Women Build Speaker Series featuring Diane Gray

Join Habitat for Humanity Manitoba for the Women Build Speaker Series, presented by Qualico, in celebration of International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

The Women Build Speaker Series highlights successful and inspiring women in the community who share their stories to help empower others. Proceeds from this event go toward the construction of the 20th Women Build home.

This year we are pleased to welcome Diane Gray, President of Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan).

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, March 8
Location:  RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg 
Time: 7:30 am – 9:15 am. 
Doors open and buffet breakfast available starting at 7:30 am
Program starts at 8:00 am sharp

Tickets: Individual tickets are $75 each or purchase a table of 8 for $600*

Buy an individual ticket, table or find out how to sponsor this annual event.

Diane Gray Biography

Diane Gray was appointed President of PrairiesCan on October 31, 2022. Ms. Gray is a recognized leader with extensive experience in business development and trade. Prior to her appointment, Diane was the founding President and CEO of CentrePort Canada Inc., the largest inland port in North America.  From 1995 to 2009, Ms. Gray held three portfolios for the Province of Manitoba, serving as Deputy Minister of Finance; Federal-Provincial and International Relations; and Trade.

Ms. Gray chairs the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and serves on the boards of the Public Policy Forum of Canada and the Associates of the Asper School of Business.  Ms. Gray holds a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Manitoba.


*Tax receipt in accordance to CRA guidelines will be issued upon request.
Contact Susan Buffie at 204-235-2400 or [email protected] for sponsorship opportunities. 


Thank you to our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Corporate Table Sponsors

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