W. Brett Wilson – Why I SupportHER | @WBrettWilson
Why I SupportHER
Meet W. Brett Wilson, one of Calgary’s best-known investment bankers, businessmen, investors, and philanthropists. He is a former dragon on the hit business show Dragons’ Den. And now a proud SupportHER member. We are so happy to have Mr. Wilson on board as the latest addition to the Canadian Business Chicks’ family!
Wilson’s tireless work as a philanthropist and passion for investing in people highlights how he truly steps up to SupportHER on many levels. His success stories – both professionally and personally – are inspiring and courageous. A Jack-of-all-trades, in his past, Brett has received countless accolades and recognition for business and philanthropic leadership, being named Alberta’s Business Person of the Year, Calgary’s Person of the Year, appointed to the Order of Canada, and an inductee in the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame.
Brett has a strong passion and love for community building. He is a leader in the push for corporate social responsibility. Brett is a firm believer in diversity – it benefits clients, businesses, and all facets of life. He also believes that in order for men to be a part of the solution moving forward, men need to understand and acknowledge the problems, come up with solutions, and actively participate and show future generations the path to follow.
Brett believes true leadership is about being a team player, and that being a team player requires empathy. In today’s ever-bustling and busy society, we seldom take the necessary time for self-care and take time for ourselves in… Click To Tweet. Brett’s work as a mental health advocate and showing vulnerability takes courage and strength.
As a father, Brett has seen obstacles women face in the business world and he wants to help. Brett is a strong and vocal leader in SupportHER!
Welcome Brett! Thank you for standing in the gap and joining our #SupportHER movement.