Monday, September 22, 2014

SUCCESS Spotlight: Jill Schnarr, Telus

As the team at Dress for Success ramps up for the upcoming SUCCESS Luncheon on October 29, it’s hard not to be inspired by the stories of our laudable panelists. Jill Schnarr of Telus is one such example. To call Jill an overachiever would be a vast understatement. Having joined Telus in 1992, she’s held a variety of dynamic portfolios and leadership positions, rapidly progressing within and across different areas of the business. Now as VP of Community of Affairs, Jill leads leads national community investment and corporate social responsibility at TELUS.

Armed with a plethora of credentials from tops schools across the globe, Jill has been recognized within the business community as one of Canada’s Distinctive Women in 2014 and Most Influential Women in Vancouver in 2013, and has been awarded a Leadership Excellence Award in Innovation in 2011 by the Canadian Women in Communications (CWC).

Amid her numerous successes, Jill maintains a constant focus on charitable efforts. Under her leadership, TELUS was recognized as the Most Philanthropic Corporation in the World by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and was awarded the Prime Minister’s Inaugural Volunteer Award in 2012. She also serves on the fundraising cabinet for the BC Women’s Hospital Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit.

Interested in hearing how she balances corporate achievement with a thriving family live?

Get your ticket to the annual DFS Success Luncheon, happening on October 29 at the Pan Pacific Hotel.

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