9 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

10 a.m.

The Collective: Welcome Remarks

Host/MC: Melissa GreloCo-Host, The Social

10:10 a.m.

Keynote Address

Elaine WelterothAward-winning journalist, NYT bestselling author, Judge on Project Runway

10:50 a.m.

Diverse Voices, United Vision: Celebrating Women from Different Backgrounds & Industries.

Lainey LuiSenior Correspondent, ETALK

• Tanya Sam – Founder, The Ambition Fund
• Kike Ojo-Thompson – Founder & CEO KOJO Institute

11:30 a.m.

Energy Break

11:45 a.m.

Inspiring the Next Generation: Empowering Girls to Embrace Tomorrow’s Opportunities.

Charmain EmersonCultured Communications + Co-founder of Black Opportunity Fund (BOF)

• Andrea GunrajVice President of Public Engagement, Canadian Women’s Foundation
• Penny Oleksiak – Canada’s most decorated Olympian
• Noam Raiter – Family Medicine Resident Physician at University of Toronto

12:25 p.m.

From Startup to Stand Out: Navigating the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Karmen LaMer Founder, Tight Clinic

• Rebecca EcklerFounder & Publisher, RE:BOOKS
• Kena ParanjapeFounder, All You Are
Bhargavi Varma – Founder, Brown Girl Angels, Creator of The Kushie

1 p.m.

Networking Lunch

2:30 p.m.

Shared Stories, Collective Action: Personal Narratives that Inspire Change

Rachael SegalCEO, Beyond a Ballot

MJ DeCoteauFounder & CEO, ReThink Breast Cancer
• Shauna Nep – Co-Executive Director, The Archewell Foundation
Phyllis Webstad Ambassador of Orange Shirt Society, Founder of Orange Shirt Day

3:15 p.m.

Nourish to Flourish: Unlocking Hormonal Wellness Through Diet

Suzan GalluzzoRegistered Holistic Nutritionist & Transformation Coach


Energy Break

3:55 p.m.

Mapping the Path to Opportunity: Overcoming Obstacles in Personal & Professional Realms.

Serena Anthony – Chief People Officer, GroupM North America

• Sasha ExeterFounder, Sasha Exeter Inc., Product Development & Design, Host of the “My Friends Do Dope Sh*t” podcast
• Jordana H. GoldlistLawyer, TEDx Speaker, Boss
• Halla RafatiFounder & President, Halo & Co.

4:35 p.m.

Closing Keynote: Love, Trust & Honour Your Voice

Jahmeelah (Jam) GambleFounder, Chief Mic Slayer of Slay The Mic Productions Inc.

5:05 p.m.

Collective Cocktail Networking Party