Melissa Martinez

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Martinez is an expert on human rights, criminal organizations and post-conflict societies in Latin America.

Post-Conflict Societies in Latin America Human Rights Criminal Organizations

Anne Giardini

President · Weyerhaeuser

One of Canada's most influential lawyers, Giardini is also an executive and accomplished author and speaker

Advancement of Women Women in the Workplace Aboriginal Law Legal Practice Diversity

Lorraine Lafrenière

Chief Executive Officer · Coaching Association of Canada

Lorraine is a strategic thinker with excellent people skills and an enthusiastic approach to challenges.

Sports Management Sponsorship Event Planning Marketing & Branding Strategic Planning

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

Candace A. Yano

Gary & Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration | Professor of Operations and Information Technology Management · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Supply Chain Management Service Systems Management Production-Quality Interface Issues Marketing-Production Interface Issues

Ruth Williams

Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics · UC San Diego

Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.

Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)

Pamela Cross

Legal Director · Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre for Women

Advocate and expert on violence against women and the law

Violence Against Women Family Law Criminal Law Confidentiality and recordkeeping Organizational and Board development

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care

Jennifer Reynolds

President & CEO · Women in Capital Markets

Advocate for the advancement of women in the capital markets and for increasing the representation of women in leadership in Canada.

Women in Capital Markets Capital Markets Venture Capital Investment Banking Private Equity

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Sue Metzger

Professor of the Practice, Information Systems; Faculty Director, VU Women in Tech | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sue Metzger, MS, is an expert in advancing women in technology, mobile app development and entrepreneurship, and enterprise computing.

Business Advancing Women in Technology Mobile Application Development and Entrepreneurship Enterprise Computing Including the Cloud Collaborative Media

Jill Earthy

Chief Growth Officer · FrontFundr

Jill Earthy is an entrepreneurially minded leader with a passion for supporting small business

Clare Beckton

Executive Director · Carleton University Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership

Author, researcher, motivational speaker, consultant, coach and leader

Women's Leadership Strategic Planning Risk Management Aboriginal Policy Issues Inclusion and Diversity

Kirsten Travers-UyHam

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Commodities Markets Risk Management Investment Management Alternative Investments Derivatives

Kelly Mack, PhD

Faculty Fellow - Office of the Provost · Fielding Graduate University

Advocate and expert in advancing and empowering women and underrepresented groups to pursue STEM disciplines.

STEM Research Research Administration Physiology STEM Education policy STEM Education

Julie Cafley

Senior Vice President · Public Policy Forum

Julie Cafley is a frequent speaker and commentator on issues relating to higher education leadership and governance.

Governance and Public Policy Higher Education Administration Women & Leadership Community Development Innovation

TA Loeffler

Professor · Memorial University of Newfoundland

TA inspires audiences to embrace the challenge of change and promotes self-leadership through interactive multi-media presentations

Leadership Team Building Resiliency & Change