Women Transforming Industries + Launch of ELLEvate Women Entrepreneur’s Pre-Accelerator 2020-03-02

YES will be hosting a Speaker Panel on March 5th at Shopify’s Montréal offices featuring several leading women entrepreneurs who will speak of their personal experiences in challenging the status quo of their industry and how they are disrupting and transforming what we know about tech, manufacturing and exporting.










Advisory Council
Lionel Blanshay
Rob Braide
Bill Brownstein
Scott Conrod
Charles B. Crawford
Peter R. Johnson
Guy Laframboise
Timothy Leyne
Peter McAuslan
Andy Nulman
Philip O'Brien
Herschel Segal
Robert Walsh

Board of Directors
Past President, YES
John Aylen
John Aylen Communications

President, YES
Doris Juergens
NATIONAL Public Relations

Vice-President, YES
Elisabeth Laett
Xaphan Group

Treasurer, YES
Gavin Correa, CPA, CA, CFP
LCA CPA LLP

Secretary, YES
Larry Markowitz
NATIONAL Public Relations

Samantha Bateman
Integria Consulting

Paul Dery-Goldberg
Spiegel Sohmer Avocats/Lawyers

Pino Di Ioia
BeaverTails Pastry/Moozoo Juices Gelateria

Cindy Fagen
SAP Labs Canada Inc.

Hilary Radley
Hilary Radley Designs Inc.

Geoff Wagner
 
Cherine Zananiri
Talent and Career Strategist

Aki (P) Tchitacov
Executive Director

Charitable Tax Number:
888729050RR0001
 


 
                                                  
  
  
               
 
 
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
 
Women entrepreneurs are thriving in all types of industries in Québec and many are disrupting and transforming the way certain industries have been perceived. YES will be hosting a Speaker Panel on March 5th at Shopify’s Montréal offices featuring several leading women entrepreneurs who will speak of their personal experiences in challenging the status quo of their industry and how they are disrupting and transforming what we know about tech, manufacturing and exporting.
 
The event will also feature a sneak peek at YES’s ELLEvate Women Entrepreneur’s Pre-Accelerator, launching in April 2020. This exciting new program will engage ten women entrepreneurs over three months with  specialized training, business coaching, mentorship, and opportunities to grow their network and introduce their businesses to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
 
Moderator: Maya Toussaint (Rio Tinto)
Featured Speakers: Taïna Chalifoux (DiNapoli Caffe), Cathy Imbriglio and Susy Imbriglio (Imbritech), and Cheryl Tom (Founder)
 
Where: Shopify, 490 Rue de la Gauchetière O, Montréal (QC)
When: Thursday, March 5, 2020  // 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

For more information about the event, click here>>>
 
About YES:
As a not-for-profit organization, YES enriches the community by providing English-language support services to help Quebecers find employment, and start and grow businesses.
We help people start successful careers – for themselves, and for our community. www.yesmontreal.ca
   
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For event registration, promotional photos, press inquiries and interviews, contact:
Kathy Slotsve
Director of Communications &
Stakeholder Engagement
514-878-9788 ext. 337
kslotsve@yesmontreal.ca   
 
Jessica Knapp
Project Manager, ELLEvate Women Entrepreneurs
514-878-9788 ext. 308
jknapp@yesmontreal.ca