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influential women in business

Ladies Who Lunch networking event connects crowd of inspiring local female entrepeneurs

Vancouver's female entrepeneurs and businesswomen gather for an afternoon of lunch, fashion and inspiration.

Vancouver Board of Trade chair talks money, police, philanthropy and Ellen DeGeneres

Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia knows commerce in this city. The hotelier, spa magnate and Vancouver Board of Trade chair talked to VO about business leadership, public safety – and her secrets to success.