Association of Women in Finance

Guest Speaker

The Right Honourable Kim Campbell P.C.; C.C.; Q.C.
Photo by Martin Dee
The Right Honourable Kim Campbell served as the nineteenth and first female Prime Minister of Canada in 1993. She also held the cabinet portfolios of Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of National Defence and Minister of Veterans' Affairs. She was the first woman to hold the Justice and Defence portfolios and the first woman Minister of Defence of a NATO country.

Ms. Campbell served as Canadian Consul General in Los Angeles (1996-2000) and taught at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (2001-2004) and is past Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders and past President of the International Women's Forum. From 2004-2006 she was Secretary General of the Club of Madrid, an organization of former Presidents and Prime Ministers of which she is a founding member.

Today, Kim Campbell chairs the board of international advisors of the Foundation for Effective Governance in Kiev as well as the steering committee for the World Movement for Democracy. She serves on the boards and advisory committees of a number of international organizations including the Club of Madrid, Crisis Group, Salk Institute, Middle Powers Initiative, Arab Democracy Foundation, Forum of Federations, International Center for the Study of Radicalization among others, and also serves on corporate boards as well as does consulting in the field of leadership. She is married to composer, pianist, and actor, Hershey Felder.


Vicki Gabereau

Vicki was born in Vancouver BC on May 31, 1946. For over 30 years, she has charmed the airwaves with her brilliance, wit and interest in people and this country. From 1976 to 1997, Vicki was a researcher, producer and on-air host for CBC Radio at Morningside, Variety Tonight and Gabereau. In 1997, she left CBC for CTV to host her very successful on-air talk show - Gabereau. She holds countless awards and honours including Honourary Doctorates, Actras, John Drainie and Leo Awards, Radio and TV Producer's Association Lifetime Achievement Award and is a member of the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame. Today she is enjoying life in Vancouver and serves on the Boards of the Face the World Foundation, and the Heart and Stroke Leadership Council.