Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Amanda Clayton

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.

Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics

Mary-Kate Lizotte

Associate Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Lizotte is an expert in public opinion and can share insight on the role the COVID-19 pandemic plays in the 2020 presidential election.

Gender Differences in effect of attractiveness on political candidacy Gender Differences in Political Interests Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Melissa Williams

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

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

Social Psychology Power & Corruption Gender wage gap Women in the Workplace Diversity & Inclusion

Vianne Timmons

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Regina

Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Regina

Community Affairs Academic Leadership Education and Educational Leadership Innovation Developmental Disability

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Jan Smith

CEO · S3, Inc.

Leading Provider of Technical, Training, and SETA Services

technical services training services SETA services

Veronika Sonsev

CEO & Founder · inSparq

An inspirational personality in the mobile and digital technology field who is pioneering new business opportunities for women entrepreneurs

Startups and Investment Management Entrepreneurship Mobile Technology and Wireless Financial Forecasting and Planning Operations Management

Melissa Fudor

Marketing Manager · inSparq

Glass ceiling? HA! inSparq's Marketing Manager develops ecommerce strategies while empowering female tech entrepreneurs at Women in Wireless

Brand Identity & Management Brand Positioning and Content Management Online and Direct Marketing Public Relations Product Marketing Strategies

Catherine Cerulli

Director, Susan B. Anthony Center · University of Rochester

Cerulli is an expert in women's rights and equality, suffrage, and domestic violence

Women's rights and equality Domestic Violence Psychiatry Women's and Gender Studies Women work and welfare

Catherine Duggan

Chief Executive Officer · International Pharmaceutical Federation

Catherine Duggan provides leadership, development, advocacy and growth to global pharmaceutical organizations.

Equity and equality Pharmacy Management Pharmacy Health Services Research Leadership

Kelly Ottman, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Kelly Ottman is an expert in facilitation of boards, strategic planning, and leadership development and coaching.

Global Mindset Organizational Culture Mission, Values and Culture Alignment China/Asia and Cross-Cultural Understanding Adult Education

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

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

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

Jennifer Garvin

Vice President of Supply Chain · ChristianaCare

Jennifer Garvin is the vice president of Supply Chain for ChristianaCare.

Vendor Management Procurement of Goods and Services Continuity of Supply Inventory Management

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

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