Invested in Our New Reality
with Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh
Unique challenges come to high-growth companies that are expanding quickly at the scaleup stage. But by navigating the challenges and opportunities, companies can achieve rapid growth and successfully compete globally. Ottawa is home to some of the fastest-growing companies in the country and they have managed to grow through some of the most challenging years to date….
Guest hosted by national columnist, technology journalist, radio and podcast host, Manjula Selvarajah, Season 10 of Invested in our New Reality will discuss the opportunities and challenges that high-growth scaleup companies experience within the Ottawa market. Subscribe and listen to hear their stories.
This dynamic podcast features honest conversations with Ottawa’s entrepreneurs and business owners. Every episode features an intimate one-on-one conversation with a local leader. Guests honestly discuss their experiences, including hardships and triumphs, as they champion their opportunity to Move Ottawa Forward. What’s next? Subscribe and listen in to find out.
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About the host
Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh is the founder of SHM Consulting, a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consultancy designed to help companies implement forward-thinking DEI strategies that lead to transformational change. Shavonne is also the lead DEI consultant at Bright + Early, a small HR consultancy, known for building unique, data-driven and inclusive HR programs, and formally a Senior Lead of Diversity & Belonging at Shopify on a global scale. In addition to her roles at SHM Consulting and Bright + Early, Shavonne serves on the Board of Directors for Invest Ottawa where she acts as the Chair of their Women Founders and Owners Sub-Committee. Shavonne is also a Board Member for Manifesto, The Forum, and on the Advisory Group for Accelerate Her Future.
About the podcast
Invested in Our New Reality
Launched only in the spring of 2020, Invested in Our New Reality is a dynamic podcast hosted by Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh. The podcast features business leaders offering honest observations about navigating our ever-evolving reality. Through intimate one-on-one discussions, each episode provides a space for the Ottawa business community to speak candidly about the challenges and opportunities they’ve faced during these unprecedented times and aims to arm listeners with practical advice on how to innovate and thrive into the future.
Season 10 of the podcast, Scaling up: Conversations That Empower Growth and Success, features founders that participate in the ScaleUp platform. The ScaleUp program is delivered by Invest Ottawa, with the generous support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.