ILANA BEN-ARI

FOUNDER, CEO & PRODUCT DESIGN LEAD AT TWENTY ONE TOYS

Ilana Ben-Ari is a toy designer turned social entrepreneur. She is the founder of Twenty One Toys and the inventor of the Failure Toy and Empathy Toy - the award-winning facilitation tools used in 1000s of boardrooms and classrooms in over 50 countries. Featured in Inc. magazine as one of the top 100 female entrepreneurs of 2020, her inventions have been praised in TIME magazine as a technology that is reshaping the future of learning.

10:30 AM ET   WORKSHOP 2

Real-Time Strategies for Business Success: A Conversation with Women Leaders

Women are at the forefront to lead Canada’s economic recovery and are displaying amazing examples of how creative thinking, quick pivoting and steadfast determination is allowing them to succeed. From scale-up to start-up to adaptability, today’s women business owners are overcoming hurdles and making their mark in our economy. Join us as we host a conversation discussing the unique challenges women entrepreneurs face and how their out of the box approaches have paved the way for their success.

 

Audiences will learn: 

  • Unforgettable lessons on driving organic sales;
  • How knowing when to pivot is critical for business survival in today’s economic climate; and,
  • Practical tips on raising funds and funding your business for success.