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Title: Rachel Lewis - Featured Speaker at the Student Leadership Conference 2012
Author: Lewis, Rachel
Subject Keywords IKBLC, Vancouver Whitecaps, community
Issue Date: 2012-01-14
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2012-01-27
Abstract: Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Student Leadership Conference 2012. Rachel Lewis is Chief Operating Officer – Whitecaps FC, and has been in the field of sport and event management for nearly a decade, prior to joining the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2003 as director of event management and stadium development. In 2007, she assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Whitecaps FC, Lewis spent three years with Vancouver’s PGA Tour Stop: the Air Canada Championship. As tournament director, she was responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations. Lewis also represented BMO Financial Group as project manager for their sponsorship of the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women’s Open. She holds a BA (honours) from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the University of British Columbia. Lewis has a strong passion for community. She currently sits on the board of the Gastown Business Improvement Society, is a member of the International Women’s Forum, is a former Director of both Sport BC and Kidsport Canada, and is a former Trustee with the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. She also volunteered as a member of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 Steering Committee. In 2008, Lewis was recognized as a recipient of the Business in Vancouver “40 Under 40” awards, while in 2011, she was named one of “BC’s 100 Women of Influence” by The Vancouver Sun.
Affiliation: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/40335
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Other

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