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SpeakHER Series: Law & Entrepreneurship in Motion
January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Law and Entrepreneurship SpeakHER Series 2023 is a virtual speaker series that explores the intersection of law and entrepreneurship by engaging in a dialogue with Small Business Enterprises (SMEs) to unpack their relationship with the law and their lawyers in the innovation economy.
This series is a partnership between EPICentre and Professor Myra Tawfik, Don Rodzik Family Chair in Law and Entrepreneurship.
The series is free to attend! If you can’t make it in real-time, not to worry, all those who register will receive a post-event email with the recorded session.
MEET OUR SPEAKER:
In 2018 Grace Quan, CEO was recognized by BC Business magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential Women In STEM.
Grace Quan CEO, MBA, CPA has a range of experience with corporate governance, negotiation, leadership, team building, and marketing. As President and CEO of Hydrogen In Motion Inc. (H2M), Grace brings a strong perspective of fiduciary accountability, collaborative relationship management, and effective communication to H2M.
Grace has over 25 years of experience spanning a wealth of private and public sectors including:
- Political/Public: The Government of Canada, Provincial Minister’s Office;
- Academia: University of British Columbia;
- Not-for-profit (quasi-governmental): Genome British Columbia;
- Private Sector: Hotels, Restaurants, and Private flying school.
Previous to leading H2M Grace had a 10-year career in the federal government working in foreign aid at the Canadian International Development Agency and in the Foreign Service (DFAIT). She also has a strong financial and strategic background as the Senior Advisor to the CFO of the Treasury Board of Canada, the department responsible for managing Canada’s $250B dollar annual budget. This varied experience gives Grace an insider understanding of the functioning of business and government and knowledge of how government programs and grants operate. This knowledge is effectively leveraged in fundraising, advocacy, policy development, and contracting with government and other institutions on the behalf of H2M.
Connect with Grace on LinkedIn: Grace Quan | LinkedIn