ParityYEG events bring together candidates, community partners, elected officials and business leaders to create meaningful dialogue around parity in a fun and engaging way.

Over the course of the year, we will be hosting a variety of social, educational and networking events to catapult women from just thinking about running to actually doing it. Our future events will include campaign schools, speaker series and mentorship opportunities, just to name a few.


PYEG Dashboard Event

Parity YEG, in collaboration with Dave Cournoyer of, has put together a live dashboard to track women candidates for the next provincial election. The dashboard keeps track of both women candidates who are seeking nominations, as well as those who have been nominated to run.

Join ParityYEG on October 25 as we launch our Parity x Party Dashboard with a night of networking and conversation. Special guest, Alyson Connolly, will be doing a brief presentation on public speaking followed by a Q&A. There will be appetizers and a cash bar. The venue has limited space so be sure to get your tickets sooner rather than later!

About Alyson Connolly
Alyson Connolly is a public speaking coach and an expert in helping people overcome the anxiety of public presentations. She also works with clients who are good but want to be great and whose accents gets in the way of their clarity. She has built her career consulting with some of the top executives in Canada as well as up and coming business people trying to build their brand.

Alyson received a Masters in Theatre Voice Pedagogy from the University of Alberta. Her thesis was on “Alleviating Performance Anxiety in Public Presenters”. She offers her Painless Public Speaking workshops and Elite Presentation Master Classes to organizations and also coaches people one-on-one.

She is also a keynote speaker and brings to her work thirty years of experience teaching drama, directing plays and musicals and on stage performance.

She began her career as a professional actor on the stages of Western Canada after earning her BFA (Acting) at the University of Alberta. Alyson ‘s book, “Public Speaking Skills for Dummies” has been on sale since August 7, 2018 in bookstores and online. Alyson and her husband Mark Connolly have two boys.

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