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Singer, Songwriter, Advocate
Susan is the first Inuk artist to win a Juno (3) and a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement, she is an officer of the Order of Canada, holds several Honorary Doctorate degrees and has held command performances; but Susan also acknowledges the path has not been easy.
“Here I was, living a life I never imagined, but I was struggling to understand who I was.
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Harassment in the Workplace, Customer Service, Customer Loyalty and Sales Expert
Elaine Allison, (CSP) is known as a Customer Care Advocate and is an international keynote speaker; trainer, consultant and author of the bestselling book The Velvet Hammer: PowHERful Leadership Lessons for Women Who Don't Golf.
Elaine is passionate on transforming companies and organizations via modern customer service strategies to be number one in their industry.
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Journalist - World Affairs, Human Rights and Women's Rights Expert
Sally Armstrong has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world. From Bosnia and Somalia to Congo and Afghanistan, her eyewitness reports have earned her the Amnesty International Media Award four times over, as well as acclaim all over the world.
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Futurist Speaker, Trends, & Innovation Expert
Nikolas Badminton is one of Canada's and the World's leading experts and keynote speakers for futures and foresight predictions and trends. He is a master of igniting curiosity in the changing world.
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Gardening and Horticulture Expert
Keynote speaker Donna Balzer, has an Agriculture degree from the University of Alberta with a specialty in Horticulture and a passion to help gardeners grow. She is a freelance garden consultant, author, speaker and journalist for print media, radio and television.
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Ethics, Values and Trust Expert
Christopher Bauer is a licensed psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience as a trainer, keynote speaker, and consultant. Between coaching, speaking and consulting, he has worked with front-line workers to senior executives and everyone in-between.
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Burn Survivor, Safety Culture and Workplace Safety Expert
The words “get it done” have taken on new meaning for Spencer Beach. They were among the last instructions he received from his employer on April 24, 2003, at a routine job site in Edmonton’s Rutherford Close neighbourhood.
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Olympic Speaker, Resilience, Preparation & Excellence Expert
Olympic Silver Medalist, Cheryl Bernard is a dynamic and powerful keynote speaker. She draws from her business, non profit and sporting success to inspire audiences to achieve their maximum potential.
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Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Determination and Inspiration
Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau first fell in love with freestyle skiing when he watched Jean-Luc Brassard compete in Lillehammer. Following in the footsteps of his idol, he became the top Canadian junior in freestyle at age 14.
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Quebec Community | Community Development
Resiliency, Change & Productivity Expert
Mark Black (CSP), was Born with a life-threatening heart defect where he underwent two open-heart surgeries before the age of one. He battled his condition and it’s limitations for twenty-two years quite successfully, but at 23 yrs old, Mark was suddenly faced with the biggest challenge of his life.
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New Brunswick Community | Community Development
Fitness, Health and Wellness Expert
Celebrity trainer and Global fitness expert Ramona Braganza may be most known for sculpting hot Hollywood bodies, including that of Jessica Alba’s and Halle Berry’s, but her love of fitness and quest for excellence has facilitated the transformation of hundreds of bodies and attitudes worldwide. Recognized as one of the top Personal Trainers in the world in the entertainment industry, Ramona worked as Jessica Alba’s personal trainer for over 12 years and continues to train celebrities and individuals using Ramona’s 3-2-1 Training Method of 3 CARDIO segments, 2 CIRCUIT strength training segments and 1 CORE segment.
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Motivation, Teamwork, Leadership Expert
Henry Burris is an former professional football quarterback, who played 18 seasons in the Canadian Football League. He won three Grey Cup championships, two with the Calgary Stampeders, in 1998 and 2008, having spent 10 years of his career with them, and one with the Ottawa Redblacks in 2016.
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Education, Literacy and Digital Classroom Expert
Jennifer Casa-Todd is a gifted speaker and workshop facilitator. She has been described as engaging, inspirational, knowledgeable, and passionate.
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Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Expert
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Manitoba Community | Community Development
Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Experts
Pearlene Clunis and Devon Clunis are passionate about diversity and inclusion.
Devon immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from Jamaica at age 11, in 1975.
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Manitoba Community | Community Development
Canadian Football Hall of Famer and CFA Charterholder
Jon Cornish works for in private wealth management for TD’s Private Investment Counsel and has been with TD for 5 years. Cornish is currently a level 3 candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst Program.
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Climate Action Engagement Expert
Since 2015, Jessica Correa and her team have been inspiring individuals and organizations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions through behavioural change. Her focus is to bring awareness to climeate change being everyone’s problem and responsibility, while being able to deliver practical insights on how to contribute to a greener planet.
