Articles Women of Inspiration™ Podcast – Jacqueline Wallace

Women of Inspiration™ Podcast – Jacqueline Wallace – Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Mitacs

Women of Inspiration Podcast with host Monica Kretschmer. We are interviewing inspiring female CEO, executives, entrepreneurs, change-makers, and visionaries making an impact locally, nationally, and globally. Listen to stories that are real, raw, and authentic. Learn from women who have pushed through challenges, overcome barriers, lead by example, and achieve success in business and in life! Every woman has a story!

Jacqueline Wallace is Vice President, Marketing and Communications at Mitacs. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction for all communication and marketing efforts to increase market competitiveness and visibility among key stakeholders while establishing the Mitacs brand as a high-performing thought leader in the Canadian innovation ecosystem.

She is a former founder and entrepreneur of a series of startups in the creative industries. Most notably, she was the founder of Veer, Inc., the award-winning visual media and design company that was acquired by Bill Gates-owned Corbis Corporation.

Wallace holds a PhD in Communication, where her research focused on creative economies and promises and prohibitions of creative work for women entrepreneurs. She is passionate about inclusive design and accessibility and brings these strategic elements into all aspects of her work and leadership.

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Monica Kretschmer

Monica is the Founder and CEO of Universal Womens Network™, Women of Inspiration™ Awards, Women of Inspiration™ Podcast, Women of Inspiration™ Book, UWomen Magazine, and SupportHER ™ elevating male leaders who champion women in their networks, workplaces, and communities. She is the founder of The Nest Foundation™ empowering women to rebuild their lives for themselves and their children through mentorship, education, and wellness. Monica is a native Calgarian, visionary, speaker and serial entrepreneur, passionate about celebrating and advocating for women to prosper personally and professionally. She is committed to gender equity and fostering a network where every woman belongs. Monica's mission is to inspire women to lead with a purpose and prosper in business and life. Since launching in 2014, Monica has broken traditional barriers and silos by embracing collaboration and diversity. Monica has built a recognizable brand and spearheaded partnerships with government agencies, non-profits, venture capitalists, and women’s organizations. In 2015, Monica created Women of Inspiration™ Awards to recognize a woman who helped her overcome adversity and a life-changing Seven Journey in the justice system with 4800 hundred hours of litigation, 22 days of trial and 56 + court appearances. Monica’s personal story of resilience was the fuel to create Women of Inspiration™ to honour one woman, her lawyer. Women of Inspiration celebrates, recognizes and inspire women across North America and the globe who lead, inspire and motivate.

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