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The Crisis Centre 6th Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon

On March 26, 2021, five hundred members of the Cayman Islands community gathered in the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom to hear the empowering and inspiring message of internationally sought-after inspirational keynote speaker, Liz Murray at the 6th Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon hosted by the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre.

Power of the Purse Luncheon celebrates women

The Power of the Purse Luncheon - a much-anticipated yearly event - had to be cancelled last year, like so many others, due to...

Journalist shares story of strength and survival

Ten years ago, Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout was abducted and held captive by insurgents in Somalia for 460 days in an effort to extort ransom money.

Lindhout brings message of resilience and survival to Power of the Purse event

Canadian Amanda Lindhout, the keynote speaker at this year’s Power of the Purse event on March 22, says whether she liked it or not, she had to become a survival expert.

Women open their purses and show their power

More than 500 women, along with a few men, packed into a ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Friday afternoon for the annual Power of the Purse, a Scotiabank-sponsored fundraiser that benefits the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre women’s shelter.

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Empowerment through ‘Power of the Purse’

In 2015, Scotiabank’s Power of the Purse luncheon was born. The idea was to have an inspirational female guest speaker and fill the ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman with women looking to make a difference.

‘Glass Castle’ author tells story of transformation

Award-winning author Jeannette Walls shared a story of optimism and triumph at the third annual Power of the Purse fundraising luncheon on March 24, organized and sponsored by Scotiabank. Before a full ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Ms. Walls told a tale of transformation from an often difficult childhood to an internationally acclaimed writing career.

Author encourages women to embrace their differences

New York Times best-selling author Jeannette Walls brought a message of resilience and hope to Grand Cayman during Friday’s third annual “Power of the Purse” fundraiser. Ms. Walls appealed to the common humanity of the audience, encouraging women to embrace their stories.

Power of the Purse luncheon this Friday

The 3rd Annual Power of the Purse luncheon will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman this Friday. The enormously successful event always features an accomplished guest speaker, and this year is no different.

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