Deborah Stienstra

Professor · University of Manitoba

author, researcher, advocate, speaker on inclusion, accessibility, gender-based analysis, disability policy, and global development

Disability Rights Disability Access and Advocate Gender analysis Women International Development

Yin Brown

LPS Greater Toronto Area Project Coordinator · DisAbled Women's Network of Canada

Seasoned program and project manager, dynamic trainer and speaker, and passionate advocate for equity and inclusion.

Customize programs to reach organizational objectives.

Dr. Sadie Bell, BSc, PhD

Research Fellow · London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Currently working on projects to explore vaccination programme delivery in the UK.

Older People's Health Health Services Research Health Care Policy Health Inequalities Disease Control

Maurya Glaude

Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.

Disaster Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Adolescent Mental Health

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Julia Ranzani

Content Marketing · Creative Communications

I do everything content.

Content Marketing Mobile Marketing Social Media Marketing

Lara Pilutti

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences · University of Ottawa

The goal of our research is to optimize the accessibility of exercise for people with multiple sclerosis to maximize health-related benefits

Exercise Physical Activity and Health Exercise and chronic diseases Multiple Sclerosis Kinesiology

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

School Food Options Nutrition food insecurity Nutrition in Food Programs

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Laura Tamblyn Watts, LLB

President and CEO · CanAge

Nationally and internationally recognized expert on law and aging issues, with a specialty in law reform, policy, partnerships, and more.

Financial Literacy for Vulnerable Populations Plain Language Tool Development Legal Research Elder Law Mediation

Constantinos K. Coursaris

Associate Chairperson, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, and Social Media researcher and consulting focusing on Digital Transformation and Healthcare.

Digital Transformation Digital Marketing E-Business User Experience Human-Computer Interaction

Lionel Gadoury RGD

President · Association of Registered Graphic Designers

Principal, Context Creative / President, Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)

Relationship Marketing Brand Design Creative Direction Graphic Design Accreditation / Certification Digital Entrepreneurship

Prof. Reshma A. Merchant

Head Div of Geriatric Medicine, Dept of Medicine · National University Hospital

A/Prof Merchant is a strong advocate for ageing in place and recognized as a thought expert in frailty and healthy ageing internationally.

Population Health Healthy Ageing Successful Ageing in the Community Sarcopenia Academic Administration

Jessica Shaw

Assistant Professor · University of Calgary

Intersectional feminist professor & social worker. Researches: medical assistance in dying (MAiD); pregnancy, birth, & abortion experiences.

Medical Aid in Dying Abortion Social Justice Feminism Social Work

Daniel Holland, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Disability rights in transitioning parts of the world; health care policy; neuropsychology; rehabilitation psychology

Clinical Neuropsychology Biological Bases of Behavior Clinical Health Psychology Rehabilitation Psychology Disability Rights