The "F" Factor: Fueling Womxn Founders

01mar2:00 pm4:30 pmThe "F" Factor: Fueling Womxn Founders

F Factor

Event Details

Get ready for frank discussions on ‘F’ words that impact women entrepreneurs and business leaders fighting through the pandemic, demonstrating fierce resilience and scaling firms in a time of COVID-19. From fundraising to fearlessness, to pivoting fast, finding fellowship and fighting burnout, our leaders are ready to share honest insight, experiences and lessons learned. This authentic insight includes stories of epic fails and rebounds, re-defining the future, and charting a winding path to success in unprecedented times. If you are aspiring, pivoting or scaling, there is only one place to be on March 1 – with leading women founders and executives on our virtual IWW stage. Our agenda includes:

Welcome from Co-MCs: Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh, Global Diversity & Belonging Lead, Shopify, Director, and Chair of the Female Founder and Womxn-Owned Business Sub-Committee, Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards, and Sonya Shorey, Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Communications, Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards.

Opening presentation on the progress and outcomes achieved to-date against Invest Ottawa’s Womxn-Owned Business Strategy by Susan Richards, Co-Chair, and Michael Tremblay, President and CEO, Invest Ottawa & Bayview Yards.

Panel discussion with women technology founders and business executives from Ottawa hosted by Michelle Younes, Director of Venture Development, Invest Ottawa.




(Monday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST