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Tuesday, September 17 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Groundswell presents 'Radical Women in Business'

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Featuring women influencing national startup ecosystem, including impact investor, and feminist social entrepreneurs. Panel includes women of diverse cultural backgrounds. Themes: What does it mean to get paid as a woman? What does it mean to hold power as a woman? What challenges and advantages do women have in building a new social economy? Five unique voices share stories of doing business while female.

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Panel Discussion
7:30pm - 9:00pm: Potluck

Yes, it's a potluck! Stay after the panel to eat together and get deeper into conversation with the panelists and a wicked community of socially minded changemakers.

Accessibility & Getting Here:

Groundswell is wheelchair accessible, with elevator access to the 4th floor of the Sun Wah building from the lobby. Washrooms are gender neutral and wheelchair accessible.

From the lobby, take the elevator up to the 4th floor and head down the hallway to your right. Do not take the escalator up from the lobby unless you like figuring out mazes!

The Sun Wah parking garage is locked at 7 pm so if you are driving, please find street parking.

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Marissa Wright

Advisor, Groundswell
Marissa is a business leader and advisor with 35 years experience primarily with technology-based businesses, with the last 17 years in a Vice-President/General Manager, and received her MBA from SFU in 2013. Marissa is a founder of three companies, and has helped several other entrepreneurs... Read More →
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Vidya Crawley

Mentor, Groundswell
Combining human-centred design, lean startup and empathy-based marketing, Vidya is a sought-after advisor for social purpose businesses bringing new products, services and innovations to market. With 15 years of global experience as both intrapreneur and entrepreneur, she coaches... Read More →
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Elena Yugai

Director of Development, Groundswell
Elena is a cultural historian who turned to social entrepreneurship and impact investing to directly affect the social change she believes in. Elena is an advocate for women-led and women-serving businesses, especially immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs. Explore educator, Director... Read More →
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Catherine Ludgate

Advisor, Groundswell
Catherine is a dedicated co-operator transforming complex tools into accessible and relevant ones for the social benefit sector in service of social change. She has a talent for translating complex tools available to government and for-profits (financial services, legal tools, communication... Read More →
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Paola Qualizza

Managing Director, Groundswell
Paola brings authenticity to radical movements and projects in the local economy. As Managing Director of Groundswell, she orchestrates the building of a vibrant social ecosystems that liberates people to pursue their creative ventures and livelihoods.

Tuesday September 17, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm PDT
Groundswell Clubhouse 268 Keefer Street, Unit 421, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1X5