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On March 19, 2020 we were made aware that an attendee at the SheEO Global Summit on March 9 and 10, 2020 in Toronto, tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia. MORE INFORMATION

Join us at the first-ever SheEO Global Summit,

a gathering for women working on The World’s To-Do List.

March 9 & 10, 2020 in Toronto, Canada

“An incredible gathering of women at the SheEO Summit.

I can’t imagine ever missing this day again.”

At this critical moment in history, we no longer have time for business as usual.

Join us to learn from the women who are redefining business to create the change that we need in the world, now more than ever.

About the SheEO Global Summit

At the SheEO Global Summit you’ll:

• LEARN from more than 50+ women-identified speakers

• JOIN in dynamic & interactive content formats across four curated tracks

• MEET this year’s Canadian and US Ventures selected by SheEO Activators

• EXPERIENCE the first SheEO Venture global marketplace 

• CELEBRATE five years of #RadicalGenerosity and reaching Perpetual Fund status in Canada


The SheEO Global Summit is the most energizing two days you will spend this year. Join us to experience a completely redesigned conference experience, on your own terms with: 

  • Multiple stages with topics and formats for everyone: panels, small group Get-To-Action circles, lightning talks and more
  • Personalised, curated schedules inspired by our theme, and four tracks
  • Plenty of breaks, unstructured time and opportunities to connect with the community
  • Quiet spaces to reflect, integrate and breathe
  • Healthy, nourishing meals and snacks
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Speakers and schedule subject to change  



8:00am - Arrival & Breakfast

9:00am - Pre Show

9:30am - Welcome, Vicki Saunders Keynote & Venture Announcement

11:15am - Sessions: / Lunch 1

12:15pm - Sessions: / Lunch 2

1:15pm - Sessions: / Lunch 3

2:15pm - Sessions:

3:15pm - Closing Day 1, Ask Give

4:00pm - Break

5:00PM - The Afterparty & Venture Marketplace Reveal

View the full Day 1 Schedule

DAY 2:
SheEO Activators & Ventures Only

8:00am - Family-Style Breakfast

9:00am - Day 2 Welcome & Harvesting Day 1

10:45 am - 2019 Canada and US Venture Deep Dives

12:00pm - Family-Style Lunch & Venture Marketplace Re-Opens

1:15pm - Meeting the Community & Sessions: All Tracks

2:15 pm - Meeting the Community & Sessions: All Tracks

3:15pm - Closing Day 2 & Next Steps 2020

4:00pm - SheEO Global Summit Concludes

View the full Day 2 Schedule

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Venture Tracks (Nov 2019)
tracks finance (nov)
venture track (nov)
mindset track (nov)
systems track (nov)


Four content tracks have been designed to give you a holistic view of the new models, mindsets and systems
we need to redefine business and create a better world.

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Our speakers are heart-centered women of all ages, stages and sectors who are leading the change, doing the work and on the cutting edge of business with new models who will inspire you to take action.

Denise Hearn

Co-author, The Myth of Capitalism

Dori Tunstall

Dean of Design


Denise Williams

CEO at First Nations Technology Council

Delilah Panio

VP of Capital Formation for TSX and TSXV

CV Harquail

Author, & Co-Founder, Feminists At Work

Teara Fraser

CEO of Iskwew Air

Tracy Gray

Founder of The 22 Fund

Dr. Wendy Cukier

Prof., Entrepreneurship & Strategy Ted Rogers School of Management

Joshna Maharaj

Chef and Activist

Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi

Founder of Divity Group Inc.

Joy Anderson

Founder and President of the Criterion Institute

Kathryn Rose

CEO of wiseHer

Jay Ann Gilfroy

CEO, Vancity Community Investment Bank 

Suzanne Biegel

Founder of Catalyst at Large

Rachael O'Meara

Transformation & Executive Coach and Author

Sherry Stewart Deutschmann

Founder & CEO of BrainTrust

Séverine Labelle

President and CEO of Femmessor

Tania Cheng

Changemaker, Social Impact Leader, Innovation x Design

Andrea Menard

Singer–songwriter, Writer and Actor

Carol Anne Hilton

CEO and Founder of The Indigenomics Institute

Carol Vale

Founder of Tiddas in Business

Ale Lariu

Brand Experience Expert

Alisha Griffey

Founder of Daintree Capital

Komal Minhas

President of KoMedia

DJ Lissa Monet


Kiana Alexander

Chief Operating Officer for the Raven Institute

Lindsay Patrick

Head, Sustainable Finance at RBC Capital Markets

Marysia Czarski

Founder, Velocity Partnership

Amena Agbaje

Agency Partner Manager at Shopify Plus

Tatiana Fraser

Co-Founder at The System Sanctuary

Jennifer Cooke

Corporate Lead, Women in Trade, EDC

S. Mona Sinha

Board Chair at Women Moving Millions

Chivon John

Global Wellness Specialist, Shopify

Lynn-Marie Angus

Co-Founder, Sisters Sage

Cathy Bennett

Associate, Creative Destruction Lab & SheEO Board Member

Lynnette Kaid

CEO, Founder, Artist & Entrepreneur

Amesika Baëta

Senior Account Manager, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Julie Trell

Head of muru-D • Human API 

Alecia Aquino

Director of Commercial Financial Services Strategy at RBC 

Lisa Tepper

Area Executive Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher

Lisa Yancey

Consultant, Co-founder of SorsaMED and The We’s Match

Jenny Rudd

Editor and co-owner of UNO

This year our theme is:

Collectively, we have everything we need. This year's Summit focuses on what we can do to reorganize our resources, systems and structures to create a better world, with SheEO Ventures and Activators leading the way.

Who is the SheEO Global Summit for?

The SheEO Global Summit is for anyone who believes we need to create a new model and a better world - no matter your age, lifestage or experience.

Join us if…

  • You’re focused on creating a better world, on your own terms
  • The term Radical Generosity makes you smile
  • You’re looking to meet your co-founder, mentor or long-lost friend
  • The never-ending bad news cycle has left you feeling helpless
  • You need something
  • You have something to give
  • You’re ready to roll-up your sleeves and get to action

Hotel Details & Travel Information

Hotel Partner:

The Westin HarbourCastle

A 4-star hotel in downtown Toronto located a 10-minute drive from the Global Summit Venue.

Click here to book.

Closest Airports:

Toronto Pearson Airport (international airport)

Billy Bishop Airport (regional airport)

Review our Summit FAQs or reach out to us at  

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Volunteer Roles & FAQs

Thank you to all who have registered as volunteers! All of our roles are now filled. If you would like to be placed on an on-call list in case a volunteer role opens up, please email us at . 

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Thank you to our Partners

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We can't wait to see you there!

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