Board Members, 2020/2021
MARLENE CAMERON, President
MARLENE CAMERON is a business confidence coach, speaker, trainer and author of “7 Keys to Unshakeable Confidence”. She is an experienced professional with multi-faceted career and business with board experience. She has occupied management, consulting and financial analyst positions at Enron Canada and Erythana Ventures. Marlene earned her MBA in Finance from the University of New Orleans, her CFA designation from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute for Investment Management, and her Bachelor of Interior Design from The University of Manitoba. Marlene is certified as a Master Practitioner and Trainer with EFT International. She completed her Corporate Performance Coach Training with clients winning awards for business excellence achieved through coaching.
NIMET MANJI, First Vice President
NIMET MANJI is an investment and wealth advisor at RBC Dominion Securities. Her work extends beyond investment advice as she addresses her clients’ concerns related to their financial, retirement and estate planning goals. Nimet earned her Bachelor of Commerce from University of Calgary specializing in Marketing and Finance. She has her Certified Financial Planner designation, Financial Management Advisor certification, Professional Financial Planning certificate, Registered Retirement Consultant designation and has completed the Canadian Securities Course. Nimet is an active volunteer of the Ismaili Community and teaches financial literacy classes for Junior Achievement. She has also volunteered with the Girls Guides Association. She served as a mentor at BPW Calgary.
JASMINE CHA, Vice President Communications
JASMINE CHA is a compassionate changemaker and avid seeker of knowledge with her Comptia A+ certification and IT training from NPower Canada. Having gained great insight in various fields — from education to healthcare, non-profit to business, and presently, technology — she utilizes her eclectic experiences to make an impact in her community and on a global scale. Her passions lie in equality, community development, women’s empowerment, and sustainability. She is currently pursuing a MicroMasters at MITx in Data, Economics and Development Policy and hopes to use it to better prepare non-profits and charitable organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Always striving to better herself and the world around her, Jasmine volunteers her time to numerous causes and even professionally works for the greater good at the B-Corporation Benevity as a Cause Support Specialist. Not just independently but through practicing collaboration, she is confident in holistically approaching all problems, and being of service.
ANNA MAZUR, Vice President Membership
ANNA MAZUR is a Program Coordinator for “Computer Training for Integration and Community Engagement” at the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society. She has previously been a Program Coordinator for “Employment Preparation and Computer Training For Employment” also. Anna earned her Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business and Marketing from Silesian School of Economics and Languages in Poland. She is a Human Resources Professional and has participated in BPW Calgary’s Mentorship Program as a Mentor. Her background includes over ten years in multiple HR functions, including recruiting and selection, evaluation, HR administration, employee on-boarding, relocation as well as learning and development. Anna also possesses over thirteen years of experience in international conference planning and event management.
JULIA BOZZOLAN FERNANDES, Vice President Young BPW
JULIA BOZZOLAN FERNANDES graduated from Bow Valley College with her Business Administration Diploma in Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management. She served as President of the Supply Chain Students Club and participated in the Mentorship Program at the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Calgary. Julia has worked for a national Canadian women’s fashion retailer with over 130 convenient locations across Canada and an online platform. Her goal is to contribute meaningfully to the operational efficiency of a company through procurement, logistics, supplier relations, and inventory management. Julia is passionate about supporting young women who are thinking of starting a new career, furthering their education and developing their network.
LARYSA TROYANOVSKA, Treasurer
LARYSA TROYANOVSKA is an Investment Advisor at Servus Wealth Strategies. She obtained her Personal Financial Planner and Certified Financial Planner designations and is currently in the final stages of completing her Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree through Athabasca University. Larysa is passionate about educating her clients on various financial fitness topics and seeing them excel in reaching their financial goals through the holistic planning strategies put in action together. Her dedication has led her to become a recipient of the much-honored President’s Award of Excellence in 2019. Outside of work, she loves giving back to the community by volunteering on the Board of one of local Rotary Clubs. In her spare time, Larysa enjoys gardening and going for walks with her French bulldog.
SHELLY WARK-MARTYN, Secretary
SHELLY WARK-MARTYN is a dynamic individual who has earned respect from colleagues and the public with a consistent record of achievement. Exceptional knowledge of business development, cybersecurity, education, the non-profit sector, government, board governance, recruitment and advocacy. A strong communicator and articulate professional, with a reputation for decisive leadership and organizational efficiency.
Shelley currently works as a consultant advancing a Construction company (New Homes & Renovations), Workforce planning with federal contractors in North America in the area of Cybersecurity and sits on multiple boards. Shelley is open to new conversations for business development, advocacy and board development.
We are looking to fill the following positions. If you are interested, please contact the executive or email email@example.com
Mentorship Chairperson, Community Liaison, Policy and Advocacy Chairperson as well as Programs and Events Chairperson.