HALIFAX – (November 19, 2015) – The Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis marked their 26th year naming their Women of Excellence. This year Faten Alshazly, Principal and Chief Creative Officer of WeUsThem was inducted into this illustrious fraternity.
“Sharing the stage with these leaders from the past and present is a honour in it of itself,” says Alshazly. “It speaks volumes to the calibre of leadership Halifax has to offer across industries and sectors.”
“Faten’s contributions to the Halifax community go beyond her charismatic leadership at WeUsThem,” says Ashwin Kutty, President and CEO of WeUsThem. “It’s her perseverance and devotion to influence and impact our community, combined with her pleasant nature that’s created such an extraordinary year for Faten.”
Faten was named as Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women earlier this year, which is a first for Nova Scotia in the Arts and Communications category, followed by the team she leads being awarded a Webby Award for their work on TeenMentalHealth.org, another first for the east coast. Yet another first is to be announced in due course for the team at WeUsThem.
“It’s been an amazing year,” says Alshazly. “Much can be said for what’s been accomplished, but I think it comes down to the brilliance that makes up our team at WeUsThem and our determination to create something special with meaningful impacts.”
Alshazly’s accomplishments have defined her as a Women of Excellence. Through her work, mentorship and volunteerism in the community, to servicing national and international organizations, Faten has truly led the way for female leaders & entrepreneurs.
Faten was in good company, joined by The Honourable Lena Diab, Minister of Immigration; Ms. Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority; Ms. Heather Gibson, Executive Director, Halifax Jazz Festival; and Dr. Martha Crago Vice President of Research, Dalhousie University to name a few recipients of this honour.
About WeUsThem Inc.
WeUsThem is an internationally recognized full service agency. From web, TV, radio, mobile, desktop, print and other media to the design, development and strategic management of online and social properties, Mobile Apps and eBooks, advertising and media buying, identity development, long term management as well as managing campaigns across industries, sectors and consumer profiles, WeUsThem services its enviable global roster of clients.
With a consulting service vertical, WeUsThem brings together its prowess in delivering a full service to clients on both the strategic management as well as creative executions across industries such as academia, hospitality, healthcare, real estate, oil and gas, tourism, etc.
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About The Progress Women of Excellence Awards
Each year the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis hosts The Progress Women of Excellence Awards where the funds get donated to Phoenix Youth Programs. Nineteen inspirational women who play an important role in the Halifax community are recognized for their work in the following areas: Arts and Culture, Communications and Public Affairs, Education and Research, Entrepreneur/Innovator, Health Sport and Wellness, Management and Professions, and Young Women of Distinction.
Victoria Cranton, Engagement Strategist