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Meet an EMBA Graduate Turned Entrepreneur

A recent graduate of Rotman's One-Year Executive MBA program shares her experiences in an informal chat.

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Date: Thursday February 25, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Speaker(s): Deanna Burger, EMBA '19 and Cofounder & CEO, commUNITY masks
Venue: Online webinar
Location: Online
Cost: Free
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Fireside chat with Deanna Burger

Cofounder & CEO, commUNITY masks

An Executive MBA turned Entrepreneur

Join us to learn about Deanna’s experience doing her Executive MBA at Rotman. Hear how she enhanced her business acumen, built her professional network, and unlocked her leadership potential to become an entrepreneur.

Deanna is an experienced professional with over 20 years of expertise in corporate marketing, sales enablement, sponsorship strategy, modernizing customer experience, designing recruitment and retention strategies and turning customers into raving fans at Fortune 100 companies. She has elevated both enterprise and consumer brand architecture.

An advocate for the safety of women and children in Canada, Deanna has held a number of board and advisory positions with various organizations working towards making homes a safer place. She became an entrepreneur when she started her company: Deanna is now Co-Founder & CEO of commUNITY, a rapid-response company supporting Made in Canada PPE and coordinating lifestyle products.

Deanna is also an accomplished marathoner with more grit than speed, and a Level 1 Sommelier Expert. Cheers! 

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Join us for the whole series

This is the first in a series of four webinars which showcase inspiring women who have graduated from Rotman's One-Year Executive MBA program. Join us for the rest of the series to learn how they balanced family, work and school, while making the most of the opportunities the EMBA has to offer.  

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