Date & Time
September 24, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
It is Company of Women’s 17th birthday and to celebrate we have invited Far Samji, entrepreneur, speaker and author to talk about the value of connection and how networking does matter.
Tickets includes a three-course dinner. Cash bar.
Please Note that you must
pre-register for this event.
Fareen “Far” Samji
Fareen “Far” Samji is an entrepreneur,speaker, author, athlete, mom and community leader. Far was born and raised in Mombasa, Kenya and she came to Canada at the age of 14 to further her education. She graduated from McMaster University with degrees in Psychology and Kinesiology.After university she postponed her career in order to play professional golf.
After 4 years on the mini tours, Far retired from competition and started herentrepreneurial journey. She is now a Pedorthist and works in the field oforthotics, orthopedic footwear, compression therapy and bracing and wereproud winners of Burlington’s business of the year award in 2016.
She and her brothers own 5 clinics and an orthotics manufacturing facility. Far also owns a bespoke Safari company in Kenya, as well as a golf teaching and events business.
In 2012, she rediscovered golf again but this time in the form of the sport of Long Drive- basically- smashing it as far as possible off the tee! Far is a 5 time ILDC Canadian Women’s long drive champion with a personal best of 334 yards.
She is currently the manager of the ILDC Canadian Long Drive Team and works diligently to advocate for the sport.
Her book Smashing the Grass Ceiling was published in 2017 and aims toempower, motivate and inspire professional women to make meaningful connections.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds or credits will only be issued if the reservation is cancelled 72 hours prior to the event. An administration fee of $10 will be charged for any refund or credit processed.