International Women's Day Gala 2024


Friday, March 8th, 2024

  • Doors open at 5:30PM
  • Event starts at 6:30PM


St. Clair Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Dr W
Windsor, ON N9A 5K4

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Tickets ($125)

Tickets can be purchased online or directly from the WEST office. For more information, please email

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Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Patricia France

Dr. Patricia France

President, St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology

Patricia France, President of St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology, brings over 36 years of post secondary education experience. With a Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education from Brock University and a Master’s in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University, she assumed her role as President in September 2015. Renowned for her community engagement, President France chairs multiple committees, actively contributing to healthcare, social services, and technological advancements. She has received numerous accolades, including the ATHENA Award in 2017, a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from Assumption University in 2022, and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2023. Committed to philanthropy, her leadership has led to substantial fundraising for causes like the Special Olympics and local food banks. President France champions the role of a “community college,” prioritizing the welfare of southwestern Ontario residents. Her focus remains on providing exceptional, job-ready education and promoting diversity in STEM fields, leading to increased enrollment and enhanced program offerings at St. Clair College.

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