Take the Lead 2012
Take the Lead Public
Choose to lead on November 10, and you could secure a fall/winter academic scholarship to Canada’s only women’s university.
Choose to be empowered by speaking about inspiring female leaders alongside grade 11 and 12 women from across Ontario.
Choose to be bold and compete in Take the Lead, hosted by the Institute for Women in Leadership (iWIL) at Brescia Unviersity College.
Registered participants research and prepare a five minute speech about women who inspire leadership.
Participants can choose to speak about past or present women who have inspired leadership on a large or small scale – from family member to celebrity. The possibilities are endless!
First Place – A full one year fall/winter scholarship to Brescia University College
Second Place – A cheque for $250
Third Place – A cheque for $100
Each contestant will also receive a certificate of participation and a gift. Participation in Take the Lead will be added to your co-curricular transcript should you choose to enroll at Brescia for your studies.
When: Saturday, November 9, 2013
Where: Brescia University College’s Auditorium in the St. James building
|9:15-9:30 a.m.||Registration (Foyer) Coffee, tea, juice available|
|9:45 a.m.||Welcome (Auditorium) Principal of Brescia, Dr. Colleen Hanycz|
|10:00 a.m.||Preliminary round (Approximately 4-6 contestants will be assigned to a classroom. They will then present their speech to a panel of approximately 3-4 judges)|
|11:00 a.m.||Presentation and Finalist Announcement (Auditorium) Dr. Colleen Hanycz announces finalists, snacks provided|
|11:30 a.m.||Finalist round (The 6 contestants who received the highest scores in the preliminary rounds will present their speech again to a panel of ‘celebrity judges’ who will determine the winner of the full-year scholarship to Brescia)|
|12:15 p.m.||Judges' Deliberation and Entertainment (Auditorium)|
|12:30 p.m.||Winner Announced & Awards Presented (Auditorium)|
|12:45 p.m.||Lunch (Living Room)|
|1:15 p.m.||Tours of Brescia|
*Please note that the timing of the event will depend on the number of speakers who register
How do I sign up?
What are the judges looking for from my speech?
If you want to know exactly what criteria your speech will be scored with, view this scorecard PDF.
I still have questions!
If you still have questions, please contact Christine Barnard at email@example.com