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9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

 Registration & Breakfast Networking

Music by Elizabeth Irving

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Led by Efe Fruci & Angelene Prakash

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Progressive Perspectives: Focus on Progress NOT Perfection

Dominique Baker

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

An HR Insider's Guide to Salary Negotiations & Pay Transparency

Natasha Jeshani

11;20 AM - 12:00 PM

Career Renaissance: Navigating Career Exploration and Optimizing Your Network

Eunice Kajoba, Khristine Carino - Moderated by Stephanie Redivo

12:05 PM - 12:25 PM

Resilient Mindset: Rejection is Redirection: Keep Building and Growing

Issy Idehen, Oxana Kirsanova, Teclar Gudu, Liz Clifton

12:25 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch Break & Networking

Food and Refreshments

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Engage, Influence, Inspire: Marketing & PR in the Digital Age

Pam McMeekin & Claire Henwood, Moderated by Riley Carswell

1:45 PM - 2:05 PM

Boardroom Barriers: Overcoming Obstacles for Women's Leadership and Navigating Climbing the Ladder

Kathleen Johnson

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM

 Your Relationship Between You & Money

Lucy So, Nicola Fairweather, & Vancity Team

2:50 PM - 3:50 PM

Breakout Session | The Wallace Venue

Interview Skills & Job Interview Preparation

Leader: Maheen


Level Up Your Resume and Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile 

Leader: Hannah Flostrand


Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Designing $100,000+ Careers That Honor Your Roots

Leader: Jette Stubbs


Shattering Stereotypes: Women Redefining Cybersecurity Excellence

Leader: Tayo Adeniyi

Triple Threat: Unlock the Combination for Career Success on Your Terms

Leader: Makenzie Chilton

Mind The Gap: Navigating Life After Graduation

Leader: Efe Fruci

Women in Film: Learning from Industry Leaders:

EmpowHer film programs with Rogue Studios 
Leader: Lisa Ovies
- Behind the Lens: Navigating the Student Filmmaker's Journey 
Leader: Ava Maria Safari

Women in Trade: Exploring Skillset in the Trade Industry
Leader: Amanda Owens
Beyond Borders: Climbing the Corporate Ladder and Building Your Own Path

Leader: Fadima Barry Priere

Neurodiversity Nurtured: A Journey for Parents Supporting Exceptional Kids

Leader: Zaineb Ghlayem

Boardroom Barriers: A Q&A on Barriers for Women to Getting into Higher Decision-Making Roles in Organizations and How to Navigate the Challenges of Climbing the Ladder
Leader: Kathleen Johnson
Getting the Doors Open: What Needs to be Done Now and What Can Wait When Opening a Bricks and Mortar Location
Leader: Kendall Gustavson

4:00 PM -4:40 PM

Career and Motherhood: Building a Career and Navigating Parenthood Choices

Megan Campagnolo,  Tayo Adeniyi , Agasha Mutesasira, & Sylvia Doan

Moderated by Efe Fruci

4:45 PM - 5:25 PM

Health Over Hustle: Cultivating a Culture of Wellbeing

Jessie Dhaliwal, Tiara Cash - Moderated by Lauren Legree

5:25 PM - 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks & Prize Giveaways

Angelene Prakash & Efe Fruci

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

After Party Networking Mixer | The Wallace Venue

Network with the speakers, peers and leaders from the conference to inspire one another while building lasting connections.

October 28th, 2024
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Post-Conference Mentoring & Networking with Speakers

Network with the speakers, peers, and leaders from the conference to inspire one another while building lasting connections.



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