It’s that time of the year! With 2023 on the horizon, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the past year and highlight some of the incredible accomplishments our speakers have made in 2022.
Take a look at the speakers featured below to discover the big moves they have made this past year!
Dr. Rumeet Billan | Named as CEO and Owner of Women of Influence
An award-winning, internationally recognized entrepreneur, learning architect, speaker, author and humanitarian, Rumeet recently announced she was the incoming CEO and Owner of Women of Influence. Women of Influence is one of North America’s leading organizations offering solutions for workplace gender equality and women’s advancement. Rumeet is passionate about creating platforms that encourage women, youth, communities, and organizations to envision what could be possible, and she’s dedicated her time to support causes and lead initiatives that promote human welfare. She takes over the role of CEO on December 1, 2022. | [view profile]
General Rick Hillier | Appointed Chair of the Strategic Advisory Council by the Ukrainian World Congress
General Rick Hillier is a Canadian army officer who served as the Chief of the Defence Staff, the top-ranking officer in the Canadian military, from 2005 to 2008. Hillier was recently appointed as Chair of the Strategic Advisory Council by the Ukrainian World Congress where he offers support and advocacy for the Ukraine’s defence militia and is an advisor the military side where the council can be of support or assistance. As part of this role, General Hillier is championing the #UniteWithUkraine campaign, which has been helping procure non-lethal protective equipment for Ukrainians since shortly after the war began. Hillier’s skills and experience in international diplomacy, defence, procurement, intelligence, logistics, communications, law and fundraising will support the civilian defenders in Ukraine’s Territorial Defence Force. | [view profile]
Farah Mohamed | Appointed CEO of the Prince’s Trust Canada
A social profit entrepreneur, Farah Mohamed knows how to grab hold of a challenging current issue and ensure action and momentum for results towards a better world. Through compelling personal experience and lessons-learned, Farah inspires audiences to cultivate a better future by showing passionate leadership, empowering young people, and seeing the value of a social profit entrepreneurship mindset. Farah was recently appointed CEO of the Prince’s Trust Canada, a national charity with a mandate to create more sustainable, equitable and future-ready communities. |[view profile]
Alfredo Tan | Joined Loblaw Media as Senior Vice President and Managing Director
A thought-leader, change agent, and an impact-focused innovator, Alfredo Tan has elevated world-class customer experiences, accelerated digital innovations, and transformed cultures within his organizations. He recently announced he would be joining Loblaw Media as the Senior Vice President and Managing Director. He brings his past experience leading teams responsible for all guest-facing digital experiences, technology, innovation, marketing, product management, data analytics & research to transform the guest experience and deliver over $2B in e-commerce revenue. | [view profile]
Anna Maria Tremonti | Launched Intimate Memoir Podcast, Welcome to Paradise
Over the years, Canadian journalist Anna Maria Tremonti has covered some of the biggest stories around the world, from intense armed conflicts to long-running social problems, eventually becoming the host of “The Current,” Canada’s top current affairs show where her mix of hard-edged journalism and hard-won empathy helped build the show into Canada’s most listened-to radio program. Earlier this year, Anna Maria announced the launched of her intimate memoir podcast Welcome to Paradise on CBC Podcasts, where she shares her personal experience with domestic partner violence. | [view profile]
Farrah Khan | Awarded a 2022 Governor General’s Award
Farrah brings compassion, joy and impact to some of today’s most complex conversations about gender-based violence, equity and inclusion. She is recognized across North America for her groundbreaking work in supporting survivors of sexual violence, advocating alongside with marginalized communities, and leading institutional and systemic change. She was recently named a recipient of the 2022 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case, in national recognition of her exemplary contributions to the promotion of gender equality. |[view profile]
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