2024 Women of the Year Awards

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Marshall Hall, Bingemans

2024 Hosts

We are pleased to announce Robin & PJ as the hosts of the 2024 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Awards! “Robin and PJ” wake up Waterloo Region with Today’s Country and the Best Throwbacks. Robin Farrell is known for her positive energy, crazy sense of humour and her fur baby, ‘Otis the Wonder Dog”. Robin is a fabulous cheerleader for women’s causes having performed as a keynote speaker and presenter in the past. PJ, (Paul Johnson) is a proud father of 5 (that’s not a type-o!) who fell in love with country radio after spending years in sports television. PJ is Robin’s hilarious co-conspirator and together, “Mornings with Robin and PJ” start your day feeling great with humour and honest conversation. Weekdays, 5:30am to 10am on Country 106.7.

Robin & PJ, Country 106.7
Jennifer Campbell Head shot

Presentation of the Jennifer Campbell Scholarship Award

We are excited to present the Jennifer Campbell Youth Scholarship to the winner of the Young Adult Award.

2023 Feature Speakers

Dr. Rebecca Sutherns

Dr. Rebecca Sutherns is an insightful and high energy collaborative strategist and world class facilitator who has served as a trusted advisor to hundreds of mission-driven organizations, across Canada and internationally. Rebecca brings intellect, enthusiasm and varied experience to her speaking and mentoring in strategy development and adaptability. She is a skilled communicator, with a particular gift for helping leaders make wiser decisions faster. Rebecca is a Certified Professional Facilitator, frequent keynote speaker, and author of the books Nimble: Off Script but Still On Track, Sightline: Strategic plans that gather momentum not dust, and ELASTIC: Stretch without snapping or snapping back. Learn more at rebeccasutherns.com.

Dr. Rebecca Sutherns

Ren Navarro

With a decade of experience in the alcohol industry, a passion for encouraging personal and professional growth, and her trademark wit, Ren Navarro is here to educate, enlighten, and engage. Since launching Beer. Diversity. in 2018, Ren has become a known name at breweries, wineries, distilleries, and beyond. She has given talks on diversity and inclusion at several colleges and countless festivals, panels, radio shows, and podcasts across the globe. In addition to being a diversity educator, she is a craft beer consultant for bars and restaurants in Ontario and an educator for countless businesses throughout the country. Learn more at beer-diversity.com.

Ren Navarro