Join Women of Influence as we showcase North America’s most accomplished and influential women who share their stories of professional success and personal triumph on their rise to the top. Since 1994, the series has shared the dreams, accomplishments and challenges of high profile women in business, government, sciences and the arts. Our highly regarded speakers provide proven advice and inspiration in an environment that promotes networking, learning and growing. This national flagship event is hosted in six cities across Canada and inspires 8,000+ aspiring women leaders each year.
11:15-12:00pm General Reception
12:00-12:30pm Opening Remarks & Salads
12:30-1:00pm Keynote Speech
1:30-1:45pm Question & Answer Period
1:45-2:00pm Door Prizes & Closing Remarks
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Currently based in New York City, Jessica fell in love with feminism as a little girl and has been stomping her feet for women’s equality ever since. With a B.A. in Women & Gender Studies (Bates College) and an M.Sc. in Fundraising & Grantmaking (New York University), Jessica loves living and working at the intersection of women and philanthropy – and is inspired by the power it has to transform the world. Prior to her work with Women Moving Millions, Jessica worked with Inspired Philanthropy Group – a boutique consulting firm supporting individuals and corporations to help create authentic, effective impact. In another life, she served as Associate Features Editor at Harper’s Bazaar magazine, where she learned to write, edit, and treat deadlines with respect. Jessica currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Women’s Foundation and as Board Chair for RefugePoint, a U.S. and Kenyan-based NGO that provides lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. She is a trustee of the Houssian Foundation and is a member of Resource Generation and Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP).
The Hilton Hotel, Toronto Ballroom
145 Richmond St W,Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L2Canada+ Google Map