Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson

Vice President of Technology Operations & Services at Cloud Transformation

Sarah Baldeo

Neuroscientist, Artificial Intelligence Expert & Public Speaker

Kwame Osei

Recruiter, Teacher, Coach and Public Speaker

Gary Kimmel

CTO at Salesforce

Indira Naidoo-Harris

Public Leader, Legislator, Journalist, & Human Rights Advocate

Sarain Fox

Canadian Anishinaabe Activist, Broadcaster, & Filmmaker

Patrick Lor

Managing Partner at Panache Ventures

Keziah Osei

HGTV Personality & Owner at Keyz To Your Home

Brigadier-General Krista Brodie

Decorated Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces


Paul Tawil

Disc Jockey at DJ PJ Productions

Christie Nelson

Co-Founder & Project Manager at Family Fuse 

Moe Ismail

Teacher & Stand-Up Comedian


Shylah Nokusis

Shylah Is a Trades and Apprenticeship Consultant Working With Indigenous Communities Across Saskatchewan.

Rebekah Stuckless

Full Member of the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers

Krista Grenier-Roy

Millwright Apprentice from Sudbury

Roy Fernandes

Superintendent of Education, Equity, Diversity, Indigenous Education & Community Relations

Karen Chan

Founding member of the ADAPTOVATE Toronto leadership team

Frank Abruzzese

President and CEO of AlphaKOR

Dora Strelkova

Electrical Engineering Graduate, Software Developer, Maker

Mackenzie Habash

Program Manager of the Windsor Essex Regional Technology Development Site

Allison Chong

Project Manager, Mechanical Engineer & Technical Field Services at Enbridge Gas

Michael Brown

Team Lead of the United Way’s On Track to Success Program

Delaney Krieger

Interior Systems Mechanic Apprentice at United Brotherhood of Carpenters

Lauren Tedesco

Senior Vice President at the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA).

Kurt Downes

President/Head Coach of the Boarder City Athletics Club

Special Guests

Nour Hachem-Fawaz

President & Founder of Build a Dream

Nicole Verkindt

CEO of

Cheryl Young

Enbridge Senior Specialist within the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team.

Florine Ndimubandi

Black, African & Caribbean Support Tutor at GECDSB