Elise Ahenkorah, Alliance PR & Strategy (Panelist)
Elise is a community builder, strategist, and diversity advocate. She has 13 years of experience working in both public and private sectors within progressively senior communications, marketing, fund development, and stakeholder engagement roles. She is the owner of Alliance PR & Strategy – a nonprofit strategic planning firm, and is a Marketing and Communications Advisor at the University of Calgary.

Involved with various local and global causes, Elise serves as Vice President for Calgary Pride and is a member with the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee and UNAC. She is also the founder of Innovate for Change – a charity dedicated to using technology to challenge poverty in Ghana, West Africa.