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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Toronto Celebration

November 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm


What is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day?

We are a global movement celebrated in 144 countries and in 110 universities/colleges reaching over 1.4 million people worldwide. Our goal is to unite a network of business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, dignitaries, innovators and change-makers to initiate women led start-ups that drive economic expansion and advance communities worldwide.
We have ambassadors in over 300 cities across the world that create local events.
See WED events around the world.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Toronto Celebration

Join over 200 people at the Toronto celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.
Who can attend?
Anyone who celebrates and supports women entrepreneurs.
Toronto Ambassador – Chioma Ifeanyi – Okoro (CEO, My African Corner)


1:30 Registration
2:00 Welcome Address and Session on Finding Balance
Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro (Toronto Ambassador) and Aksinia Stavskaya (CEO, Find Staffing Solutions Inc, Previous North American Ambassador Women’s Entrepreneurship Day)
2:30 PR for Scaling Startups
Erin Bury(Managing Director, Eighty-Eight Agency)
3:00 Community Driven Business Growth
Ria Lupton (Founder, Canadian Community Builders, Marketing Manager, RIGHTSLEEVE)
3:20 Obviously Awesome – using context to take your offering from “What?” to “Wow!!”
April Dunford (Founder, Rocket Launch Marketing)
3:50 Know Your Customer and Win with Design
Michelle Caers (Founder and CEO, DesignedUX)
4:30 The Power of Authenticity In Entrepreneurship
Ritu Bhasin (Founder, Bhasin Consulting Inc. Author, The Authenticity Principle)
5:00 Panel Conversation – Startup Stories
Moderator: Danielle Graham (Program Manager, OCE), Eva Wong (Co-founder, Borrowell), Tamar Huggins (Founder, Tech Spark and Black Women Code), Snita Balsara (Investment Manager, Investment Accelerator Fund, Marsdd), Lidia Bit-Yunan (Co-founder, Set Scouter)
6:00 – 7pm Networking Session


November 17, 2017
1:30 pm
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MaRS Discovery District Centre
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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