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 EVENT SCHEDULE

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Registration & Breakfast Networking
Music by Jennamae Togado-Webb | Front of House & Plaskett Gallery

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Land Acknowledgment & Open Remarks
Angelene Prakash & Bigger Ideas Team | Theater

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Keynote: Showing Up for Yourself & Your Bigger Ideas

Vee Kativhu | Theater

10:45 AM - 11:25 AM

Leadership, Entrepreneurship & the Power of Mentorship

Laura Sukorokoff, Maxine Cunningham - Moderated by Rowena Veylan | Theater

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
The Road to Career Transitioning & Pivoting from Layoffs/Redundancy
Rikita Saraswat & Brittany Clough - Moderated by Aarti | Theater

12:10 PM - 1:50 PM

Lunch & Breakout Sessions Open

Plaskett Gallery & Studio IC

Breakout Sessions TOPIC & TABLES

MYCEO:

Entrepreneurship or Business: Exploring The Path That Is Right For You

Leaders: Glorie Averbach and Betty Hasker

 

SOCIAL BRAND INC:

Grant Writing, Fundraising & Learn Current Business Grants, Get Comprehensive List of Non-Profit Grants & How To Access Them.

Leader: Nicola Fairweather

 

CAREER CONTACTS:

Professional Resume & LinkedIn Optimization Feedback Get Hands-on-Support on your Resume and Elevate your Professional Presence on LinkedIn

Leaders: Natasha Jeshani, Taj Chhina, Thomas Cao

 

RE-DEFINED:

Partner Exhibitor Information Booth

Leaders: Arundhati Thampi and Jasneer Kaur Dhupar.

 

MDS CONUSLTING:

Studying and Working with PR /Work Permit

Leader: Messia Ditshimba

CCOCoaching: Culture, Career and Organizational Coaching:

 

Interviewing Skills Coaching

Leader: Shalyma Cambridge

 

VANCITY:

Securing Funding / Loans for entrepreneurs and business owners

Leaders: Anita Odunuga, Hafiza Khidri, Anjana Price & Harisha Masand

 

MINERVA:

Partner Exhibitor Information Booth

Leaders: Tina Strehlke, Anushka Oberoi and Carol Markwei

DRESS FOR SUCCESS (DFS) VANCOUVER

Partner Exhibitor Information Booth

Leaders: Sydney Budgeon, Bukkie Adewuyi & Kate Brunger

2:00 PM- 2:40 PM

Disability & Wellness in the Workplace; Fostering Inclusion

Larissa Crawford & Kristin Bower - Moderated by Sosa Eweka-Valentine | Theater

2:45 PM- 3:25 PM

Your Relationship Between You & Money

Dhia Istiqamah & Anjana Price - Moderated by Corry Staff | Theater

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM

Collaboration over Competition

Efe Fruci, Judith Kasiama & Glorie Averbach - Moderated by Meredith Garritsen | Theater

4: 10 PM- 4:20 PM

Break & Get Ready For Pilates 

Plaskett Gallery & Changing Studio's

4:25 PM - 5:10 PM

The Importance of Mental Wellness & Nutrition Benefits from the Inside Out

Sandra Millard & Tricia - Moderated by Sosa Eweka-Valentine | Theatre

5:10 PM - 5:15 PM

Break & Get Ready For Pilates 

Plaskett Gallery & Changing Studio's

5:20 PM - 5:50 PM

Pilates Movement with

Ro Nwosu | Studio IC

5:10 PM- 6:10 PM

Wrap Up Networking

Ritika Saraswat | Theater

6:10 PM - 6:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Efe Fruci, Ams Ukaegbu & Angelene Prakash | Theater

 OCTOBER 26, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Post-Conference Workshop & Networking with Speakers

Bigger Ideas Conference Theatre | ZOOM

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