CHEF SANDRA ABBALLE NAMED ONE OF CANADA'S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN: TOP 100 AWARD WINNER
Succulent Chocolates and Sweets Inc. is pleased to announce that today Sandra Abballe, Owner and Lead Chocolatier has been named a Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.
The Top 100 Awards recognize Canada’s strong, fearless female leaders who have become agents of change in reshaping Canadian organizations at the highest levels.
Sandra joins an elite group of Top 100 Award Winners that includes some of Canada’s most iconic women trailblazers, such as Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut, Arlene Dickinson, chief executive officer, Venture Communications, Christine Magee, president, Sleep Country Canada, Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada and Michaëlle Jean, former governor general of Canada.
“I have been blessed to have the opportunity to turn my passion into a profession.” - Sandra Abballe
Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, the Top 100 Awards celebrate and highlight professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors at a time when corporate Canada is undergoing pressure to promote more female leaders into board and executive office positions.
“Despite ever-changing styles and tastes, great leadership is timeless,” says WXN founder, Pamela Jeffery. “Top 100 Award Winners are a testament to the incredible range of female talent and leadership in Canada and proof that change is happening, with more women earning a place at the highest levels of Canadian organizations."
Sandra is also featured in speaking engagements for Women's Festival Toronto and Cocolily.