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Kidnapping Survivor, CEO and Transformation Expert
Alfonso Cuadra is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, success coach, and philanthropist an entrepreneur of 15 years, at 18 years old he started a small company that grew to 15 locations across Canada. Born in the late seventies in El Salvador, a country on the road to revolution, Alfonso Cuadra and his family couldn’t avoid the turmoil surrounding them.
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CEO, Inner Peace and Social Enterprise Expert
Dennis Cuku is keynote speaker that is passionate about self improvement, productivity, mental health and sustainable development. He is the co-founder of the Mosaic Family of Companies, a knowledge-worker collective designed to effect positive social change through business.
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Radio Host, Emcee, Entrepreneur
Sue Deyell is a professional MC who will always ensure your event goes off without a hitch! Sue is known for her sense of humour and ability to charm a crowd! She loves to entertain and brings her professionalism and positive attitude and style to every event!
Sue Deyell has a unique ability to read an audience and adjust accordingly! She has experience with every type of event, from fundraisers, to being a panel moderator, to introducing the Rolling Stones at Calgary’s Saddledome; Sue is at home in front of any audience. With more than 23-years on-air as a radio announcer, and 2 years as Host of her own TV show, Sue is an extremely versatile talent.
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Communication, Marketing and Public Relations Expert
A dynamic, self-starter with over 25 years international experience across a wide spectrum of the tourism industry. Dr.
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2-Time Canadian 100m Champion
As a native Albertan Sam Effah has speed. He has represented Canada at three World Championships, three World University Games, two Commonwealth Games and most recently placed second on the Amazing Race Canada with Olympian teammate Sarah Wells.
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Survivor - Resiliency, Adversity and Self-Esteem Expert
Kelly Falardeau is a burn survivor since the age of two-years-old on 75% of her body and constantly struggled with her self-worth and confidence. She found a way to go from near-death to success; from the ugly scar-faced girl to the Top 10 Most Powerful and Influential Speaker, Fierce Woman of the Year, three times Best-Selling Author, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and most recently a YWCA Woman of Distinction.
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A Full Indigenous Perspective
The Makokis Family can work together or as an individual to draft up different types of presentations from a broad or technical perspective. The Makokis family has become one of Canada's most recognizable Indigenous Families.
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Changemaker and Innovation Facilitator
William Gagnon is green buildings specialist and decarbonization expert. He completed a building engineering degree (Concordia University), grad-level studies in Sustainable Carbon Management (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi) and a Climate Fellowship from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)
William is passionate about social engineering to accelerate decarbonization; in parallel to his work, he has been hosting an ecoanxiety workshop series with different groups in Canada and abroad.
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Northwest Territories Community | Community Development
Leadership, Transformation and Communication Expert
Kevin Gangel is CEO and Founding Partner of Unstoppable, a consultation organization, whose noble cause is “to promote leadership for a transformed world”. Unstoppable is a ‘future-driven thinking' consultancy and its primary business is delivering Cultural Transformation.
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Gold Medalist, Paralympic Athlete and Cancer Survivor
Peak performance expert Andrew Haley has had his share of ups and downs. As a child Andrew had cancer twice and each time was given a 35% chance to survive.
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Community and Social Justice Advocate, Writer, Facilitator and Strategic Planner
Speaking to groups large and small, Carissa Halton uses humour and story to explore how we find and build community wherever we are: at work, at home, in our neighbourhoods. Sharing stories from her debut book Little Yellow House; Finding Community in a Changing Neighbourhood, her keynote and breakout sessions can be tailored to meet a diverse range of organizational needs.
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Conflict Management, Communication, Collaboration & Resilience Expert
Charmaine Hammond is a highly sought-after business keynote and workshop speaker, entrepreneur, author and educator who teaches and advocates the importance of developing trust, healthy relationships and collaboration in the workplace. She has helped clients in many industries build resilient and engaged workplaces, develop high trust/high accountability relationships, and solve workplace issues that get in the way of success and profitability.
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Leadership and Accountability Expert
Tom Higgins is a keynote speaker on the topics of leadership, overcoming adversity, health & wellness and excellence. Before joining the CFL, Tom was an All-Conference and All-American team captain in both football and wrestling at North Carolina State University.
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Indigenous Tourism and Entrepreneurship, Indigenous Storytelling, First Nation Relationship building Expert. Owner of Multiple businesses building strong vibrant economies in our Communities.
Born and raised in the Northwest Territories (NWT) Greg’s Indigenous Culture and background is his identity. Once Greg Hopf received his post-secondary education in Alberta, Greg went on to successfully manage a tourism hunting and fishing lodge in the NWT where the focus was on developing and providing Authentic Indigenous experiences.
