Women in Softball: Growing, Leading, Empowering


An opportunity to learn from the best, and interact with experts, executives and members from across the province.

Part two of our three-part virtual summit series!

For the second part of our virtual summit series we are highlighting some amazing expert women in sports who will touch on many important topics to help us all come together to grow as a supportive and inclusive community.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.fortheloveofthegame.ca/softball-bc-virtual-summit-series-jan-2021

As the event's purpose is to highlight the importance of leading women in the softball community, all the presentations will be lead by amazing women in our sports.



Feature Presenter


Angela Ballantyne

Manager - Long Term Player Development Programs

Softball Canada

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Morning Breakout Presentations


Karyn Kibsey

Manager, Training and Education

Canadian Centre for Child Protection

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Angela Lewis

Founder Angela Lewis and Associates

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Michelle Webster

Assistant Head Coach

UBC Okanagan - Softball

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Feature Presenter


Vicki Harber

Professor Emeritus

University of Alberta

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Afternoon Breakout Presentations


Kaila Holtz

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

Triumph Health

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Susan Strafford

Provincial Umpire-in-Chief

Softball BC

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Meet Your Host


Lesley Rowe

Member Benefits Coordinator

Softball BC


The Virtual Summit Experience


This is the second of our three-part virtual summit series. We will be hosting the virtual event LIVE where you will have the chance to not only watch expert presentations, but interact with the presenters and fellow attendees.

The summit will be 9am -3pm (PST), with interactive features and breaks to keep you learning, engaged and having fun!

Feature Presentations + Q&A

Starting off the morning and then the afternoon are empowering female speakers in the sports industry, discussing gender equity and how to coach girls vs. boys.

Breakout Presentations + Q&A

There will be two breakout presentation sessions where we hold 3 presentations on varying topics. As a participant, you get to choose which presentation you would like to attend in each session!

Breakout Sessions

Here you will breakout into groups to discuss the key takeaways from the day with fellow attendees. Network with fellow executives from across the province!

Session Recordings

Can’t decide on which breakout presentation to attend? Don’t stress, recordings of the live sessions will be accessible after the event giving you a chance to review and re-watch!

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