Toronto April 12, 2019

Speakers

Below you'll find the biographies for each of our speakers, along with what you'll learn at their talk. You can find out when each speaker takes the stage on our agenda page.

ROBIN ROBERTS

Co-Anchor, "Good Morning America" and Bestselling Author

DR. TASHA EURICH

Organizational Psychologist, Researcher and New York Times Bestselling Author

Self-Awareness and Performance
What You Will Learn
  • What self-awareness really is, an understanding of your own self-awareness as a leader and how it helps leaders succeed.
  • How leaders who cultivate self-awareness bust through barriers to change, make smarter decisions, and lead more profitable companies.
  • What self-aware leaders do differently, and a few battle-tested tools to improve leadership skills and work performance.

TIFFANY DUFU

Leadership Luminary, Bestselling Author and Former President of The White House Project

Diversity and Women's Advancement
What You Will Learn
  • Why diversity and women's leadership is central to innovation and what we can do to help get more women into the highest levels.
  • How our early socialization, from our upbringing to popular culture, informs the expectations we have of ourselves, how that causes us to become overwhelmed, and how we can disrupt those expectations to redefine who we are.
  • How to meaningfully engage others to get the support you need (because your leadership journey is a team sport).

SAMRA ZAFAR

Human Rights Activist, Scholar, Author and Social Entrepreneur

Authenticity and Resilience
What You Will Learn
  • What leaders can do to foster a more inclusive environment for employees to feel safe to speak up and lean into their authenticity.
  • How to create genuine trust, real connection and collective resilience to enable you to unlock your potential as a leader.
  • Why it's important to embrace your authenticity and be vulnerable in order to truly connect as a leader.

LAURA GASSNER OTTING

Chief Catalyzing Officer at Limitless Possibility and Author

Confidence and Potential
What You Will Learn
  • How to discover your “consonance" — how you align what you do with who you are, to achieve your limitless potential.
  • Why self-doubt and uncertainty consign big dreams to limbo, hindering your ability to perform at your highest potential.
  • How to master your leadership voice through contagious confidence that activates the leader inside of you.

You can find a complete list of our past speakers on our main site.