Bounce Beyond: Resiliency Tools for Life and Business by Pilar Portela

OVERVIEW

Pilar Portela was elected as the 2020 Women of the Year Awards: Entrepreneurial Leader. She will share her resilience journey with us through all challenges she has overcome to become a successful entrepreneur.
 
She started her post-secondary education in her late 30s, proving that there is no limit to your dreams. After achieving her Master’s Degree in Project Management, she has worked as Director of Software in Silicon Valley for five years. Today she runs two own businesses with operations in seven different countries.

Her purpose in becoming an entrepreneur was to bring solutions for global problems, and to prove that rural areas are as profitable as urban ones.

The event will also have Mina Haghighi, Business Development Manager at Futurpreneur. 

Mina is a Business Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working and volunteering in the non-profit sector. She has several years of experience in management, sales and customer service both in financial industry and retail.

This event is sponsored by Futurpreneur, Vancity and University Canada West.