Recent Appearances

Women Political Leaders

November 29, 2017

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Reykjavik, Iceland. Former Prime Minister Campbell and many of her fellow Council of Women World Leader members, including Former Iceland President Vigdis Finnbogadottir, attended the 2017 Women Political Leaders Conference. In addition to being honored along with the CWWL members, Ms. Campbell spoke on the panel, "A Woman's Place is in Politics." The other panelists were as follows.


  • Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-2008), Administrator of the UNDP (2009 -2017)
  • Atifete Jahjaga, President of Kosovo (2011-2015)
  • Inara Murniece, Speaker of the Saeima, Parliament of Latvia
  • Esabelle Dingizian, Third Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag and WIP Ambassador, Sweden
  • Tamar Chugoshvili, First Vice-Speaker of Parliament and WIP Ambassador, Georgia

Learn more about the Women Political Leaders annual conference by visiting their website and/or see the 2017 program below.

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Victoria Forum

November 17, 2017

Victoria, Canada. “On Canada's 150th anniversary, the University of Victoria and Global Affairs Canada have joined forces to organize the inaugural Victoria Forum under the theme of Canada@150: Promoting Diversity & Inclusion."

Ms. Campbell participated in the opening plenary panel discussion along with other panelists: Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Ms. Roberta Jamieson, Right Honourable Paul Martin
And the panel was moderatored by Ms. Anna Maria Tremonti.

WATCH VIDEO OF THE SESSION HERE (Ms. Campbell starts speaking at about 50min.)

Library and Archives Canada Signature Series

November 8, 2017

Vancouver, Canada. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) hosted a lively conversation with the former Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell. The event marked the official opening of LAC’s new public service point inside the Central Branch of Vancouver Public Library.

Hosted by Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, the Signatures Series features original interviews with individuals who have donated their archives to LAC.


Supreme Court of Canada Symposium: Looking to the Future

October 26, 2017

Ottawa, Canada. Rt Hon Kim Campbell participated in the Supreme Court of Canada Symposium: Looking to the Future. She spoke during the session titled, "The Supreme Court, the Executive and Parliament", which was moderated by Professor Carissima Mathen, and the other speaker was Hon Bob Rae.

Celebrating Women in Diplomacy at the French Embassy

October 25, 2017

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Ottawa, Canada. "To recognize the first ever appointments of a female Ambassador from four of Canada’s six G-7 partners, the Carleton Initiative and the French Embassy to Canada co-hosted a panel and reception to celebrate women in diplomacy.

Panelists included

The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada

H.E. Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, British High Commissioner to Canada

H.E. Kareen Rispal, Ambassador of France to Canada

Dr. Fiona Robinson, Professor of Political Science, Carleton University

H.E. Sabine Sparwasser, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada

Maureen Boyd, Director of the Carleton Initiative, moderated the panel.  Diane Jacovella, Deputy Minister for International Development offered closing remarks, and Dr. André Plourde thanked the panel."


Odyssey House Evening of Empowerment

October 21, 2017

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Grande Prairie, Canada. Ms. Campbell was honored to be the keynote speaker for Odyssey House's 1st Annual Evening of Empowerment. It was a night of empowerment and education, and attendees learned more about the life-changing services Odyssey House provides to women and children every day.

Learn more about Odyssey House by visiting their website.

A UofS Canada 150 Conversation with Former Prime Minister Kim Campbell

October 4, 2017

Saskatoon, Canada. "Part of the U of S Canada 150 Conversations with Prime Ministers on Canada’s Future. Welcome remarks by President Peter Stoicheff followed by an interview by U of S Chancellor Roy Romanow with former Prime Minister Kim Campbell about the role of women in Canadian politics. The 30-minute interview [was] followed by a Q&A and discussion with the audience."

The Glass Cliff… Women, Leadership, Life and Flow

September 27, 2017

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Edmonton, Canada. The Glass Cliff… Women, Leadership, Life and Flow presented by Global News Woman of Vision and the Angus Watt Advisory Group, National Bank Financial Wealth Management. Featuring Kirstine Stewart with guests panelists Kim Campbell, Eveline Charles and Dr. Shawna Pandya moderated by Lesley MacDonald.

Women in Politics

September 26, 2017

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Edmonton, Canada. Former Prime Minister the Rt. Honourable Kim Campbell and former Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan were part of the Women in Politics panel hosted by Paula Simons on September 26, 2017. They chatted about their remarkable careers and experiences as women taking prime positions in what is otherwise an underrepresented role for women. 

Alberta Teachers’ Association Banff Summer Conference 2017 Leadership Session

August 15, 2017

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Banff, Canada. Ms. Campbell delivered a keynote address reagarding leadership and education to the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) Banff Summer Conference 2017 Leadership Session.


Visit the Alberta Teachers Association website to learn more about them and the work they do.

Court Ladies' Dinner Worshipful Company of Barbers

July 5, 2017

London, United Kingdom. Former Prime Minister Campbell was invited to address the Court Ladies' Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Barbers and Surgeons. The Worshipful Company of Barbers is one of the 110 livery companies of the City of London. It is also one of the oldest, having celebrated its 700th anniversary in 2008 and is ranked 17th in the order of precedence. The Court of the company would be equivilent to a Board of Directors.


Learn more at barberscompany.org.

House of Lords: Canada 150

July 4, 2017

*Image: House of Lords 2017 / Photography by Annabel Moeller

London, United Kingdom. The Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler welcomed Minister Wilson-Raybould and former Prime Minister Campbell to the House of Lords where they spoke about Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Following their remarks, they participated in a panel discussion with the Lord Speaker and Lord Howell of Guildford, chair of the House of Lords International Relations Committee.


*Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.

Canada 150 Senate Symposium

May 26, 2017

Ottawa, Canada. The Canadian Senate convened a symposium during which experts on the state of Canada took "stock of where the 150-year-old country has come from and where it’s going". Ms. Campbell spoke during the session titled, "Gender Equality: A Reachable, Important Objective". The other expert that spoke during that session was Ms. Monique F. Leroux, President of the International Co-operative Alliance and former CEO of Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec (2008-16).


Key Communicators Luncheon

May 12, 2017

Edmonton, Canada. Co-presented with the YWCA of Edmonton, and with sponsorship from Deloitte and the Canadian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, this luncheon gives women the opportunity to have lunch and chat with one of Edmonton's most influential women:

Jane Alexander, Bishop of Edmonton
Kendall Barber, Co-founder, Poppy Barley
The Rt Hon Kim Campbell, former Prime Minster of Canada
Rosie Dransfeld, Head ID: Productions (filmmaker)
Jackie Foord, CEO of the YWCA of Edmonton
Cynthia Hansen, President, Gas Distribution & Power, Enbridge
Marcela Mandeville, CEO, Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
Audrey Poitras, President of the Metis Nation of Alberta
Shelley Vermillion, CEO of Naoka Inc, aboriginal business leader
Dr. Sandra Woitas, social welfare & children's advocate
Dr. Verna Yiu, CEO of Alberta Health Services

Financial Executives International - "C-Suite Event w/ Rt Hon Kim Campbell"

May 1, 2017

Edmonton, Canada. The Edmonton Chapter of the Financial Executives International welcomed Kim Campbell as their speaker for a "C-Suite Event". Ms. Campbell spoke about the Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta of which she is the Founding Prinicipal.

Edmonton Public Schools Professional Development

March 17, 2017

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Edmonton, Canada. Ms. Campbell offered her expertise by speaking during the Edmonton Public Schools Professional Development Day. The event was at Harry Ainlay High School and included nearly 800 staff.

Equal Voice's Daughters of the Vote

March 8, 2017

Photo courtesy of Equal Voice. Photog: Cynthia Munster

Ottawa, Canada. On March 8, 2017, International Women's Day, Former Prime Minister Kim Campbell delivered the keynote speech to Equal Voice's Daughters of the Vote, an historic event which brought young women from every province to fill all the seats in the House of Commons. Following Ms. Campbell's speech, the delegates made brief empassioned speeches about the issues that concern them.

Visit their websites to learn more about Daughters of the Vote and Equal Voice.

To see Ms. Campbell's speech CLICK HERE.

Golden Key International Honour Society National Summit

February 18, 2017

Edmonton, Canada. Ms. Campbell delivered a keynote address to the Golden Key International Honour Society National Summit: Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders.


This year’s annual Golden Key Canadian Regional Summit (CANCON) brought together students, alumni, university faculty, and prominent figures from across Canada to participate in an event that highlighted the Golden Key Pillars of Academics, Leadership, and Service. Co-hosted by the University of Alberta and MacEwan University Chapters, CANCON 2017 was Friday, February 17th to Sunday, February 19st at The Westin hotel in downtown Edmonton.

The event connected Golden Key International Honour Society members from across the country, providing students and academic faculty the opportunity to learn from each other and become part of a vast network that encompasses the entirety of the country.

Education Society of Edmonton 90th Anniversary

February 13, 2017

Edmonton, Canada. The Education Society of Edmonton (ESE) welcomed Ms. Campbell to speak to them on the occasion of their 90th Anniversary Celebration. She spoke about leaderhip in the education sector, primarily K-12 education.


Information on the Edmonton Education Society:  
The ESE was founded in 1927 and has a 90 year history of providing leading educators in the capital region with a forum in which to share thoughts, explore research, debate, and test educational issues and ideas.  Our membership is comprised of representatives from the Public and Separate school systems, post-secondary educators, as well as officials from the ATA, government and other educational organizations.  Our meetings take place once a month at the University of Alberta Faculty Club and feature a dinner followed by a guest-speaker drawn from a broad cross-section of both the public and private sectors.

Famous 5 Foundation Luncheon

February 9, 2017

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Calgary, Canada. Former PM Campbell spoke at the Famous 5 Foundation's luncheon as part of their 2017 Enbridge Famou5 Speaker Series. Ms. Campbell's speech was titled "Taking Risks - Taking Stock", and she was quoted by attendees as saying...

"Risks are the belief that you can make something happen." (from @MikeGladstone)


"When people don't want change they often diminish your role or accomplishments." (from @shannoetry)

To learn more about the Famous 5 Foundation, check out their official website or follow them on Twitter: @Famous5Calgary.

Teaching Leadership in the Age of Trump

February 3, 2017

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Vancouver, Canada. Ms. Campbell delivered the closing keynote at the Conference Board of Canada's Quality Network for Universities conference. See the full agenda in the downloadable pdf below.

To learn more about the Conference Board of Canada's Quality Network for Universities visit their website.

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Leadership and Vision

January 23, 2017

Edmonton, Canada. The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Western Chapter welcomed Ms. Campbell to speak to them about "Leadership and Vision" during a recent luncheon.

Learn more about the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Western Chapter on their website.

Leadership in Public Health Systems

January 20, 2017

Banff, Canada. Ms. Campbell spoke about leadership to the University of Alberta's School of Public Health Fellowship in Health System Improvement program during their Optimizing Health Human Resources in Transformational Change module.

Learn more about the Fellowship in Health System Improvemet program/event at their website.