Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Melissa Williams

Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Expert on social identities (gender, race, culture, stigma) and workplace hierarchies.

Gender Wage Gap‎ Women in the Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Evidence-Based Management Social Psychology

Claudia Buchmann

Professor and Chair | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in gender, race and class from a sociological perspective.

Social Stratification Education Gender Race and Ethnicity Comparative and International Sociology

Sarah Neville

Director · Open Line Communications

A speaker, educator and diversity & inclusion specialist. Sarah helps people bridge difference through powerful, authentic communication.

Diversity and Inclusion Intercultural Communication Presentation Skills Training Leadership Training Communication

Carla Bittel

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History of Medicine and Science Gender Issues History of Women's Health Nineteenth-Century U.S. History

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Moira Vetter

Founder & CEO · Modo Modo Agency

Founder & CEO of Modo Modo Agency; Inc. 5000 founder; former Forbes Contributor; B2B Branding & Value Creation for Fortune500 & Mid-Market

Recruitment Marketing Value Creation Marketing Marketing for Pe Portfolios Accelerating Time to Market Brand Valuation Creation

Julia Chung, CFP, CLU, FEA

Senior Financial Planner, Entrepreneur · Spring Financial Planning & Admin Slayer Services

Personal Finance & Family Enterprise professional leading Spring Financial Planning & Admin Slayer Services

Personal Finance Financial Planning Entrepreneur Family Business Planning Estate Planning

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

Professor Susan Watkins

Professor · Leeds Beckett University

Professor Susan Watkins is an expert in contemporary women's fiction and feminist theory.

Contemporary Women's Dystopian and Apocalyptic Fiction Doris Lessing Gender Culture Ageing

Jessica Tomlin

Executive Director · The MATCH International Women's Fund

Jess Tomlin works with women on the margins both in Canada and around the world.

International Development Strategic & Business Planning Program & Project Management Gender Equality Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

David Berri

Department Chair and Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA

Tanya Harrison

Fellow · Outer Space Institute

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

Jill McCorkel, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Jill McCorkel, PhD, examines the social and political consequences of mass incarceration in the United States

#SayHerName Prison Education Programs Race, Class and Gender Inequality Prisons and Punishment Law and Criminal Justice Policy

Valerie Smaldone

Award winning top rated media personality · Valerie Smaldone Media Worldwide

Sought after speaker on media, women's issues and personal growth; Corporate trainer and presenter

Life in Media Women and Entrepreneurship Dealing With Traumatic Illness How to Become A Media Personality Interviewing Skills

Hanan Hammad

Professor and Director of Middle East Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Hammad focuses on Middle Eastern history and Islamic civilization

Modern Middle Eastern History Revolutionary Iran Middle East Women in Syria and Iraq

Sarah Adeyinka-Skold

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Race and Ethnicity Gender Family Immigration Sex and Sexualities

Kristina R. Llewellyn

Associate Professor, Department of Social Development Studies · Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Professor Llewellyn studies the Education, History, and Equity.

Women's History Citizenship Education Oral History History Education History of Education

Gary Elkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience (Core Clinical Faculty) · Baylor University

Dr. Gary Elkins' areas of specialization are clinical psychology, health psychology, and hypnotherapy.

Clinical Psychology Health Psychology Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy for Hot Flashes Breast Cancer Survivors