Speakers

 
Amara is the  Director of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Programs for The Humphrey Group . Based in Vancouver, Amara oversees the company’s D&I offerings, ensuring they reflect the changing realities of diverse groups and companies in an increasingly globalized business world. She draws on her background in international development in the not-for-profit sector, and in corporate social responsibility to customize programs for our global business partners. Working in India, Asia, Europe and the United States, for Amara the most important part of her work lies in supporting diverse groups find their leadership voice, and enabling companies to create more inclusive cultures. Amara challenges her clients to help them influence change. Amara received her BA in Political Science from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the University of Calgary.

Amara is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Programs for The Humphrey Group. Based in Vancouver, Amara oversees the company’s D&I offerings, ensuring they reflect the changing realities of diverse groups and companies in an increasingly globalized business world. She draws on her background in international development in the not-for-profit sector, and in corporate social responsibility to customize programs for our global business partners. Working in India, Asia, Europe and the United States, for Amara the most important part of her work lies in supporting diverse groups find their leadership voice, and enabling companies to create more inclusive cultures. Amara challenges her clients to help them influence change. Amara received her BA in Political Science from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the University of Calgary.

Amara Hunt
Director of D&I Programs, The Humphrey Group

Nicole Tsui is certified human resources professional, with more than 18 years of experience in adult education, organizational effectiveness and leadership positions. Nicole partners with businesses to build capacity for future organizational opportunities while aligning with current strategic goals. A dynamic facilitator and collaborator; she works with all levels of employees and leaders on leadership programs, team building, interpersonal skills, talent management and change initiatives.  Nicole is an instructor with the University of Calgary, a keynote speaker and the owner of Connect Learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary and attained certificates in Human Resources and Adult Education. Clients include government, corporate sector and non-profit organizations.

Nicole Tsui is certified human resources professional, with more than 18 years of experience in adult education, organizational effectiveness and leadership positions. Nicole partners with businesses to build capacity for future organizational opportunities while aligning with current strategic goals. A dynamic facilitator and collaborator; she works with all levels of employees and leaders on leadership programs, team building, interpersonal skills, talent management and change initiatives.

Nicole is an instructor with the University of Calgary, a keynote speaker and the owner of Connect Learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary and attained certificates in Human Resources and Adult Education. Clients include government, corporate sector and non-profit organizations.


Nicole Tsui
Director, Connect Learning

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Andrew Wright
Product Design Lead, Brightside by ATB

 
 
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Lucy Dunne
Founder, Dunnebells

Co-founder & Executive Director of Next Gen Men,  Jake is a passionate speaker and facilitator focused on gender-based issues related to the social and emotional development of young men, the health and well-being of men in communities, and gender equity in workplaces.  Jake was named one of Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40, as well as earning recognition from Ashoka, the British Council, and the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. He spoke at the United Nations as part of the Canadian Delegation and participated in the UN Women Safe Cities Initiative Global Forum. He is also honoured to serve as an advisor to the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association as well as the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport.

Co-founder & Executive Director of Next Gen Men, Jake is a passionate speaker and facilitator focused on gender-based issues related to the social and emotional development of young men, the health and well-being of men in communities, and gender equity in workplaces.

Jake was named one of Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40, as well as earning recognition from Ashoka, the British Council, and the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. He spoke at the United Nations as part of the Canadian Delegation and participated in the UN Women Safe Cities Initiative Global Forum. He is also honoured to serve as an advisor to the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association as well as the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport.

Jake Stika
Co-founder & Executive Director, Next Gen Men

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Elena Dumitrascu
CTO Blockchain, TerraHub Technologies

 
 
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Tigist Beshe
Software Development Instructor, Bow Valley College

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Tim McCreight
Manager Corporate Security - Cyber, The City of Calgary