Surrey Board of Trade Announces 2023 Surrey Women in Business Award Finalists

On Friday, March 10, the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 13th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards, presented by Prospera Credit Union. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community.

2023 Surrey Women in Business Awards Finalists are:

Entrepreneur  – Large Business
Katrina Amurao, Katrina Amurao PREC/Katrina and the Team
Lesley Jones, EconoWise Sunrooms & Patio Covers Ltd.
Raveena Oberoi, Just Cakes Bakeshop Ltd.

Entrepreneur – Small Business
Carrie Murphy, Rise Fitness Collective
Kamaljit Lehal, Lehal Law Corporation
Rebekah Paul, Devbek Fabrication & Millwrighting

Gurjit Kaur Tiwana, Invictus Law LLP
Linda Holmes, RBC Dominion Securities
Mandeep Tung, Affinity Accountants

Not-for-Profit Leader
Amanda McNally, Peace Arch Hospice Society
Ramona Kaptyn, CARP
Stephanie Beck, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

Corporate Leadership
Karen Dosanjh, OSI Digital
Lisa Skakun, Coast Capital Savings
Tanja Yardley, HealthTech Connex

Emerging Leader
Anamika Sangar, Surrey Schools – Community Schools Partnership
Hebah Hussaina, Science World, Surrey Hospitals Foundation, UBC/BC Children’s Hospital
Raj Brar, Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society

Social Trailblazer
Dr. Jennifer Marchbank, Surrey Pride Society, SFU, Youth 4 A Change
Lizzie Allan, Hilarapy
Pauline Martin, Neuromotion

The audience will be treated to a special keynote and performance by acclaimed singer-songwriter and renowned activist Chantal Kreviazuk. A success in the music business industry, Chantal will speak to creativity and lessons learned in her career. Chantal is a platinum-selling, Grammy and three-time Juno Award-winning artist from Winnipeg. In 2016, she returned with her sixth album “Hard Sail.” While raising her three sons with husband Raine Maida, she also spent time on her other musical passion, crafting songs. Chantal has written for Drake, Pitbull, Kendrick Lamar, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Josh Groban and countless others.

In 2014, Chantal and Raine became members of the Order of Canada, recognizing their efforts to raise awareness and support for numerous causes including human and animal rights, mental health, education and the environment. Chantal has been an ambassador to War Child for over two decades and one of the organization’s founding artists. Raine and Chantal recently released their first collaborative album together as MOON VS SUN, “I’m Going to Break Your Heart,” as well as an accompanying documentary.

Presenting Sponsor: Prospera Credit Union
Award Sponsors: Fasken, Health and Technology District, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Manning Elliott LLP, MNP, and Richards Buell Sutton LLP
Community Sponsors: Scotiabank and the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel
Entertainment Sponsor: Central City/Blackwood Partners
Media Sponsor:
Surrey NOW-Leader

Date: Friday, March 10
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Avenue, Surrey)
Time:  Networking and Registration 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Member Admission: $195 each or $2,145 for a table of 11
General Admission: $225 each or $2,475 for a table of 11
Guests can register at

For further information, please contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade, at or at 604.634.0342.

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