Vancouver November 10, 2020

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.

ERIN ANDREWS

Sports Broadcaster, Co-Host of Dancing with the Stars, Cancer and Adversity Survivor

Overcoming Adversity
What You Will Learn
  • How to build resilience amidst the uncertainties we face in life and our careers.
  • What it takes to make it in a male-dominated industry.
  • How to build a mindset of perserverance.

SOPHIA AMORUSO

New York Times Bestselling Author and Founder & CEO of Girlboss

Community and Redefining Success
What You Will Learn
  • Why women should support women and how to find your support system.
  • How to accelerate your career by using past failures to fuel your success.
  • Why it is important to trust your instinct and follow your gut in leadership, and know which rules to follow and which rules to break.

YASSMIN ABDEL-MAGIED

Bestselling Author, Broadcaster, and Award-Winning Social Advocate

Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership
What You Will Learn
  • How to unravel unconscious bias and structural marginalization in the workplace.
  • The ways in which being outside the norm affects your career and what individuals and organizations can do about it.
  • How to control our responses to circumstance, take back control, and realize the power of the stories we tell ourselves.

RITU BHASIN

Bestselling Author, Global Diversity Expert and Authenticity Advocate

Authentic Leadership and Empowerment
What You Will Learn
  • How bringing our authentic selves to work can create happier, more productive organizations and teams.
  • Why authenticity is the practical antidote to exclusionary work cultures and the strategies required for interrupting bias.
  • How to unlock the power of differences for more inclusion, empowerment, and innovation within our organizations.

DR. KIMBERLEY AMIRAULT-RYAN

Award-Winning Performance Consultant and Sports Psychologist for the NHL, NBA, and Olympic Games

Performance and Team Effectiveness
What You Will Learn
  • How to build a long-term winning culture within your organization through practice and resilience.
  • The traits possessed by the most successful in their fields and how you can replicate it within your career, team, and organization.
  • How to perform and refocus after setbacks, while developing and maintaining winning habits through challenging times.

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