE Vice Chair Beth Comstock
North America for Accenture CEO Julie Sweet

Catalyst CEO Deborah Gillis
NRStor CEO Annette Verschuren

Investissement Qu├ębec Chair of the Board of Directors Monique Leroux
General Motors Board of Directors Member Carol Stephenson
Katie Telford, Trudeau’s chief of staff, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Dina Powell, assistant to the president and senior counselor for economic initiatives, also sat in on the meeting.

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