Fri, Jul 15|
Women's Empowerment, Social impact, Diversity, Equity & Entrepreneurship
In collaboration with Immigrant Women in Business (IWB), join us for an inspiring networking-centric event. This is the opportunity for you to network closely with some amazing business high-achievers, females thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, activists.
Jul 15, 2022, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
Toronto, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1P5, Canada
About The Event
M2D x IWB
Join us to celebrate women's empowerment, share your glorifying uplifting stories, empower and inspire Toronto immigrants. This is the opportunity for you to network closely with some amazing business high-achievers, females thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, activists. (All Genders are Welcome).
Organizer: Immigrant Women in Business (IWB)
IWB is a non-profit social enterprise association. IWB specializes in integrated multicultural joint ventures that help organizations, governments and private corporations engage and connect with Canada’s diverse ethno-cultural communities to build profile and brands. Our members are committed to improving the world through positive leadership, compassion and dedication to learning, growing and giving.
The organization promotes diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and access. Diversity makes us more innovative, creative and leads to better decision-making, among all other positive impacts. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming space which celebrates diversity of people and content across all communities.
What to Expect
We will offer delicious drinks and snacks, share collaborative networking, enjoy meaningful conversation and support IWB’s Mission to unite women to be change agents in the world and IWB’s Goal - accelerating women’s business ownership and strengthen their impact on the economy.
Our special guest Melissa Lantsman MP is a Canadian politician and public relations executive who serves as the Member of Parliament for Thornhill in the House of Commons of Canada. A member of the Conservative Party of Canada, she was elected in the 2021 Canadian federal election
- 4.30pm – Networking, Meet IWB Influencers, Sponsors, Partners
- 5: 30pm - Speed Networking. 1min elevator pitch - Inspirational (3 best win prizes)
- 6: 00pm - Find answers from our expert Entrepreneurs, Mentor-Mentee match, field-specific, you will get 30 min free mentoring session from influencers on sales, marketing, investment, customer acquisition, leadership, mindset, spirituality, biz start up, scalability, export/import, financial management, how to define your vision and strategy , sales forecasts, projections and resource needs.
- 6:30pm – Opening Keynote by Alex Ihama - Motivation, Darine BenAmara - Gender Equality, Stephen Clarke- Social Impact, Natasha E. Feghali, Janet Brown- Women Empowerment Naira Velumyan, Diversity Zaire Wanzambi & Peter Ratnikov- Youth Empowerment
- 7.00pm – Book Launch 'Narcissism', Congratulations Marian Balogun
- 7:10pm - Circle of Unity & Love – candles, hearts, minute of silence, gratitude Jenny Kalimbet Mila Bezpala-Brown Olesya Kolisnyk
- 7:20pm – QUIZ by Jelena Solujic About Women's Leaders - Win Prizes
- 7:30pm - Inspirational Speeches by Entrepreneurs, Women-Leaders, Activists, IWB Founding Members 1 min each: Aziza Zareh, Eszter Sebok, Maria Carolina Ojeda, Annie Hardock, Shirin Ariff, Arnella Renda-Tarantino, Gila Yefet, Zak Lioutas,, Kim Singh, Kacy Chohan, Micky Gulati
- 7.45pm - City official Kinga Surma, MPP, MODERATOR: Dr. Doaa Mohsen
- 7:55 – Inspirational Heroes Irina Jacobson, Papito Wilson and exciting announcement: Tony Simms will be inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame
- 8:05 – Francine Mbvoumbo, New Program Launch Mothers to Daughters (M2D)
- 8:15 - Jacqueline Dixon, Thank you Sponsors Alterna Savings, Scotia Bank, CryptoLifeTo, Bazar Online, Atomiic Exchange Purpose Driven Travel, Comda Promotional Products
**IMPORTANT** 250 people will be attending this event. You must be registered. Seats are limited.
Sponsorship- and Exhibition opportunities are available to a limited few. Sponsors will shine in a powerful group.
Please contact: Svetlana at 416.824.0015 email@example.com for more information.