To celebrate International Women’s Day, DIALOG in Edmonton is bringing together some of the smartest minds that are shaping our city—and they all happen to be women. Let’s have a conversation about the unique perspectives women bring to building inclusive and vibrant cities, including Edmonton. Hear from five city-building leaders and join in on the facilitated discussion that follows.


  • Kalen Anderson, RPP – Director of the City Plan at City of Edmonton
  • Kairi Pawlick, P.Eng – Director of Real Estate for Canada Lands Company
  • Chelsey Jersak, RPP – Founder and Principal at Situate
  • Jacquelyn Cardinal, Managing Director at Naheyawin
  • Salima Kheraj, BES, RPP, MCIP – Chief Innovation Officer at Beaverbrook

Facilitated by Tai Ziola (AAA, Architect and Principal at DIALOG) and Jill Robertson (AALA, Landscape Architect and Principal at DIALOG).

When: Friday, March 8 from noon-1pm
Where: DIALOG Edmonton studio – 10237-104 Street

Food for thought and food to eat will be provided.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science & Technology). WISEST has been empowering young women to enter sciences, engineering and technology careers for over 35 years through hands-on experiences, mentoring and networking, and outreach and education.