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Join us for our 6th annual Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo in Toronto!

  • Informative material from supportive businesses.
  • Seminars and workshops featuring expert small business leaders.
  • A great platform to network with other women with similar interests
  • A chance to get one on one advice from industry leaders and representatives
  • Increased Business Exposure, if you choose to become a sponsor or exhibitor.
  • SWAG bags for all of our guests with complementary materials from other companies.
  • Complimentary business headshots for the first 100 attendees!

Sunday, September 16, 9am-5pm

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9:00am – 9:30am

 

Main Hall

 

Registration Opens, Exhibit Hall Opens

Free Swag bags to first 250 guests. Complimentary business headshots for first 100 guests.

 

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1000am – 11:00am

Breakout room

 

Panel of Experts Segment – Immigrant Women in STEM

Moderated by: Dilesha Stelmach

Join our panel of experts to discuss Immigrant Women in STEM

Parshati Patel, Public Education and Outreach Program Coordinator for the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration at Western University

Adeola OlubamigiTeam Lead Metallurgist/Additive Manufacturing Engineer at Burloak Technologies

Krishana Sankar is a Doctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Medicine and co-founder for the Women of Colour in STEAMM Canada.

Réjeanne Aimey P.Eng MBA, Mechanical Engineering Consultant with KPMG

Moderated by: Dilesha Stelmach, Social Entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Oui STEM Academy and Chair of hEr VOLUTION

 

 

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11:30PM – 12:30pm

 

Breakout room

 

Workshop 1: Cyber Security Canada

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

 

Breakout room

 

Panel of Experts Segment – Minimum Wage & The Impact on Immigrant Business Owners

Moderated by:  Emily Mills, How She Hustles

Join our panel of experts to discuss the Impact of Minimum Wage on Immigrant Business Owners.

Shalini Dharna, CPA, CA , Owner at Dharna CPA

ALDEEN Simmonds, Owner at Aldeen Simmonds-Thorpe Consulting Inc.

Lisa Smith Maxam, Owner at The Staff Room 

 

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2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout room

 

Workshop 2: Starting A Business In Canada

Shalini Dharna, CPA, CA , Owner at Dharna CPA

ALDEEN Simmonds, Owner at Aldeen Simmonds-Thorpe Consulting Inc.

Lisa Smith Maxam, Owner at The Staff Room 

Moderated by: Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles

 

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4:00pm - 5:00pm

Breakout room

Workshop 3: Essentials of Networking on Social Media

Shalini Dharna, CPA, CA , Owner at Dharna CPA

ALDEEN Simmonds, Owner at Aldeen Simmonds-Thorpe Consulting Inc.

Lisa Smith Maxam, Owner at The Staff Room 

Moderated by: Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles

 

Register Now!

Join over a thousand fellow entrepreneurs at our 6th Annual Immigrant Women’s Small business Expo.

Tickets are $5 and grant you access to our Exhibitor Hall, Panel Discussions, and Expert Workshops.

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