Wendy Cukier

Wendy Cukier

Academic Director,

Wendy Cukier is a professor of entrepreneurship and strategy at the Ted Rogers School of Business at Toronto Metropolitan University and one of Canada's leading experts on disruptive technologies, future skills and inclusive innovation. She is the co-author of Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Java to Jurassic Park and has authored over 200 articles. She leads Toronto Metropolitan University’s Diversity Institute and also leads the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, created to promote an inclusive innovation system to grow and develop women-led businesses.

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Workshop: What is Supplier Diversity and Where are the Opportunities?

Presented by Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub

Governments and corporations are among the largest buyers of goods and services in Canada. Yet procurement processes are not well understood and not often on the radar screens of women entrepreneurs. Join us to learn more about supplier diversity and how to find opportunities, as well as the reasons for registering with supply councils.