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Updated: Mar 24, 2022

For Immediate Release


Desirée Bombenon awarded out of 8,500 nominations

CALGARY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 – Calgary based SureCall is honoured to announce that Desirée Bombenon, CEO, has been named the recipient of the Momentum Award at the 2020 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. Presented by Women of Influence, and now in their 28th year, the prestigious awards recognize the country’s leading female entrepreneurs who have made impressive and substantial contributions to the local, Canadian or global economy.

Alicia Skalin, Co-CEO and Head of Events, Women of Influence Inc., congratulated the winners for their incredible achievements, and for inspiring future generations of female entrepreneurs. “Now more than ever before, we are honoured to be able to recognize the incredible achievements and perseverance of this year’s award recipients,” says Alicia. “These women have faced the challenges of 2020 head-on and seized the opportunities to continue to pave the way for women entrepreneurs across Canada; a strong testament to the bright future of Canadian business.”

Desirée was one of six recipients celebrated at this year’s awards gala on November 18th, following a robust nomination drive that saw over 8,500 nominations come in from across the country. The Momentum is dedicated to a female entrepreneur that has pivoted her company through expanded management, empowered employees, and demonstrated excellence. Desirée was awarded for creating a flexible and responsive business that is able to adapt to changing market environments and leverage opportunities for continued growth. She has successfully capitalized on opportunities to deliver 10% or more growth, year-over-year for three years or more.

“This is the most humbling honour, I am so grateful to be part of this incredible community of fierce leaders, thank you RBC for continuing to highlight the narratives of female entrepreneurs across this country.” – Desirée Bombenon

With ongoing growth for the company and with the support of Desirée, SureCall is at a pivoting point. Desirée has over 30 years of business operational experience, and strategic leadership. Awarded Ernst & Young 2019 Entrepreneur of the year for the Prairies in Communication Technology, she is a bold innovator, futurist, and purpose driven leader. Through the "GoodCall" program Desirée established SureCall as a "purpose driven" organization. SureCall became a Certified Benefits Corporation (B Corp) in April of 2019 and was named a ‘Best For the World’ Honouree in 2019, rounding out Desirée's vision of utilizing business as a Force for Good.

For a complete list of this year’s award winners, visit our Awards Page.

About the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing the country’s leading female entrepreneurs. The awards are an initiative of Women of Influence, an award-winning organization dedicated to advancing women globally.

About Women of Influence Worldwide Inc.

Women of Influence, now in its 26th year, is one of North America’s leading organizations offering solutions for workplace gender equality and women's advancement. Through our global events, digital media, signature awards, and consulting, Women of Influence reaches a diverse community of professional women and men across Canada and internationally. Providing insights and inspiration, perspectives on key issues, and creating opportunities to connect — we are making change happen for women, today. Our signature programs include the Top 25 Women of Influence Awards and the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards.

For more information, please visit

About SureCall

SureCall Contact Centers Ltd. Is purpose driven award-winning BPO, A “Best for the World” Certified B Corporation. SureCall provides outsourced custom solutions supporting SME’s and Fortune 500 companies, with global headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For more information on SureCall, visit our website at

For interview requests or further information please contact:

Kiran Layal, SureCall, Executive Assistant to Desirée Bombenon & Director of Brand Vigilance, 403-219-0008,

Amanda Kruzich, Women of Influence, 416 456 8633,

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