Keynotes and Fireside chats.
1) Brandi Leifso, Founder of Evio Beauty Group
Thursday, Sept 20 @ 7:30pm
2) Craig Ryan, Director, Social Entrepreneurship BDC
Thursday, Sept 20 @ 8:00pm
3) Kristina Balaam, Security Intelligence Engineer at Lookout
Thursday, Sept 20 @ 8:30pm
Discussion moderated by Sam Laliberte, Host of Freedom Lifestyle
Friday, Sept 21 @ 9:30am
5) Andrea Srestha, Co-founder of LuminAID
Friday, Sept 21 @ 10:00am
6) Mallory Greene, Head of CSR Wealthsimple
Friday, Sept 21 @ 1:15pm
7) Ilana Ben Ari, Founder of 21 toys
Discussion moderated by Kim Kirton, Co-Founder of UnCo. Summit
Friday, Sept 21 @ 3:45pm
8) Huda Idrees, Founder of Dot Health
Friday, Sept 21 @ 4:30pm
Panels that don't suck, promise.
1) WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS - Friday, Sept 21 @ 11:00am
Come hear our panelists tell their stories of when life handed them a rotten lemon, and how they managed to turn it around through their resourcefulness and optimism.
Moderator: Kayley Reed, Founder of Self Care Sunday
Katie Zeppieri, Founder of GIRL TALK
Marsha Druker, Founder of Fuck up Nights Toronto
Bailey Parnell, Founder of SkillsCamp
Jaqueline Leung, Founder of Pressed News
2) STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM - Friday, Sept 21 @ 2:00pm
Drake isn’t the only one who kept it real from the jump. Settle in and open your ears and hearts to our panelists’ stories of adversity, resilience and determination. These women bootstrapped and hustled like their life depended on it to defy the odds and make their dream happen.
Moderator: Nesh Pillay, Founder of Press Pillay
Vivian Kaye, Founder of KinkyCurlYaki
Huda Alvi, Founder of The Girls Trip
Winy Bernard, Founder of Deux Creative Agency
Sheena Brady, Founder of Tease Tea
3) IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO START - Friday, Sept 21 @ 2:50pm
They say that variety is the spice of life, and heck isn’t it true? In this panel we’ll hear from a diverse age range of inspirational folks, who started their ventures at very different stages of life. From dropping out of school to finding their calling later in life, or alongside motherhood, this panel is gonna give you all the feels.
Moderator: Aminah Haghighi, Founder of Unapparenthood
These hands-on workshops and masterclasses are your opportunity to get your hands dirty and get down to some business nitty-gritty. The Studio Sessions series runs in parallel to our core UnCo Summit program, and add LOADS of tangible value to your Summit experience. You’ll have the opportunity to book your spot on up to two of these 1-hour sessions when your ticket drops to your inbox on September 4th.
1.) BRAND STORYTELLING FOR IMPACT
Created for - Entrepreneurs
Want to bring your brand to life through storytelling, but concerned about keeping your marketing ethical? Learn the secrets to sharing stories that inspire AND sell - the honest way.
2.) KNOW YOUR NUMBERS: CASH FLOW VS. PROFIT
Created for - Entrepreneurs - Wantrepreneurs
Get crystal clear on your cash flow and profit margins, and why they both matter. By the end of this session, you’ll have created a 6-month cash flow projection for your business, and got all your financial terminology Qs answered in a supportive and open environment.
3.) SELLING WITHOUT SPAMMING: SOCIAL FOR SALES
Created for -Entrepreneurs -Wantrepreneurs
Now Creative Agency’s Now Creative Group's Aminah and Daniel are here to talk content and community building. As entrepreneurs, creatives and strategists, they'll share tips from the worlds of sales, content marketing, and branding. We'll focus on impact and value over vanity metrics. If you're ready to start turning your social following into customers, you won’t want to miss this session.
*Spots for Studio Sessions will be on a first-come first-served basis. Make sure you’re first in line when registration opens, by securing your UnCo Summit ticket today.*