From Left to Right, front row: Wendy Cukier, Ryerson Diversity and Inclusion Institute, Julie Merk, BMO, Minister Mary Ng, Prime Minister Justine Trudeau, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Leuitenant Governor of Ontario, Isabelle Berro-Amadei, Ambassador of France and Monaco, Michelle Savoy and Beth Horowitz.
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.