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Toronto Tuesday via Zoom: The Prosperity Project

28 Sep 2021
5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT

Toronto Tuesday via Zoom:
The Prosperity Project

The Prosperity Project was launched in May 2020 to stop COVID-19 from setting back Canadian women – all of us, from any background – from the progress we've made. Join us on September 28th as we speak with three of the 62 Founding Visionaries and learn about the important initiatives that The Prosperity Project is working on and how it is planning to make a difference in the lives of all women in Canada.  


Session Speakers:

Ani Hotoyan-Joly, Independent Corporate Director
Clare Beckton, Founder, Own Your Own Success
Anne-Marie Hubert, 
Long Term Value Creation Leader for Canada and Eastern Canada Managing Partner, EY Canada

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm ET
Date: Tuesday,  September 28
Admission: Complimentary

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Ani Hotoyan-Joly is a member of the Board of Directors of Women’s College Hospital where over the last five years she was the chair of a number of board committees. She is currently a member of the board of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting where she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board and chairs the Audit Committee. Most recently, she served as a board member of Ontario Power Generation for four year and was a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Compensation, Leadership and Governance Committee. During the last 2 years, she was the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

In June 2020, she became a member of the Community Services Sector Audit Committee for the Province of Ontario and is now the Committee’s Vice Chair. Ani also serves her community by being a member of the Executive Board of Armenian Relief Society of Canada. In April 2020, she became one of the Founding Visionaries of The Prosperity Project

Most recently, Ani was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Coventree Inc. Prior to that; she was the VP Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada (P&C). From 1989 to 2002, she worked for Zurich Canada and held various senior positions.

Ani Hotoyan-Joly is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Accountant with 36 years of business experience. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, the ICD.D designation from The Institute of Corporate Directors and University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, and the GCB.D designation from ESG Global Competent Boards.


Clare Beckton is the Founder of Own Your Own Success, Executive in Residence, Carleton University Centre for Research on Inclusion at work, is a sought-after consultant, speaker, mentor, coach, consultant and facilitator. She is an advocate for the advancement of women’s leadership and for diversity and inclusion and has over 25 years of senior leadership experience. She the author of Own-it Your Success, Your Future Your Life, The Media and the Law in Canada, and many articles on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. She is co- author of A Force to Reckon With, Women Entrepreneurs and Risk, Everywhere, Everyday Innovating, Women Entrepreneurs and Innovation, and Grow Global- Women Entrepreneurs and trade. Clare is a former professor of law, a senior Executive in the Canadian government including Roles as Assistant Deputy Attorney General Aboriginal Affairs, head of Status of Women Canada, and founder of the Carleton Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership. Clare, in partnership, offers a highly acclaimed Advancing Women in Leadership program and programs for workplace inclusion. She is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship and Littauer fellowship, studying with a focus on leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2004-2005. She has been recognized three times by WXN as one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women along with other recognition from CWCT, Women of Influence, WPN, Embassy of Gabon and others for her leadership.

Clare is a founding visionary for the Prosperity project and the co- chair of the strategic planning advisory group. Clare serves and has served on a number of boards including the Harvard women’s Leadership Board, is presently vice-chair of the Beechwood National Cemetery board, past governance chairs of Beechwood board and the IWF national board, served on the executive of the IWF Ottawa chapter, is a founding member of women and philanthropy at the Queensway Carleton hospital and is a member of UNICEF’s 25th team. She is a member of the advisory board of the new International Business University. Clare is a member of Global Affairs advisory Committee on gender and trade and a member of the GBA sub-committee. She is a member of the Female Founders and women-owned businesses sub-committee at Invest Ottawa, a lead coach for their SheBoot program. Clare served as a mentor in the IWF elite athlete and Fellows’ programs, Canadian Women in communications and Technology and is currently a mentor for WXN. 


Anne-Marie Hubert is known for promoting growth in people and organizations she is involved with.

Focused on opportunities and results, she leverages the knowledge, experience and talent of key individuals from client teams and the global Firm to drive change. She has a track record of helping clients successfully re-think business models to create more solid foundations that leverage people and disruptive technologies for growth and long-term competitive advantage, while managing underperformance risks.

As Canadian long term value creation leader, she is helping our clients understand evolving investor expectations, reflect on implications on the purpose of their business and on their competitive advantage, and drive required business transformation, measures of success and communication of success.

She served as a member of the EY Global Advisory Council and as a member of EY Canada’s Executive Committee, where she built a reputation for disrupting the status quo to make it easier for our people to provide quality services and positively impact our economy and communities. In her roles within and outside the firm, she enables organizations and people she works with to drive positive outcome for stakeholders. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Montréal International, the Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute (MILA), the Institute of Corporate Directors – Québec Chapter, the Conseil des Relations Internationales de Montréal (Corim), Zu and the Rideau Hall Foundation.

28 Sep 2021
5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT

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