SheHive Toronto: July 13th – 16th 2017

The SheHive, a networking and learning bootcamp is coming to Toronto in July 2017!!

This event is for ambitious African women looking to live their purpose and re-connect with the continent. 

You’ll get 4 tangible benefits:

1. Learn new business skills
2. Network with your peers
3. Connect directly with potential mentors
4. Do all of the above in an informal setting surrounded by #AfricanGirlMagic

Check out some of the things that #BossLadies just like you said about the SheHives we hosted in cities around the world in 2016.

Our Toronto schedule is shaping up to be FIRE. So make sure you keep your eye on the line up below as we confirm each session.

9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
Thursday July 13
Thursday July 13
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Business Development Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business development is one of the most important functions for a growing startup yet many don't know how to do it effectively and efficiently. The SLA business development workshop is designed to help startups - Identify new partnerships - Identify new revenue opportunity - Develop tools and processes to execute a structured plan This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Business development is one of the most important functions for a growing startup yet many don't know how to do it effectively and efficiently. The SLA business development workshop is designed to help startups - Identify new partnerships - Identify new revenue opportunity - Develop tools and processes to execute a structured plan This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Friday July 14
Friday July 14
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Social media marketing workshop
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Over the past few years, the SLA team has mastered the art of growing our social media community with no marketing or PR spend. We're excited to share all that juicy knowledge with you and have created a social media marketing training course that is purpose fit for women like you. This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Over the past few years, the SLA team has mastered the art of growing our social media community with no marketing or PR spend. We're excited to share all that juicy knowledge with you and have created a social media marketing training course that is purpose fit for women like you. This proprietary business development training was developed in-house by SLA's team of business experts and is delivered by an official SLA trainer. Please note that this session is limited to 15 participants only. You must buy an All-Access pass to attend this workshop.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Investor Readiness Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Everyone's tryna get an investor but do you actually know how to make sure you have a compelling pitch? Our investor readiness session will teach you exactly what you need to do to get investors excited and get you started on your journey to IPO, $$$s and world domination.

Everyone's tryna get an investor but do you actually know how to make sure you have a compelling pitch? Our investor readiness session will teach you exactly what you need to do to get investors excited and get you started on your journey to IPO, $$$s and world domination.

Saturday July 15
Saturday July 15
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Introduction and team building excercises
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

Expert Speaker Session
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Dr Olutoyin Oyelade (President, Casa Foundation & Managing Partner invcap corporation)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Olutoyin is the Founding Partner/CEO at InVcap-an African-focused private equity firm in Nigeria and Canada and is also the president of Casa Foundation, a Non-profit that is focused on developing Youths and Women. Its main objective is to spearhead Social change for the African Youth and Woman. Olutoyin’s experience in the Investment sector spans over 23 years. She managed Intercontinental Bank Group’s fund portfolio of over $8bn as Group Treasurer till 2009 and now supervises InVcap’s Investment strategy in West Africa. She'll be sharing her insights on building an international corporate career whilst being an engaged citizen.

Olutoyin is the Founding Partner/CEO at InVcap-an African-focused private equity firm in Nigeria and Canada and is also the president of Casa Foundation, a Non-profit that is focused on developing Youths and Women. Its main objective is to spearhead Social change for the African Youth and Woman. Olutoyin’s experience in the Investment sector spans over 23 years. She managed Intercontinental Bank Group’s fund portfolio of over $8bn as Group Treasurer till 2009 and now supervises InVcap’s Investment strategy in West Africa. She'll be sharing her insights on building an international corporate career whilst being an engaged citizen.

Expert Speaker Session
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Break

Because sometimes when you sit for too long your booty gets sore. Take a break, stretch your legs, get some nibbles.

Isaac Ansah (Founder, Africa Fashion Week Toronto)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
While foreign fashion trends were beginning to open up to African inspired looks, fabrics and designs, Isaac Ansah was right at the centre to grab the opportunity with both hands. His career in fashion began with organising weekend fashion shows at university on campus, inviting students from different cultures to showcase their styles of clothing. By the time he graduated, Ansah knew this where his heart was and quickly launched Imagine Management & Marketing, which coordinates events in Toronto's fashion and beauty industry. In 2012, he co-founded African Fashion Week Toronto, as a platform for local and international fashion designers to showcase their latest products — and bring a bit of diversity to the forefront. Isaac is now a brand management and marketing specialist and is a Co-Founder of African Fashion Canada, an agency dedicated to advocating, growing, and promoting the African fashion Industry in North America.

While foreign fashion trends were beginning to open up to African inspired looks, fabrics and designs, Isaac Ansah was right at the centre to grab the opportunity with both hands. His career in fashion began with organising weekend fashion shows at university on campus, inviting students from different cultures to showcase their styles of clothing. By the time he graduated, Ansah knew this where his heart was and quickly launched Imagine Management & Marketing, which coordinates events in Toronto's fashion and beauty industry. In 2012, he co-founded African Fashion Week Toronto, as a platform for local and international fashion designers to showcase their latest products — and bring a bit of diversity to the forefront. Isaac is now a brand management and marketing specialist and is a Co-Founder of African Fashion Canada, an agency dedicated to advocating, growing, and promoting the African fashion Industry in North America.

