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Global Entrepreneur Week 2022

From 12:00 – 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 19 at Event Hall – 603 Loch Lomond Rd, Saint John NB there will be a Keynote presentation and Panel Discussion as well as an Award Ceremoney. Please see full agenda below:

  • Keynote : The Role of Ecosystems, Education, Inclusion & Policy in the Making of a Sustainability-Focused Entrepreneur
  • Delivering the Communique at the recently concluded G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit in Hamburg, Germany
  • Panel Discussion on Challenges of Aspiring Entrepreneurs Starting and Scaling Businesses : Removing Barriers and Welcoming All
  • Award Presentation in support of the 2022 Global Entrepreneurs Week in the Saint John Region

This event is open to recent graduates, newcomer and local entrepreneurs, career professionals, business owners, policy makers, government workers, educators and diversity champions.

Speakers:

Keynote: Candies Kotchapaw (Toronto, Ontario): The role of Ecosystems, Education, Inclusion & Policy in the Making of a Sustainability-Focused Entrepreneur.

  • Delegate, G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit 2022
  • Recipient, UN Most Influential People of African Descent (MILAD) Award 2022
  • Recipient, Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada 2020
  • Recipient, 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women 2020
  • Founder, Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow, Today

Panel Discussion: Conor O’Brien (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

  • Delegate G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit 2022
  • President & Co-Founder, DependBuild

Panel Discussion: Li Song (Saint John, New Brunswick)

  • Recipient, Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Award
  • Recipient, Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritime
  • Chair, Newcomers Advisory Panel – Saint John
  • Managing Director, PRUDE (Pride of Race, Unity and Dignity through Education) Inc.
  • Realtor, Exit Realty Specialist

Panel Discussion: Ayman Jaouni (Saint John, New Brunswick)

  • Recipient, NB Multicultural Council – Community Leader Award
  • Board Member, ENVISION Greater Saint John (The Regional Growth Agency)
  • Workforce Consultant, WorkingNB

Panel Discussion: Mike Sadavoy (Saint John, New Brunswick)

  • Director of Membership Development & Marketing, The Saint John Region Chamber
  • Media Strategist & Expert

Agunbiade Seun Richards (Event Coordinator – Saint John, NB)

  • Ambassador, Global Entrepreneurship Network – New Brunswick, Canada
  • Delegate, G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit 2022
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