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Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series, Calgary: Nirmala Naidoo

  • Fairmont Palliser, Crystal Ballroom 133 9 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1B4 Canada (map)

The Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series profiles extraordinarily successful women.

Our speakers talk candidly about their careers, and the passion, vision and determination that drive them. They discuss our place in our society and the ethical responsibilities and consequences of our actions.

In relating their lives, you will hear about challenges as well as triumphs; humorous incidents and stories of loss; humbling moments of reflection and inspiring calls to action.

The Famous 5 Foundation’s Leadership Lunches were launched on Oct. 18, 1996 to bring women together to plan the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the "Persons" Case on Oct. 18, 1999.  In 2004, Enbridge became our title sponsor. The Famous 5 Foundation is proud to continue to partner with Enbridge to present our 14th Annual Speaker Series featuring five dynamic and engaging women.

Nirmala Naidoo

Public Figure, Award Winning TV Anchor/Journalist, Former Political Candidate


Nirmala Naidoo is an award-winning television anchor and journalist who was declared “a person of extraordinary ability” by the United States Government. She is an outspoken advocate for human rights issues, fighting for the rights of minorities, immigrants, victims of bullying, and those who are marginalized or powerless by using journalism to tell their stories.   A former 2015 Federal Election Political Candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada for Rocky Ridge, Ms. Naidoo is currently the Senior Manager for the Southern Alberta Advisor Climate Change.

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