Dr. Barbara Orser (She/Her/Hers)

Dr. Barbara Orser (She/Her/Hers)
Ever Ready Bunny.

Barb’s teaching and advocacy focuses on entrepreneurship, enterprise growth and women’s economic empowerment.  Barb is a member of UNWomen WE Empower Advisory Group Canada, Women’s Enterprise Policy Group (30-country academic consortia), Canadian delegate to the T20, board member of Women’s Economic Imperative, and advisor to the Government of Canada.

By PK Mutch

News media entrepreneur, freelance journalist, Canadian Association of Journalists member, former book publishing executive, zine-maker and startup professional.  Marigold Capital advisory board. Recipent of Inspiring Top 50 Women in STEM in 2018. Profiled in Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions and Luminaries. Founder  and former President of award-winning Fifth Town Artisan Cheese, Canada's 8th B-Corp, which under her leadership received the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation (2009). Petra currently works to advance inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation in public policy and startup ecosystems with a particular emphasis on gender equity.  Petra is the founding publisher of Liisbeth. Follow Petra on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.