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International Day of the Girl: YES SHE CAN, YES WE CAN!

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT

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Date:
October 9
Time:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

We Build A Dream

Event Details

Join us as we host our third annual International Day of the Girl event, virtually! Log in from the comfort of your couch, kitchen table or even your bed to hear from young women, and female trailblazers that speak about the steps we need to take to help young women create gender equity in the workplace.

MORNING SESSION- 9AM- 10:30AM EST #MOVETHEDIAL

We are thrilled to partner with #MoveTheDial to host our morning session, featuring their #MoveTheDialStories+

Potential: Turning What’s Possible into Reality. We will hear the personal stories of three remarkable leaders:

  • Lara Skripitsky, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada
  • Leen Li, CEO at Wealthsimple Foundation
  • Jully Black, the platinum selling recording artist known as “Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul”

These incredible women will share their stories about how others have seen and nurtured their talents, how they have lived up to their own potential, and offer advice on how they cultivate potential in others

The #MoveTheDialStories+ is included in your VIP and General Admission Ticket!

OUR MAIN EVENT 11AM-2:30PM EST

Our event Main Event, is jam packed, and will feature familiar female voices such as:

CORPORATE PANEL:

Moderated By: Jodi Kovitz- Founder, CEO- Move the Dial

Featuring:

  • Jennifer Khan- Head of Diversity & Inclusion- EllisDon
  • Michelle Chang- Director of People & Culture- MAD Elevator
  • Tiffany Connauton- Culture Program Advisor- Shell Canada
  • Chandran Fernado- Managing Partner- Matrix 360
  • Judaline Cassidy- Founder – Tools & Tiaras
  • AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

YOUTH PANEL :

Moderated by: Nicole Anderson- Windsor Essex Small Business Association

Featuring:

  • Riya Karumanchi, SmartCane
  • Hana Rauf, Girls of Change
  • Odyanne Loradain- Little Footprints Big Steps
  • AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

We look forward to having you tune in, and join this conversation while also enjoying:

  • A Key Note address from a soon to be announced female leader, who is leading charge when it comes to creating a gendered balanced workforce
  • An opportunity to connect and network with other women & female leaders, virtually within the event platform immediately following the event
  • Awards! Tune in as we recognized young female Dreamers that are doing big things in their community, along with local businesses that are implementing Diversity & Inclusion, as well as recognizing male allies that are helping us to create a more gendered balanced workforce

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