Laurel Collins

Instructor in Political Sociology, Social Justice Studies, and the Sociology and Gender · University of Victoria

Publishes/presents on social movements, violence against women, civil liberties and anti-terrorism, electoral reform, and education.

Social & Political Philosophy Social Movements Social Movements and Collective Behaviour Political Activism Social movements and protest mobilization

Peggy Cooke

Board Member · Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

Feminist blogger and activist with a decade of administrative and advocacy experience in reproductive rights.

Abortion Social Justice Feminism Abortion in Canada Reproductive Health

Marcela Mandeville

CEO · Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Advocate for women entrepreneurs and female business leaders

Entrepreneur Business Start Up Women Business & Leadership

Janelle Robertson

Vice President and General Manager, National Diabetes Trust · Diabetes Canada

Janelle Robertson is Vice President and General Manager National Diabetes Trust at Diabetes Canada.

Management Strategic Initiatives Clothesline Program Clothing Donation Programs

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

Bruce D. Edwards, Esq.

Child Welfare Attorney and Community Activist · Advocates For Justice, Inc.

Author of book "The 14 Virtues of the Good Father"

Child Advocacy Parenting Raising Teens Fatherlessness Family Law

Cathy Burrell

Consultant and Social Media Educator · Cavern Retail Consulting

Currently a MEd student at UCalgary. I teach social media and entrepreneurship through Chinook Learning (Calgary Board of Education)

Teaching Social & Digital Media Adult Education Retail Public Speaking and Presentation

Patricia Zell, JD

Board Secretary · Fielding Graduate University

Partner at Zell & Cox Law, P.C. specializing in the laws affecting American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians

Legislation and Administrative Law Legislative Advocacy Public Policy Legal Advice Mediation

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D.

Expert in early childhood education, teacher preparation and leadership development · Florida Gulf Coast University

Elizabeth Elliott is a leading expert in the development of teachers and leaders in the field of education.

Early Childhood Education Teacher Leadership K12 Teacher Preparation Educational Advocacy Childcare Advocacy

Amy Kishek

Lawyer and Executive Director · Canadian Intern Association

Advocate for policy and law reform in areas of workplace law on behalf of precarious and young workers

Human Rights & Workplace Law Human Rights Labour Law Employment Law Youth Employment

Mark DiStasi

President · BOLD Solutions, LLC

Author of "From Survive to Thrive"

Strategic Planning Organizational Design Nonprofit Board Development Organizational Behavior and Leadership Volunteer Structure Planning Modeling

Chad Ray

Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University

His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.

Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality

Denise Amyot

President and CEO · Colleges and Institutes Canada

Denise Amyot is President and CEO of CICan, the national voice of Canada's public colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.

Postsecondary Education Non - Profit Organization Non Profit Advocacy Postsecondary Education Administration Public Administration

Jake Reid

Director, Government Relations & Advocacy, Atlantic · Diabetes Canada

Jake Reid is the current Director of Government Relations and Advocacy for Diabetes Canada for Atlantic Canada.

Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada Non-Profit Advocacy Diabetes Leadership

Janet Butler-McPhee

Director of Communications and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

International non-profit communicator and human rights advocate for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.

HIV/AIDS Health Policy and Human Rights Hiv / Aids Non-Profit Advocacy Non-Profit Advocacy and Social Justice

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

Karra Bikson

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Medical social worker with research focus on organizational change and diffusion of innovation.

Advocacy and Social Justice Organizational Change Hospice and Palliative Care Death and Dying Health Policy

Colin Lachance

Principal Consultant · PGYA Consulting

Whether you are changing the world or navigating the change, I'd like to help.

Strategic Planning Market Development Legal Technology Legal Services Public Policy and Advocacy

Premangshu Shekhar Sarker

Capacity Building Officer

A HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST

Advocacy for Maginalized Populations Capacity Building Communication & Presentation Skills Criminal Justice Reform