Vicki Saunders is an entrepreneur, award-winning mentor, advisor to the next generation of change makers and leading advocate for entrepreneurship as a way of creating positive transformation in the world.
Vicki is Founder of SheEO; a two-decade long initiative to dramatically transform how we support, celebrate and finance female entrepreneurs building new models, new mindsets and new solutions for a better world.
Vicki has co-founded and run 4 ventures in Europe, Toronto and Silicon Valley including Zazengo (an online platform for consumer and employee engagement for Fortune500 companies focused on sustainability), KidsNRG/The NRG Group (which went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2000) and Impactanation, a global consulting firm focused on engaging youth to tackle the grand challenges we are facing.
In 2001, Vicki was selected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum. She has spoken regularly at events around the world including; The World Economic Forum in Davos, Women of Influence Series in Canada, TEDx Conference, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs events and the Tallberg Forum.
Everything is Broken…What a Great Time to Be Alive.
This highly engaging talk will take you on a journey of unique insights into the vast opportunities that exist for innovation today. Vicki showcases examples of breakdown across many sectors that will have you seeing the world in a whole new way and then shares breakthrough disruptions and innovations that are changing our world, for the better.
Think Like A SheEO:
Engaging the women’s market is a huge wealth opportunity that few businesses have figured out. With women starting businesses at twice the rate of men and women inheriting 75% of the biggest wealth transfer in history, companies can no longer afford to do business as usual. Vicki’s wise and unconventional insights will take you on a journey into your assumptions, your mindset and your approach leaving you ready to redesign how you connect with the women’s market.
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