Chacko, Ginu

Ginu Chacko Founder and CEO Talentrade Toronto, Ontario   Ginu completed her B.Comm at the University of Toronto, and has worked across Canada and globally in management consulting, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Her main interest is in youth and adult education and how it translates to economic opportunity. She is also passionate about how…

Cavan, Brian (Scott)

Brian (Scott) Cavan Director of Communications and Federal Affairs Chiefs of Ontario Ottawa, Ontario   Scott is a First Nations person, keenly interested in indigenous issues both personally and professionally, along with politics on both a provincial and national level. He has worked with National and Provincial indigenous leadership, Chiefs, Premiers, on advancing Indigenous issues.…

Brohman, Jeff

Jeff Brohman Special Projects and Campaigns Coordinator – Ottawa Unifor Kanata, Ontario   Jeff has been a Local Union leader and dedicated labour activist for almost 2 decades. Elected to represent his colleagues at Bell Canada collective bargaining as a young worker, he remains a member of the bargaining team. Jeff was also elected Vice…

Bianchi-Tiraboschi, Marco

Marco Bianchi-Tiraboschi Senior Director, Global Partnerships Verizon Media Burlington, Ontario   Marco leads ad partnerships at Verizon Media, enabling digital content creators to thrive. He was part of the team that brought the first automated advertising technologies to Canada and formulated the first targeting standards for francophones in North America. He is a proud LatinX…

Beatty, Nicole

Nicole Beatty CEO & Chief Community Builder NicBea & Co. Cobourg, Ontario   Nicole is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) who has raised $30 million for causes worldwide and co-founded four charities. Nicole manages her own consultancy, specializing in capacity building, operational planning, coaching, and development services for non-profit organizations, social enterprises and other community-minded…

Bartlett, Lynda

Lynda Bartlett Human Services Manager Oxford County Beachville, Ontario Lynda is a Human Services Manager with the County of Oxford with responsibilities for social assistance, housing and children’s services. This allows her to participate in a plethora of community and leadership opportunities. Lynda has a strong motivation to improve the Quality of Life of others…

Atlin, Cole

Cole Atlin Environmental Consultant Cole Atlin Sustainability Solutions St. Mary’s, Ontario Cole is an environmental consultant and post-doctoral fellow at Memorial University. Her work focuses upon the environmental assessments of contentious resource developments. Current and on-going projects include examining the governance challenges related to the Muskrat Falls Hydro-Electric project, assisting indigenous communities with assessments in…

Anderson, Ryan

Ryan Anderson Founder & President Satellite Canada Ottawa, Ontario Ryan is founder and President of Satellite Canada Innovation Network, a not-for-profit industry association driving the competitiveness of the Canadian space industry. Satcan provides strategic consulting services to small and medium enterprises. Satcan, in collaboration with the National Research Council recently brought together a advanced optical…

Addario, Andrea

Andrea Addario National Communications Representative Canadian Union of Public Employees Toronto, Ontario Andrea has worked in negotiations and communications for many years, with the Canadian Union of Public Employees. She has also worked in municipal government, in the Office of the Mayor of Toronto. She has a strong interest in defending public services against privatization,…