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Port 3 - Leadership [clear filter]
Tuesday, January 28

1:00pm PST

Leadership Starts With You — Sponsored by Best Buy — Room #1500
Limited Capacity seats available

Leadership styles differ based on your background, past experiences and future envisions. Learn from vastly difference leaders on how they've navigated rough waters, let out the sails to capture momentum and drop anchor when necessary. And learn how to channel the inner leader in you!

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Tiffany Elsener

Transformative Learning Designer, NorthWild Leadership
Gleaning from education and learning through institutions including McGill University, Cornell University and Co-Active Training Institute, Tiffany has shared her approach of inspirational leadership over the last decade of working in operational management roles in events and luxury... Read More →

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Elizabeth Beddiaf

Agile Coach, Best Buy
Elizabeth is an Agile Coach at Best Buy Canada where she leads through influence, collaboration and coaching.She connects the dots across departments, disciplines and teams (from senior leadership to communities of practice to development) to reach their maximum potential and deliver... Read More →
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Geoff Ayi-Bonte

Leadership & Organization Development Consultant, New History Consulting Inc.
I own and operate New History Consulting Inc. as a personal and professional development facilitator.My practice focuses on creating positive transformations to improve experiences, to empower and to give deeper purpose to actions.As an Organization Development Consultant and Registered... Read More →
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elan Bailey

Founder, Leadership Coach and Organization Development Consultant, UpLevel Leadership Academy
Elan's passion is developing people, teams and organizations that thrive. As a small business growth advisor with Cultivate Advisors, she works with entrepreneurs who are mission-driven, women-owned and people-focused to help take your business to the next level.She has 10 years experience... Read More →
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Daleth Hildebrand

Senior Program Manager, Hootsuite
Daleth is software leader who has tackled many different roles: software development manager, program manager, developer advocate, project manager, change agent. She is a fierce supporter of team building, diversity in technology, and dev culture. Daleth is currently a force-multiplier... Read More →

Tuesday January 28, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST
SFU Beedie School of Business - Segal Graduate School Building

3:30pm PST

Embracing Your Inner Wonder Woman — Sponsored by Delta Hotels — Room #1200
Limited Capacity filling up

A roundtable discussion about navigating through you careers, stepping up to new opportunities, and how to be a "Wonder Woman" who has it all. We'll hear authentic stories from some Wonder Women of Tech which will be sure to make you think twice about all your awesome strengths and how to use them going forward.

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Danniele Livengood

Program Manager, WWEST SFU

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Elizabeth Sarobhasa

Database Analyst, Prospera Credit Union
CTO at Women Who Drone
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Khristine Carino

Career Advisor/Mentorship Specialist, YWCA Tech Connect
I am a champion and mentor for moms relaunching careers who have taken time off for childcare. Talk to me about career transitions, strategic volunteering and job leads in BC tech!
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Efe Fruci

Speaker | Confidence Coach | Author, Founder of ODIHI
Efe Fruci is the founder of Odihi. The term 'Odihi' is a Nigerian name in Edo Dialect which means "essence of greatness". Created to give Black girls and women the opportunity to gain hands-on career experiences, grow their network, and build their confidence through coaching... Read More →

Dr. Sarah Lubik

Executive Director, the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship; Director, Entrepreneurship, SFU
Dr. Sarah Lubik is the Executive Director of the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship and Simon Fraser University (SFU)'s first Director of Entrepreneurship. She has experience coordinating pan-European startup support programs, is a certified expert business coach, and was... Read More →

Tuesday January 28, 2020 3:30pm - 5:30pm PST
SFU Beedie School of Business - Segal Graduate School Building
Wednesday, January 29

10:00am PST

The Rise of Women in Thought Leadership — Room #1200
Limited Capacity filling up

Thought leaders are the opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They’re trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and show how to replicate their success. Who are the women leaders hugely inspiring men and the world today, and how are they doing it? How can we raise up many more women as thought leaders? Join our panel to hear from influencers in the city to see how they achieve it all!

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Founder | Director, Young Innovators
A twelve year veteran of global higher education Pearly has educated 5000+ students from 15+ countries through programs she instructed, created, or directed. Now she spends her days creating innovative curriculums for schools, organizations, and businesses; advising learning institutions... Read More →

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Cybele Negris

CEO, Webnames.ca
Cybele Negris is a serial entrepreneur, seasoned board member, speaker, mentor, and columnist.Cybele is CEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca, Canada’s original .CA Registrar and provider of hundreds of domain extensions, webhosting, email, security products, and other online solutions... Read More →
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Miranda Lievers

Co-Founder & COO, Thinkific
Miranda Lievers is a Vancouver-based entrepreneur devoted to the intersection of small business and technology. As co-founder & COO of Thinkific, she's helped over 40,000 business owners earn $150 Million+ with online courses this year alone while educating 12 million+ students around... Read More →
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Naomi Liu

Director, Global Marketing Operations, EFI
A constant problem solver and life-long learner, two things you will always hear me say are: “How can I help you streamline that?” and “How can we do this faster/better?” I’m a fanatic about improving sales and marketing processes and removing roadblocks by using data to... Read More →

Dr. Elicia Maine

VanDusen Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Academic Director Mitacs i2I Innovation Skills Training, SFU
Elicia Maine is the W.J. VanDusen Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Beedie School of Business, Academic Director of the Invention to Innovation (i2I) Program, and Special Advisor on Innovation to the VPRI at Simon Fraser University. Within the SFU VPRI, she has... Read More →

Wednesday January 29, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm PST
SFU Beedie School of Business - Segal Graduate School Building