Career Development Dialogue: Minister Tanya Fir

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Join us for a captivating Career Development Dialogue on the vital topic of Empowering Alberta’s Future: Participation of Women in Alberta’s Economy.

Our esteemed guest, Minister Tanya Fir, brings a wealth of experience and insight to the table. As the Minister of Arts, Culture, and Status of Women, she will delve into key elements of her mandate, particularly focusing on supporting women’s economic participation and leadership.

Recognizing the importance of collaboration in advancing this mandate, we aim to harness the collective expertise and perspectives of our diverse network of female leaders from various industries. Minister Fir will engage in a moderated dialogue, fostering constructive exchanges and offering valuable insights. Additionally, the session will include an interactive Q&A segment, providing an opportunity for participants to further enrich the discussion, gain knowledge, and extend support to Minister Fir’s initiatives. Join us as we unite to empower women and drive positive change in Alberta’s economic landscape.

Seating for this event is very limited, and tickets are expected to sell out rapidly. Don’t delay – secure your spot by registering now!

We hope to see you there!

  • Topic: Empowering Alberta’s Future: Participation of Women in Alberta’s Economy
  • Speakers: Minister Tanya Fir, Jane Fedoretz and Nuvyn Peters
  • For: All Career Levels
  • Location: McDougall Centre, 455 6 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4A2
  • Attendance: 100+ Axis Connects Members
  • Ticket Price: $40 (covering lunch)
  • Agenda
    • 11:30AM: Networking
    • 12:00PM: Program Begins
    • 12:05PM: Jane Fedoretz Remarks
    • 12:10PM: Minister Tanya Fir Remarks
    • 12:20PM: Moderated Discussion and Q&A
    • 12:50PM: Closing Remarks
    • 1:00PM: Program ends

Responding to our members’ valuable feedback, it’s evident that there’s a strong desire for increased networking opportunities during our sessions. To address this, we’re excited to announce that for this month’s event, we’ve dedicated time both before and after the presentation for meaningful networking opportunities.

Must be an Axis Connect’s member, membership is free – register at

Minister Tanya Fir

Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women

The Honourable Tanya Fir was re-elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Peigan on May 29, 2023. On June 9, 2023, Ms. Fir was sworn in as the Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women. Ms. Fir previously served as Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction, and as Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women. She was a member of the following committees: Standing Committee on Families and Communities Special Standing Committee on Members; Services Select Special Democratic Accountability Committee Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship

Before serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Fir was employed with Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) for 16 years as a Human Resources Advisor. Ms. Fir holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, with a concentration in Management of Organizations and Human Resources. Ms. Fir was the 916th Member sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.