Bree Jamieson-Holloway is founder and managing lawyer at Jamieson Law, an advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, and a Forty under 40 winner. She challenges us to rethink Diversity and Inclusion to recognize the individual beyond labels and checkboxes.
Kevin Bourne is CEO of the PR and content marketing firm SHIFTER Agency Inc., editor-in-chief at SHIFTER magazine, a freelance journalist, and a media personality. He urges businesses to consider how best to adapt to new realities—whether that means rebuilding their team or retooling to win at the highest levels.
David Mosley is founder and CEO of OwlCare, a company whose mission is to help families and their aging loved ones to transform chaos into care. He shares how family caregivers can navigate the challenges of health-crisis chaos and adapt to caring for loved ones at home.
Justin Sutherland is a clinical medical physicist, founder of realizeLAB, and co-founder of medtech startup Realize Medical. His experience as a researcher, teacher, medical physicist, and techpreneur inspires him to innovate the way young doctors learn…with virtual reality.
Karla Briones is the founder of Immigrants Developing Entrepreneurs Academy (IDEA)—an online platform designed to educate newcomers to Canada about and connect them with our business ecosystem. She is a business strategist, business advisor, winner of the 2018 City of Ottawa Immigrant Entrepreneur Award, owner of Global Pet Foods Kanata & Hintonburg and Freshii Westboro, and a small business columnist. She knows adapting is essential for immigrants and entrepreneurs alike—and that Canada has the opportunity to foster the most successful immigrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in the world.
Sandra Schillo leads the Inclusive Innovation Research Cluster at the Institute for Science, Society and Policy and is an Associate Professor at the Telfer School of Management, both at the University of Ottawa. She shares with us that inclusive innovation is not just about who is included in the innovation process, but also how they are involved and what that implies.
Tina Liu is a landscape architect at the National Capital Commission (NCC), a National Judge of Communities in Bloom, and is responsible for the Christmas Lights Across Canada program. Her experience as a landscape architect has taught her how parks and greenspaces improve our mental and physical wellbeing—and how we can use plant life to create healthy spaces at home.