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LGBTQ2, Two Spirit and Diversity Expert
Anthony Johnson, a self-proclaimed spiritual nomad, is an artist, poet, photographer, cultural documentarian, public speaker, and a strategic analyst whose mission in life is to explore the beauty of the Earth and its inhabitants. A proud Dine (Navajo) man who was born and raised on the Navajo Nation, he’s lived in many cities across Turtle Island and even had a short stint in Shanghai, China.
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Former Zen Monk turned Inner Fitness and Communication Coach
Allan Knight is a truly unique person with an extremely interesting and compelling background. He is a former Zen Monk who for the last 25 years has been a guide, mentor and coach helping people to speed up the process of achieving a deep level of inner freedom, inner confidence along with the ability to connect effectively with others both professionally and personally.
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Positive Psychology, Engagement, Happiness and Safety Expert
Positive Psychology Expert Paul Krismer teaches people and organizations to leverage positive emotions so they can achieve corporate and personal excellence. Paul’s engaging delivery leaves audience members wanting more.
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Leadership, Student Engagement, Classroom Management, Literacy, SEL and Edutainment Expert
Whether you are looking for a Keynote or conference entertainment, Étienne Steven Langlois is guaranteed to “rock” your conference, district meeting, graduation, or commencement ceremony with an unforgettable delivery. He’s a pop culture icon that has been name-dropped on SNL, had his songs sung live by Justin Bieber, and is the subject of the TV documentary “The Accidental Rockstar” covering the first 25 years of his career.
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Psychology, Social Policy and Mental Health Expert
Todd Leader is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Social Worker who has spent the last 26 years leading service development and transformation, as well as health promotion, particularly in the areas of mental health, addictions, and primary health care while also teaching in the Faculty of Science at Saint Mary’s University. He has earned the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award; Faculty of Arts, and the 2016 Overall Excellence in Teaching Award, from the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association, and health services under his leadership have earned two international best practice awards, and a leadership award for excellence in women’s health.
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Entrepreneur, Marketing, Customer Service Expert
Author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker Daniel Lewis is the proud founder of the award winning tea company T By Daniel. His people-focused outlook on entrepreneurship and his experiential business tactics have garnered him and his company nationwide recognition and many awards and honours such as a 2016 Business Excellence Award and 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs.
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Future and Technology, Globalization, Urbanization and Innovation Expert
Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. Lindsay is also a senior fellow at the New Cities Foundation, where he leads the Connected Mobility Initiative exploring the future of smart cities and networked transportation, sponsored by the Toyota Mobility Foundation.
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Digital Marketing, Reputation Management and Technology Expert
Tod Maffin is president of ENGAGEQ Digital, a social engagement agency that helps such brands such as the Grey Cup, Mountain Equipment Coop, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Abbott Pharmaceutical, OK Tire, and more. At ENGAGEQ, he leads a small world-class team of social engagement experts, developing digital strategies, driving social engagement, and helping our clients build measurable results.
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Canada's Two Spirit, Diversity, Indigenous Health and First Nation Expert
Dr. James Makokis leads one of North America’s most progressive family medical clinics serving both LGBTQ2S and First Nation peoples from all over Canada.
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Aboriginal, First Nation, Indigenous and Social Policy Expert
Dr. Patricia Makokis,(Ed.
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Team Ahkameyimok! - The Amazing Race Season 7 Winners
Dr. James Makokis is well grounded in all matters relating to Indigenous cultures, traditions, values, and customs.
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Resilience, Restorative Justice and Violence against Women Expert
Shannon Moroney is the author of two bestselling memoirs: Through the Glass (2011), her own story following the violent crimes of her first husband; and Out of the Shadows (2019), the story of human trafficking survivor Timea Nagy. Both are published worldwide Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
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Urban Planning and Sustainable Development Expert
Simon O'Byrne is an award winning urban designer/planner and is Senior Vice President of Stantec's 2,000 person Community Development Business Line. As a planning expert, he is frequently quoted in the media and is a sought after global public speaker.
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Innovation, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Business Expert
A brilliant and charismatic keynote speaker, ground-breaking business man, Canadian philanthropist leader and author, Frank O’Dea, founder of the Second Cup, inspires and motivates audiences from all walks of life. Frank O’Dea’s story of triumph over adversity in business and in his personal life inspires audiences around the world.
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Customer Service and Power of Trust Expert
Natalie Doyle Oldfield is a Tedx speaker and a 3x awarded of the world’s Top Thought Leaders in Trust by Trust Across America. Natalie joins other recipients of this award including: Sir Richard Branson, CEO Virgin Group, Howard Schultz, Chairman, former CEO of Starbucks, Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman, internationally renowned authors Tom Peters, Stephen M.
