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Deanne Harrison to Present at 2018 Venture Out

Our very own Deanne Harrison, SVP of People & Process at 24-7 Intouch, is presenting at the 2018 Venture Out Conference in Toronto this week.

The conference takes place March 15 and 16, 2018 at the MaRS Discovery District.

Venture Out is Canada’s first conference for LGBTQA+ students and young professionals interested in careers in tech and entrepreneurship.

Deanne’s session, “Using Culture to Scale from Startup to Unicorn” is scheduled for Friday, March 16 at 2:00pm. Takeaways include techniques to create a flexible plan giving your team a voice and channels to contribute to your culture conversation, and tips on how to design a scalable strategy. You'll learn how to ensure your teams culture grows stronger together.

“A company’s culture is created with input from every team member, regardless of position or relationship,” said Harrison. “I’m excited to explore how culture and diversity best practices can help companies scale, while maintaining what makes their brand unique.”

Deanne graduated with her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, majoring in Human Resources Management and Organizational Behaviour. She has over 15 years of HR, Organizational Behaviour and Small Business Management experience in a variety of industries. She also has a CPHR designation and was awarded the Rising Star Award by HRMAM (CPHR Manitoba). Deanne is Chair of the Special Olympics Manitoba Board of Directors and a huge advocate for the LGBTQA+ community.

24-7 Intouch is a Gold Sponsor of the conference, and will also be presenting the Investing in LGBTQ Founders panel on March 15.

About Venture Out

Venture Out is a network of individuals, companies and community organizations. Together, they are building an LGBTQA+ tech and entrepreneurship community, with the goal of creating a more diverse & inclusive future. They highlight LGBTQA+ tech leaders and groundbreaking projects and companies and produce events and conferences, which bring together ideas, and connect early-career professionals to new opportunities and to each other.

 

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