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EDCO's Women in Economic Development Event

  • 05 Feb 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Ontario Investment and Trade Centre, 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto, ON


  • Registration includes lunch

Registration is closed

This is your opportunity to network with the women of EDCO. 

Vicki Saunders, President and CEO of SheEO will be the key note speaker who will share her experiences when it comes to nurturing female entrepreneurs.  

Vicki Saunders is an entrepreneur, award-winning mentor, advisor to the next generation of change makers and leading advocate for entrepreneurship as a way of creating positive transformation in the world.

Vicki is Founder of SheEO; a two-decade long initiative to dramatically transform how we support, celebrate and finance female entrepreneurs building new models, new mindsets and new solutions for a better world.

Vicki has co-founded and run 4 ventures in Europe, Toronto and Silicon Valley including Zazengo (an online platform for consumer and employee engagement for Fortune500 companies focused on sustainability), KidsNRG/The NRG Group (which went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2000) and Impactanation, a global consulting firm focused on engaging youth to tackle the grand challenges we are facing.

Vicki was recently named one of the 100 most influential leaders of 2015 from “EBW – Empowering A Billion Women”, alongside Marissa Mayer, Melinda Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, and Michelle Obama. In 2001, Vicki was selected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum. She has spoken regularly at events around the world including; The World Economic Forum in Davos, Women of Influence Series in Canada, TEDx Conference, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs events and the Tallberg Forum.

Vicki's presentation will be followed by lunch and a networking session featuring female economic development professionals at varying stages of their career.

This is an event not to be missed.  Register today! 

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