Brown, Kimberly

Kimberly Brown Trade Commissioner Global Affairs Canada Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   Kimberly is passionate about helping people, business and her community succeed. As a federal public servant for over 10 years, she has served Canadians and elected officials, delivering programs to advance reconciliation with Indigenous people, support innovation and technology commercialization, and help Canadian companies expand…

Boyer, Jessica

Jessica Boyer SFL Solidarity and Pride Committee Chair COPE 397 Regina, Saskatchewan   Striving for equality is her passion and is, therefore, important in both her personal and professional life. It is the reason that Jessica got involved in the labour movement and it has continued to propel her forward since then, enabling her to…

Zwicker, Jennifer

Jennifer Zwicker Director, Health Policy and Assistant Professor University of Calgary School of Public Policy Calgary, Alberta   Dr. Zwicker is the Director of Health Policy at the School of Public Policy, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary and the Deputy Scientific Officer for Kids Brain Health Network. With broad…

Zabloski, Andrea

Andrea Zabloski Senior Advisor, International Total Rewards and Human Capital Nutrien Calgary, Alberta   Andrea is passionate about her career as a Sr. Advisor in International Total Rewards and Human Capital with Nutrien, a publicly traded agrochemical conglomerate. Previously, Andrea has worked in the energy sector, as well as the public sector in both education…

Wiart, Shelley

Shelley Wiart Founder Women Warriors Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   Shelley is a member of the North Slave Métis Alliance, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. She is the founder of an Indigenous focused holistic health program, Women Warriors (www.womenwarriors.club). Shelley is the recipient of the Hotıì ts’eeda (NWT SPOR Support Unit) Research Capacity Development Grant, and for two…

Weber, Tara

Tara Weber Western Correspondent BNN Bloomberg Calgary, Alberta   Tara loves current affairs, literature and great television. She is fortunate in that she gets to apply her interests in her day job. As the western correspondent for BNN Bloomberg, Tara spends her day reporting on the top business stories out of western Canada, breaking them…

Van Vliet, Kimberley

Kimberley Van Vliet Founder & CEO WaVv/ConvergX® Calgary, Alberta   Recognised as one of the Top 20 Canadian Women in Defence by Esprit de Corps Magazine, Kimberley has enabled the alignment of the multiple industries. She is the founder of WaVv, a company that facilitates the cross-sector acquisition of solutions and services and is the…

Soundararajan, Suresh

Suresh Soundararajan Director, Downstream Strategic Planning Suncor Energy Inc. Calgary, Alberta   As a chemical engineer and a leader, Suresh interests address how the Oil & Gas industry can most effectively balance growing energy demands with climate change and digital innovation. As an immigrant and as a parent of two daughters, he works to create…

Sherman, Graham

Graham Sherman Co-founder / owner Tool Shed Brewing Company Calgary, Alberta   Graham is a self-professed, high-level geek who spent the mid-2000’s living in Afghanistan working on contracts for the Canadian and US government and military, installing encrypted, tactical communication networks. Upon returning from rolling around the war zone in armoured vehicles, Graham co-founded the…

Schultz, Dennis

Dennis Schultz Chief of Staff, Economic Development and Trade Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta   Dennis is a team-builder, collaborator, spouse, dad, son, brother, friend, veteran, world traveler and chief-of-staff. He is an energetic leader in government providing strategic advice to Ministers, Deputy Ministers and ensuring staff feel empowered. Dennis is an outdoors enthusiast with…