RISE and Resilience is a virtual event celebrating women entrepreneurs and women in STEM in Windsor-Essex. Touching on topics such as work/life balance, the importance of resources, diversity & inclusion, resiliency and business pivots, this summit will allow you to learn from the successes of other women in our area and help you on your entrepreneurial or career journeys.

RISE & Resilience 2021 Summit
EVENT speakers
Markie
Tuckett

Founder & Owner, Timber + Plumb

Pina
Ciotoli

Co-Owner, WindsorEats

Danielle
Campo McLeod

2X Paralympian, World Record Holder

Susan R.
Crystal

Consul General, US Consulate Toronto

Dianne
Bondy

Founder, Yoga For All

Heather
Chauvin

CEO & Founder, Mom Is In Control

Irene Moore
Davis

Manager, Continuing Education, St. Clair College

Kavaughn
Boismier

CFO, Wave Direct

Komal
Doshi

Director of Mobility Programs, Ann Arbor SPARK

Tashlyn
Teskey

Manager of Projects & Research, Workforce WindsorEssex

Ann
Diab

Business Banking Manager, BMO

Sue
Brunet

Owner, Ergonow Incorporated

Christine
Colautti

Executive Director, Erie Shores Health Foundation

Andrea
Descargar

Founder, Ecovana

Aislyn
Lewis-Laurent

Windsor’s Women Techmaker Ambassador

RISE & Resilience 2021 Summit
EVENT schedule
8AM – 8:45AM
Morning Yoga with Dianne Bondy

Speaker: Diane Bondy

8:45AM – 9AM
Break

Local Women Musicians

9AM – 9:15AM
Welcome
9:15AM – 9:20AM
RISE Report – A Review of the YQG Women Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Tashlyn Teskey – Workforce Windsor-Essex

9:20AM–9:50AM
Keynote #1 – Managing Work/Life Balance

Heather Chauvin

9:50AM–10:25AM
Importance of the Integration of D+I Thought (20 min + 15 Q&A)

Irene Moore Davis

10:25AM–10:35AM
Break

Local Women Musicians

10:35AM–11:05AM
Keynote #2 – Resiliency in Every Form

Danielle Campo

11:05AM–11:35AM
The Dreaded “P” Word – Pivoting Your Business

Pina Ciotoli

11:35AM–12:20PM
Panel: The Importance of Using Your Resources

Kavaughn Boismier, Christine Colautti, Andrea Descargar, Sue Brunet

12:20PM–12:35PM
Female Owned Self-Promotion Showcase
12:35PM–1PM
Lunch Break

Local Women Musicians

1:00PM–1:45PM
Cash is Queen – How to Make The Most of Your Money

BMO

1:45PM–2:25PM
Keynote #3 – Rising to leadership in an underrepresented sector

TBD

2:25PM–2:40PM
Stay Golden Award Presentation

Markie Tuckett

2:40PM–2:45PM
Closing Remarks
EVENT sponsors
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RISE & Resilience 2021 Summit

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