Come hear from one of the most experienced and successful business leaders this province has ever produced, as well as one of the brightest young innovators to emerge. Both leaders have succeeded in changing the landscape at home and around the world, making it a better place for us all to thrive and succeed.
When: March 2nd, 2017, 5:30-8:30PM (speakers present @ 6:30PM)
Where: Murphy’s the Cable Wharf, Halifax, NS.
Who Should Attend: Individuals interested in meeting others across generations to help build future prosperity for the Province of Nova Scotia
Tickets: $25 (Purchase at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generational-wisdom-tickets-30295291031)
*All proceeds raised will go to the We Are Young Association
Henry Demone is a native Nova Scotian, active in business and volunteer work. He is Chairman of High Liner Foods and serves on the boards of Emera and Saputo. He is Chairman of Eosense, a successful Nova Scotian technology company, focused on the measurement of environmental gas flux.
He serves on the Board of Governors of Acadia University and was an active member of the One Nova Scotia Commission. He has held leadership positions in many volunteer organizations over the course of his career, including Young Presidents’ Organization, the National Fisheries institute in Washington DC, and the Groundfish Forum and Fisheries Council of Canada.
He has received numerous awards including:
- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser in the Maritime Provinces – 2008
- Distinguished Alumni award, Acadia University – 2011
- Person of the Year, Intrafish Media, the leading trade publication serving the global seafood industry – 2011
- Atlantic Canada CEO of the Year – 2012
- Partner in Conservation, World Wildlife Fund Canada
Miriah Kearney grew up in Nova Scotia, and after attending McGill and traveling the world, she decided to return home and now lives here with her two sons and husband.
Miriah has always felt a strong connection with her home province, and knew she could blend her entrepreneurial drive with her passions.
Committed to making a difference, Miriah connected with homelessness initiatives across Canada and donates 5% of her profits to help give all Canadians a HOME. You can often find Miriah spending time with her family, traveling, or volunteering on various committees to help make her town the best it can be!