Meet Our Speakers

Erica Baker –


Erica Baker


Sr. Engineering Manager at Patreon, Former Sr. Engineer at Slack

Sara Gonzalez


Sabrina Geremia


Country Director at Google

Robert Davis


Arlan Hamilton


Founder at Backstage Capital

Anne Ojeda


Damien Hooper-Campbell


VP, Chief Diversity Officer at eBay

Elizabeth Gonzalez


Bo Young Lee


Chief Diversity Officer at Uber

Todd Hernandez


Reshma Saujani


Founder & CEO at Girls Who Code

Janet Nowak


Anisha Asundi

Harvard Research Fellow: Gender Specialist, Women and Public Policy Program

Peter Muller


Dave D’Oyen

Inclusion & Innovation Builder at Shopify

William Tamaya


Molly Q. Ford

Senior Director, Global Equality Programs at Salesforce

Anne Long


Fran Hauser

Startup Investor & Author

Diane Kazarian

Managing Partner GTA, National Banking & Capital Markets Leader

Johanna Maska

CEO at Global Situation Room Inc., Former Director of Press Advance at The White House

David Ossip

Chairman & CEO at Ceridian

Michael Rhee


Tiffany Pham

Founder & CEO at Mogul

Zainab Salbi

Humanitarian, Media Host & Author

Erica Keswin

Founder at Spaghetti Project, Author of “Bring Your Human to Work”

Andrea Van Leeuwen

Head of Marketing, Facebook and Instagram Canada

Njeri Rionge

CEO at Upcountry Africa Fund Assets Corp.

Jay Rosenzweig

CEO at Rosenzweig & Company Inc.

Eva Wong

Co-Founder & COO at Borrowell

Hillary Hartley

Chief Digital Officer at Province of Ontario

Leen Li

Chief Financial Officer at Wealthsimple

Lisa Lisson

President at FedEx Express Canada

Mayesha Tashnil

Management Consultant at Monitor Deloitte, winner of MIT’s Climate Collab Challenge

Caroline Riseboro

Chief Executive Officer at Plan International Canada

Riya Karumanchi

Chief Executive Officer at SmartCane

Hannah Le

Activator at The Knowledge Society (TKS)

Zaynah Bhanji

Innovator at The Knowledge Society (TKS)

Tanisha Bassan

Innovator at The Knowledge Society (TKS)

Bea Arthur

Founder & CEO at The Difference, Host & Contributor at Forbes

Teri Currie

Group Head, Canadian Personal Bank, TD Bank Group

Allen Lau

CEO & Co-Founder at Wattpad

Amber Mac

Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, & Media Personality

Michael Katchen

Co-Founder & CEO, Wealthsimple

Raia “Coach” Carey

Life Coach, Speaker, Entrepreneur

Saima Malik

Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Planning and Prioritization, Digital at TD Bank Group

Lisa Wardaw

EVP, COO & Head of Business Transformation at Munich Re North America (Life and Health)

Kirstine Stewart

President & CRO at Tribalscale

Kris Reyes

Digital Journalist at  AJ+

Candice Faktor

Partner at Faktory Ventures

Claire Neary

Senior Editor, Report on Business, The Globe and Mail

Jennifer Jackson

President at Capital One Canada

Sophia Parsa

CEO & Co-Founder at toot

Steve Irvine

Founder & CEO at

EguonoOnoyovwi Omotayo

Director, Digital Strategy at CIBC

Zoe Jones

Senior Full Stack Developer at Cognizant

Ilse Treurnicht

Business & Innovation Executive

Rizwan Khalfan

EVP, Chief Digital and Payments Officer at TD Bank Group

Michele Romanow

Co-founder at Clearbanc