Coryn Briggs Announced as Keynote Speaker for the Women of Influence Awards 2023

Coryn Briggs Announced as Keynote Speaker for the Women of Influence Awards 2023

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The Women of Influence Awards are pleased to announce Coryn Briggs as the keynote speaker for this year’s event.

Coryn is a local empowerment coach, author, and yoga for trauma instructor.  She is an active and positive voice in Grande Prairie, and was instrumental in organizing the very popular GP Night Markets in 2022.  She helps individuals access their inner strength, find their voice, and live their best lives. Through one-on-one coaching, workshops, and speaking engagements, she motivates others to overcome obstacles, find clarity and direction, and build self-confidence. She is an impactful leader and serves with a deep commitment to mental health and inclusion.

Coryn’s talk at the lunch event will bridge the International Women’s Day theme of #EmbraceEquity and the Women of Influence Awards.  She’ll provide a powerful message about embracing change and resiliency in healthy ways, and inspiring women to acknowledge their achievements.

Event Details

The Women of Influence Awards event takes place on March 8, 2023 starting at 11:00am at the Montrose Cultural Centre.

Tickets are available for $40 at

Nomination packages to nominate a Woman of Influence are available at and must be submitted by Friday, February 17, 2023.

“The Women of Influence Awards are an inspiring event year after year. We encourage all members of the community to join in the celebration of International Women’s Day, honour our local community leaders, and enjoy an empowering message from our keynote speaker,” says Mayor Jackie Clayton.


The Women of Influence Awards were established to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) in Grande Prairie while celebrating women’s achievements and promoting equal opportunity for all.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an event recognized worldwide to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and to advocate for the continued advancements of equal rights.

The IWD 2023 theme is #EmbraceEquity. The theme motivates others to consider, understand and modify behaviours to improve gender parity within our own spheres of influence. Embracing equity to foster inclusivity and diversity that helps to drive success for everyone while celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political advancements of women.

For additional information on the Women of Influence Awards, please visit