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Gender Lens Investing Community Breakfast & Workshop

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Borden Ladner Gervais offices

200 Burrard Street

1200 Waterfront Centre

Vancouver, British Columbia V7X 1T2

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GENDER LENS INVESTING COMMUNITY BREAKFAST & WORKSHOP

Suzanne Biegel, The RAISE Collective, and Toniic invite you to join us on Wednesday, January 31st for an engaging and impactful morning focused on gender lens investing! This event for both men and women will focus on women and impact investing, women and finance, investing with a gender lens and the empowerment of women as investors.

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

8am - 10am: Community Breakfast (open to all)

  • What is gender lens investing? How does it factor into our goals for a more just and prosperous world? Join the conversation over a delicious breakfast with friends and colleagues!

10am-1pm: Workshop for Toniic members and invited accredited investors, followed by lunch

  • A deeper dive into gender lens investing for accredited investors
  • Led by Toniic member Suzanne Biegel, Senior Gender Lens Investing Adviser, Wharton Business School

We hope you can join us!

All the best,

The Toniic Team

Many thanks to Suzanne Biegel for curating this event!

Suzanne Biegel runs Catalyst at Large Ltd, and is an active impact investor and member of 100% Impact. Her focus is impact investing with a women and girls lens. In 2015-2016 she piloted the Women Effect initiative, a global virtual community of investors with a gender lens, which has transitioned into Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) at Wharton Business School, where she is Senior Gender Lens Investing Adviser. She was the founder of Clearly Social Angels in the UK. She is the Investment Director for the SPRING Accelerator (accelerating businesses in East Africa and South Asia with a positive girl effect). She served on the Board of Directors of Confluence Philanthropy, co-founded the Values Based Investment group of Women Donors Network, and founded and runs Women in Social Finance in London. She is a Catto Fellow at the Aspen Institute. She received the Beacon Award for Philanthropy in the UK in 2015. Suzanne brings over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, board member, and hands-on operational manager to her endeavors. She is married to the fabulous Daniel Maskit, and lives in London.

Many thanks to The RAISE Collective for their sponsorship of this event!

The RAISE Collective is a community of female investors, changing the gender ratio in innovation and funding by leveling the investment playing field. We believe that investor diversity will enhance the early stage capital pool to support a broader range of businesses and entrepreneurs, increasing both innovation and positive impact. The RAISE Collective is building a dynamic community of women interested in early-stage and private-company investing. We foster connections between like-minded women investors and collaborate with partners to provide learning and investment opportunities, trusted resources and networking events. We also offer a collaborative cohort model that provides support, connections, and opportunities across Canada for women entrepreneurs raising capital.

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Borden Ladner Gervais offices

200 Burrard Street

1200 Waterfront Centre

Vancouver, British Columbia V7X 1T2

Canada

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