Global Conference 2018

Speaker's Biography

Janice McDonald

Founder and CEO, The Beacon Agency

Janice McDonald is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, director and speaker. She is the Founder of The Beacon Agency and Co-Founder of This Space Works. WIT-LA awarded her Global Trade Ambassador for Canada in 2017 and she was selected as on the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Canada in 2018. She is Startup Canada's Ambassador for Women Entrepreneurs and host of the #THRIVE podcast. She has co-authored two national studies on women entrepreneurs in Canada - on risk -released in 2016 and on innovation - released in 2018. She was awarded Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women four years in a row and inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame in 2016.


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