26 episodes

Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them.

Women in Leadership and Entrepreneurship Dentons

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Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them.

    Leading and growing a biotechnology company

    Leading and growing a biotechnology company

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 26, Heather chats with Catalina Vasquez, COO of Nanostics Inc. about her views on recent developments in the pharmaceuticals industry and oncology research. Nanostics is a medical device and biotechnology company that focuses on the development of novel and non-invasive diagnostic tests to eliminate invasive testing and provide clarity to healthcare decisions. More information about Nanostics can be found at: http://nanosticsdx.com/ (http://nanosticsdx.com/)

    • 30 min
    Building a cannabis business

    Building a cannabis business

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 24, Heather chats with Kiely Beaudry, CEO of Parkland Flower about her experience in growing a business in the cannabis sector.

    • 26 min
    The importance and need of allyship

    The importance and need of allyship

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 24, Heather chats with Radha Khosla, Partner in our Dentons Toronto office, about the importance and need for allyship, and the practical ways for leaders to embrace conversations about this subject and how to move it forward. Read more about https://www.dentons.com/en/whats-different-about-dentons/as-diverse-as-you-are/spotlight-on-regional-diversity/diversity-in-canada/our-commitment-to-anti-racism-and-allyship (Dentons' commitment to anti-racism and allyship).

    • 30 min
    Intersection of entrepreneurship and professional service providers

    Intersection of entrepreneurship and professional service providers

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 23, Heather chats with Shawna Vogel, Managing Director and General Counsel at Katz Group, how professional service providers can best support their entrepreneurial clients and how professionals need to focus on adding value in every aspect of their service offering. Katz Group is one of Canada’s leading privately owned enterprises, with operations in sports and entertainment, real estate, and public and private investment. More information about Katz Group can be found at: http://www.katzgroup.ca/

    • 32 min
    Designing and developing high-performance boards

    Designing and developing high-performance boards

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 22, Heather chats with Mary Cameron, Principal and founder of Ozone Advisory group about all things related to good governance and the importance of high-performance board governance for private companies to achieve their goals and reach their potential. Mary Cameron is a former CEO and executive with experience in real estate, insurance, IT, and utilities. She was also a former Deputy Minister in two provinces. Mary is a full-time Director and Chair and has made a long-term commitment to Habitat for Humanity currently serving as Vice-Chair of Habitat for Humanity International. More information about Ozone advisory can be found at: https://www.ozoneadvisory.com/team (https://www.ozoneadvisory.com/team)

    • 28 min
    Working with the Indigenous economy in Canada

    Working with the Indigenous economy in Canada

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 21, Heather chats with Alicia Dubois, CEO of the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation about her professional journey and the opportunities that lie with being part of the Indigenous economy. Alicia joined the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation from CIBC’s executive team where she developed and implemented CIBC’s Indigenous Markets strategy and framework. In this role, she established and proudly led an expert national Indigenous Markets team. At AIOC, Alicia continues her dedication to Indigenous economic prosperity and wellness by bolstering Indigenous access to capital and the economy and supporting meaningful Indigenous ownership in mid to large scale resource and related infrastructure projects. You can find more information about AIOC at https://www.theaioc.com/

    • 46 min

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