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Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Marni Panas is diversity and inclusion professional dedicated to creating safe and welcoming, and inclusive environments especially for the LGBTQ population in large public and private organizations, all levels of government and departments, health care, educational institutions, corrections and law enforcement. Most recently she was a member of the LGBTQ2 Apology Advisory Council which helped draft the apology Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 to LGBTQ people in Canada who for discrimination and injustices faced by this community as a result of federal legislation, policies and programs.
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Medical Doctor, Indigenous Health and First Nation Expert
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Leadership Development, Overcoming Adversity, Change Expert
Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row addict.
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Futurist, Technology, Media and Trend Forecasting Expert
Michael Rogers studied physics and creative writing at Stanford University with additional training in finance and management at the Stanford Business School Executive Program. He has been a keynote speaker with companies ranging from FedEx, Boeing and GE to Microsoft, Pfizer and American Express, as well as both NASA and the Department of Defense.
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Mental Health Advocate and Strategist, Keynote Speaker Trauma-Informed Coach
Vincent Savoia is a transformational leader who has significantly impacted the trajectory of the mental health conversation in Canada. I approach every challenge by following my motto, “Be inspired to change yourself, and then change the world.
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Environmental lawyer, Environmental Commissioner, Expert on Climate, Energy and Environment
Dr. Dianne Saxe is one of Canada’s most respected environmental lawyers, with 40+ years’ unparalleled experience writing, interpreting, and litigating Ontario’s energy and environmental laws.
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Women of Inspiration - Financial Wellness, Entrepreneurship Expert
Lesley-Anne Scorgie has a passion for personal finance was strong well before her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2001. What started all the fuss in the first place was when she took up teaching her high school business class about investing, much to her teacher’s surprise.
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Olympic Speaker, Overcoming Adversity and Excellence Expert
Beckie Scott retired in 2006 as Canada’s most decorated cross-country ski racer in the history of the sport. A 3 - time Olympian, Scott won gold in Salt Lake City in 2002, becoming the first Canadian (and first North American woman) to win an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.
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Educator, Positive Leader, Difference Maker, and Best-Selling Author
Lindsay Sealey earned a B.A.
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Leadership, Diversity and Human Centred Design Expert
Gayathri Shukla is a dynamic, thought-provoking speaker who inspires individuals to rise to their personal and collective potential. She is the Founder of a social enterprise, where she masterfully harnesses the power of storytelling to help diverse teams discover their unique strengths, while building skills in empathy.
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Expedition Leader, Adventurer and Excellence Expert
Byron Smith is a riveting keynote speaker on any subject related to leadership, overcoming adversity, goal setting, commitment, motivation, problem solving, risk management, and time management. He is constantly in demand all over the world to deliver his presentations.
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Conscious leadership and Social Contributor Cultivator
YouMeWe Social Impact Group founder, Suzanne F. Stevens (CSP) has been invigorating audiences on five continents since 2000.
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Olympic Gold Medalist - Attitude, Performance and Leadership Expert
Bruny Surin was recently inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and by doing so, became the first athlete with Haitian roots to earn this prestigious honor. An athlete that was born in Cap-Haiti, and later immigrated to Montreal, Canada at the age of 7 with his parents and sisters.
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Quebec Community | Community Development
Two-Spirit Advocate and Mental Health Expert
Teddy Syrette (Ozhawa Anung Kwe/Yellow Star Woman) is a 2-Spirit Anishnabe from Rankin Reserve of Batchewana First Nation of the Anishnabek. Teddy has a background in social justice for First Nation and 2Spirit and LGBTQ+ people and communities.
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Mindfulness, Leadership and Strategy Expert
Ravi Tangri (CSP), has invested his whole life studying and applying the science of success. Tangri helps individuals, teams and organizations identify the key habits, systems and processes that play a key role in what limits and increases engagement, productivity and accountability in today's fast changing working environments.
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Women’s Issues, Gender Equality and Fitness Expert
Sarah Taylor is a TV Personality, Fitness Expert, Body Positive Gym Owner, Plus Size Model, Blogger, Former Miss Plus Canada, and Motivational Speaker. You can catch her any day as TV personality and fitness expert on Cityline and Breakfast Television.
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Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication, Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Tina Varughese (CSP) is a 'hilarious, dynamic, thought-provoking, humourous, energetic and engaging' speaker. She offers workshops and keynotes on a number of topics including Diversity, Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication and Sales, Leadership Staff Recruitment and and Work-Life Balance.
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Olympic Athlete, Mental Toughness, Teamwork and Performance Expert
Hayley Wickenheiser has been sharing her passion and knowledge for the game of hockey for 15 years. She delivers inspiring keynote speeches relaying stories from her five Olympic games for charity, school, and corporate events.
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