Speed Networking and Cocktails
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

Sunday July 16
Sunday July 16
Registration Opens

Registration doors open. Come #MotherlandMogul ready

Introduction and team building excercises
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

We're all about building a community of engaged, ambitious and supportive African women. Yet we know that sometimes it's a little bit awkward when you show up to a conference and know nobody. We kick off each day at the SheHive with team building and networking exercises to help you break the ice and make new friends. Expect rap battles, dance contests and fun for dayz. These sessions are a great way for you to connect with your fellow #MotherlandMoguls and start building relationships that could take you, your business or your career to the next level.

Patricia Bebia-Mawa (President, Planet Africa & Executive Vice President, Silvertrust Media and Afroglobal Television)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nigerian-born, Canadian-based Patricia Bebia-Mawa wears many hats. For one thing, she is a familiar face on Canadian television. The Toronto resident is the host and producer of one of the most popular African shows on Canadian television, namely Planet Africa Television. She is also the Managing Editor of Canadian-based Planet Africa Magazine, which is under the umbrella of The Planet Africa Network. The Network is a project of Silvertrust Communications founded in 1996 - an Ottawa-based production company which specializes in video, graphics, photography, publishing, audio, multimedia and specialty broadband production. For all you media moguls or entrepreneurs trying to engage a strong African-Diaspora audience, this is your session.

Nigerian-born, Canadian-based Patricia Bebia-Mawa wears many hats. For one thing, she is a familiar face on Canadian television. The Toronto resident is the host and producer of one of the most popular African shows on Canadian television, namely Planet Africa Television. She is also the Managing Editor of Canadian-based Planet Africa Magazine, which is under the umbrella of The Planet Africa Network. The Network is a project of Silvertrust Communications founded in 1996 - an Ottawa-based production company which specializes in video, graphics, photography, publishing, audio, multimedia and specialty broadband production. For all you media moguls or entrepreneurs trying to engage a strong African-Diaspora audience, this is your session.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Because no one is happy when they're hungry. Lunch cost is included in the ticket price. And yes - we will always try to have some healthy options because we want our #BossLadies to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Expert Speaker Session
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala (Founder, Bakula Power & Forbes 30 most promising Young African Entrepreneurs)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala, 34, is the Founder and CEO of Bakulu Power, an Ugandan renewable energy company which earned her a place on this years Forbes 30 most promising Young African Entrepreneurs list. Bakulu Power is currently developing 3 solar mini-grids on islands off Lake Victoria and a clean cooking fuel (biomass) production plant on a refugee camp in Western Uganda. Lucia will be discussing the magnitude of opportunities on the continent for developing products and solutions with a GREEN mindset.

Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala, 34, is the Founder and CEO of Bakulu Power, an Ugandan renewable energy company which earned her a place on this years Forbes 30 most promising Young African Entrepreneurs list. Bakulu Power is currently developing 3 solar mini-grids on islands off Lake Victoria and a clean cooking fuel (biomass) production plant on a refugee camp in Western Uganda. Lucia will be discussing the magnitude of opportunities on the continent for developing products and solutions with a GREEN mindset.

Break

Because sometimes when you sit for too long your booty gets sore. Take a break, stretch your legs, get some nibbles.

Expert Speaker Session
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Hear from some of the Diaspora's leading business personalities about how to make it big and stay at the top. #SheHive speakers never disappoint. Trust us.

Speed Networking and Cocktails
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

After a long day of plotting world domination and #MotherlandMogul power, we're gonna wind down with some structured speed networking. This speed networking is not a joke. Ladies have found investors, clients and even business partners at our SheHive networking sessions. Saturday evenings at the Hive will end in full turn up fashion with cocktails speed networking with your fellow boss ladies as well as the chance to win prizes!

TICKET OPTIONS 

Day Pass = Access to Saturday OR Sunday (Lunch is included)

Weekend Pass = Access to Saturday AND Sunday (Lunch is included on both days)
All Access Pass = Exclusive Access to Thursday & Friday sessions as well as ALL weekend sessions (Lunch is included on Friday, Saturday and Sunday). This workshop is limited to 20 participants only meaning that you will get intensive and individualised advice from the highly skilled SLA Team. Get the all access pass to take advantage of these workshops.

SheHiveJoburg, Lagos, Nairobi AND London all sold out a week before the event so make sure you sign up to receive a heads up when ticket sales open.

We are unable to issue refunds outside of 48 hours from day of purchase or forward purchases to future dates; however, confirmations are transferable and you are free to extend your purchase to another individual.

By joining us you grant SLA permission to use the images captured at the event for future marketing and media opportunities pertaining to furthering the She Leads Africa mission.

Get discounted accommodation in Toronto thanks to our amazing sponsors Holiday Inn and Westmont Hospitality Group

Flying in from out of town? We’ve hooked you up with a discounted accommodation rate for the Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor Yorkville (280 Bloor Street West) for $159 per night. Join our SheHive Toronto whatsapp group if you’d like to find an accommodation buddy and split costs.

You’ll be sent a discount booking code when you purchase your pass. PLEASE NOTE: This offer is first come first served.

SheHiveToronto will be hosted at a Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto.

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