Joelle Pineau

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science; Co-director, Reasoning and Learning Lab · McGill University

Machine Learning Researcher; Professor of Computer Science and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University; Senior Fellow at CIFAR

Reinforcement learning and probabilistic inference Deep Learning Natural Language Processing Robotics Adaptive treatment design

Noreen Golfman

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) · Memorial University

Dr. Golfman is an experienced, multi-dimensional scholar and academic leader who is actively engaged in cultural issues.

Film Graduate Studies Academic & Administrative Leadership Arts and Culture Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

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

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Postdoctoral Research Associate · Lancaster University

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Jessica Ferne

Director, Global Health Impact · CanWaCH (Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health)

Leader in disaster response, international development, youth & women-led programming, and sexual health & rights

Monitoring and Evaluation Adolescent Health Non-Profit Leadership Program Management Public Health

Alexandra Samuel

Technology writer and strategist · Social Signal

Technology speaker; Wall Street Journal contributor; Author of the Harvard Business Review's "Work Smarter with Social Media"

Data Analysis and Interpretation Internet and Society Digital Parenting Data Analysis Social Media

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Kara Santokie

Director · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Kara Santokie, PhD, does policy analysis and works to increase civic engagement among women in Toronto.

International Relations Human Rights International Development Project Management Policy Analysis

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Mary Breunig

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Social Justice and Equity Studies · Brock University

Mary Breunig is an expert in experiential education and social justice pedagogy, an educational consultant, and professor

Environmental Education Experiential Education Social Justice Schoolground Greening Outdoor Education

Laura Madokoro

Assistant Professor, History and Classical Studies · McGill University

Laura's research focuses on the history of race, refugees and religious and secular humanitarianism.

Refugee and Human Rights Issues Immigration Canadian History Archives Heritage

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

Lydia Di Francesco

Owner and Founder · Fit & Healthy 365

Fitness Expert, Certified Personal Trainer, Health Coach

Exercise Fitness At-home Workouts Travel Workouts Exercise and mental health

Rachel Gouin

Director, Research and Public Policy / Directrice, Recherche et politique publique · Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada / Repaires jeunesse du Canada

Non-profit leader with expertise on children & youth

Youth Youth Activism Youth and School-To-Work Transitions youth mental health Youth Engagement

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

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

Jessie Thomson

Senior Director, Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team · CARE Canada

Leading expert in humanitarian assistance and refugee protection

Humanitarian Assistance International Development Refugee Protection Forced Migration Gender and Emergencies

Dalal Hanna

PhD Student, Natural Resource Sciences · McGill University

Scientist researching aquatic ecosystem services and protected areas (Services écosystémiques aquatiques et les aires protégés)

Aquatic Ecosystem Services Protected Areas Urban Beekeeping Landscape Ecology Beekeeping

Jennifer Lynes

Director of the Environment and Business Program · University of Waterloo School of Environment

Jennifer Lynes's expertise intersects business and the environment, where she focuses on investigating the marketing of sustainability.

Marketing Social Marketing Community-Based Social Marketing Green Marketing

Marcela Mandeville

CEO · Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Advocate for women entrepreneurs and female business leaders

Entrepreneur Business Start Up Women Business & Leadership