Panel Discussion: Amplifying the Voices of Womxn and Minority Groups in the Workplace
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About the Event
In this panel discussion, our panelists will discuss different aspects and barriers to amplifying womxn and minority group's voices in the workplace.
Zoom link: https://mcmaster.zoom.us/j/92978580046
Riana Singh is the Founder and CEO of Boss Women Collective, an organization which serves to create a community focused on empowering womxn in the early stages of their careers. In her full-time role at AngelList Venture, Riana works on the Capital Growth team which focuses on increasing the number of successful startups in the world through Venture Capital.
Deena Baikowitz is a business and career coach at Fireball Network, which delivers coaching and consulting services for professionals.
Hajer Nakua is a PhD student studying computational neuroscience at the University of Toronto. Her research uses brain imaging tools, including MRIs, to better understand the relationship between brain activation patterns and behaviour in children with psychiatric conditions. Beyond her research, Hajer is passionate about knowledge translation, and uses social media to share research about mental health and neuroscience with her North American and Middle Eastern followers on Instagram (in both English and Arabic). She serves as the Chair of the Student and Postdoc Special Interest Group at the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), which is one of the largest international brain imaging conferences.
Vicky auf der Mauer is a proud Inuk from the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, turned Urban Inuk living on the the land of the Haudenosaunee, the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Chippewa, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, that we call Toronto. She is a former 5-star event manager for A-List celebs, and co-founder of the small restaurant business, Porchetta + Co., turned intuitive life, business, and money mindset coach, serving mainly Indigenous Womxn. She is on a mission to help Indigenous (and all) Womxn uncover the money beliefs given to us by the very systems that historically and currently oppress us, so that we can have a greater impact in our own life, our families life, our work and creative contributions, our communities, and ultimately the world. She has created a program and process called Decolonizing Money.