discover new speakers with
fresh perspectives

Most conferences highlight the famous, big-name speakers. After all, they sell tickets. Not here. We strive to also remain as equitable as possible. With this spirit in mind, Shine’s Speakers are featured in alphabetical order, using the English alphabet, according to chosen first names.  

Adriana Romero

a Founder helping Founders with Coaching and Capital. Co-Founder at Little Venice. Enablement Manager at Clearbanc.

Aji Oliyide

Blogger & Podcaster. Senior Program Manager at Google.

Alex Oh

Culture Consultant, Community-Builder & Social Journaler. Partner at Ohlay.

Alicia Hernandez

High school drop out turned
Not-For-Profit CEO. Single mom of 4. Accountant at the Georgia School Boards Association.

Ameet Khabra

Your PPC Bestie 💰Pay Per Click Advertising Veteran.

Andrea Merkl

Art Director + Designer who loves bringing concepts to life.

Ange Friesen

Copywriter + Brand Strategist with an optimistic and playful style.

Angela Wallace

Building brave brands. In the business of business for good. Conscious Capitalist.

Anita Chauhan

Strategist, storyteller, and creative media producer. Marketer passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion.

Annika Lewis

VC Investor at Vanedge Capital.

Bridgette Smith

Bridging the gap between content design, email and web development. Associate Director of Web Strategy
at mdg.

Ceora Ford

Digital Marketer turned Developer. Learner Advocate and Instructor at

Chelsea Charles

Building and transforming technical teams for success.

Christine Johnson

Inbound Marketing Professional. Digital Marketing at Vancouver Island University.

Colleen Tartow

Colleen has a Ph.D. in astrophysics and is Director of Engineering for Starburst Data.

Derby Chukwudi

Wealth Management Analyst at J.P.Morgan.

Emily Murgatroyd

Executive Search and Recruitment Consultant. Partner at Headway Search Group.

Emma Siemasko

Helping companies tell their stories via web copy, case studies, and long form content. Founder of Stories by Us.

Ezenwanyi Abii

Driven and self-directed attorney. Managing Attorney at Abii & Associates.

Faria Chaudhry

Proactively building inclusive work environments. Recruiter at Paperless Post.

Goz Odediran

Education Rights Attorney fighting for and defends the Education Rights of K-12 Students, College Students, Teachers and College Faculty.

Heather Mae Pusztai

Customer Success Advocate. Science of Social Media Podcast Co-Host at Buffer.

Hima Batavia

​Creating opportunities for artists to shape vibrant and inclusive communities. Director of Creative Placemaking Lab at Artscape.

Iqra Shaikh

Forbes Under 30 Student Scholar'19. Masters in Computer Engineering at NYU IT. Grace Hopper Conference scholar 2017.

Jami Geter

Solving complex technical problems through information security and web development. Lead Systems Engineer.

Jessalin Lam

Learning & Development Director for TBWA\Worldwide. Driven by Passion, Purpose, Positivity.

Jessica Van Kline

Product Manager at Dell. Student of Life.

Jillian Wood

Creating online content for websites and publications for nearly a decade.
Creative B2B Marketer.

Karina Gonzales

Coach & Full-Stack Software Engineer at Manulife University. Co-founder KibiTech, a game-based e-learning platform helping people with developmental disabilities gain independence.

Kay Fabella

DEI + Remote Team Consultant, Helping companies retain top talent + build intersectional inclusion.

Keisha Frazier

Holistic health and mindset coach who helps women release the beliefs and stuck emotions that are keeping a lid on their business success.

Keisha Mistry

Recruitment at Unbounce.

Kim Kiel

Sales Copy Strategist & Customer Journey Expert for businesses, consultants and industry disruptors.

Laisa Barros

Production Support Engineer at Pixar. UX Director at This Is Laísa. Advocate for Accessibility & Inclusion

Lauren Archibald

Driving positive social and environmental change through daily snacking. Marketing at Hippie Snacks

Lily Konings

Product Designer at Facebook. Newsletter coming to an inbox near you 💌

Loes Jaber

Worked in the field of (forced) migration for 5+ years. Currently holds an advisory role in the immigration office

Lucy Heskins

Early-Stage Startup Marketer. Head of Marketing at Careercake.

Madi Waggoner

Senior Manager of Business Operations at Working remotely since 2011. Helping people & teams go remote.

Maria Tribble

Passionate about teaching children to be carriers of kindness. VP Enterprise Sales.

Marijana Miric

Inspiring companies to embrace digital strategies to build their brand. Account Management in Ad Tech.

Maya Moufarek

Growth CMO Consultant. Ex-Google. Defining & implementing business growth paths for founders & CEOs.

Meghan Lazier

Design Researcher, Educator and Career Coach. Design Research Lead at Capital One. Teaching Assistant at IDEO U.

Nancy Wood

People & Operations Leader. Remote Work Enthusiast.

Natasha Samuel

Instagram Strategist & Social Media Storyteller.

Nerissa Marbury

Operations & Digital Marketing Consultant. Problem Solver, Challenge Buster, and Amplifier of Messages.

Olivia Tait

Energetic Connector of People. Executive Recruiter at Artemis Canada.

Paige Recker

Program Manager at Zendesk. Bay Area Transplant. Midwesterner at Heart.

Pegah Abdolhosseini

Partnerships Specialist at Thinkific. Organized Think In Color, a virtual conference amplifying strong, fierce, and ambitious woman of color.

Rachael Wolber

Helping nonprofits like Oxfam and Feeding America raise money and mobilize supporters online.

Sara Hurtado

Digital Life Coach.

Sarah Newman

Director of Art & Education at metaLAB at Harvard. Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Co-founder of Data Nutrition Project

Saschie MacLean-Magbanua

Founder of Formation Studio, a dance + fitness brand dedicated to empowering communities in Vancouver and beyond.

Schekina Israel

Leveraging data and tech to deliver high impact omnichannel marketing campaigns. Senior Performance Manger AdParlor.

Star Dormanesh

First Generation Iranian-American. Enterprise Project Manager for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Susan M. Staupe

Local SEO, Organic SEO and legal marketing expert. Digital Marketing Director at Creative Graphics.

Tara Clark

Social Media Architect helping businesses think differently and use social media effectively to achieve their goals.

Tawanna Smith

Software Trainer. Project Management Professional. Mother.

​Taylor Kim

Creating environments where teams feel included, valued, and heard. Senior Employee Experience Researcher at Shopify.

Terri Dickson

Helping people create solid financial security. Vice President, Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities.

Tiffany Yu

On a mission to increase intersectional disability representation & democratize visibility. CEO & founder of Diversability.

Tracy Montour

Customer-obsessed B2B marketing leader. Director of Marketing at Arbeit.

Ximena Cordon

Building startups from the ground up. Currently blockchain ecosystem. Director of Marketing at Maxonrow.

Yirssi Bergman

Researcher advancing racial justice at Non-profit, Race Forward. Previously, Planned Parenthood.

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Race Forward, a non-profit advancing & advocating for racial justice.