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Women Driven Mobility YQG Breakfast

WINDSOR, ON (October 23, 2023)
 – WETechAlliance, in collaboration with its partners, is excited to announce the highly anticipated second annual Women Driven Mobility YQG Breakfast. This dynamic event will take place on November 1 at Caesars Windsor and promises to be an inspiring and educational experience for all attendees.

Under the theme “Driving Innovation: Ontario and Michigan Paving the Future of Mobility”, this breakfast event will bring together thought leaders, professionals, and students from both sides of the border to delve into the exciting world of mobility and innovation.

“Over the past year, Windsor-Essex has taken significant strides in establishing itself as the Automobility Capital of Canada. This event not only serves as a platform to showcase developments on both sides of the border but also as a catalyst for fostering collaboration between Ontario and Michigan,” says Yvonne Pilon, President & CEO at WETechAlliance. “Our unique geography, adjacent to Detroit, presents unparalleled cross-border opportunities. Together, we are charting the course for the future of mobility, and empowering women to lead this transformation is not only imperative but also a source of strength and innovation.”

Keynote Speakers:

  • Mona Eghanian, Assistant Vice-President, Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network Mona Eghanian brings her wealth of experience and expertise as the Assistant Vice-President for the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN). With a background in engineering and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Mona is poised to deliver invaluable insights into the future of automotive and mobility in Ontario as well as bi-national partnerships.
  • Alisyn Malek, Founder and CEO of Middle Third: Alisyn Malek is a change maker with a deep understanding of the automotive and emerging transportation industries. Her career spans leadership roles at General Motors, pioneering work in electric vehicle development, and co-founding May Mobility, where she developed the first-of-its-kind autonomous vehicle transportation solution. Alisyn empowers others to tackle complex challenges and inspires them to create a better future. She is also the author of “Intersection: Reimagining Mobility Across Traditional Boundaries.”

This year’s event builds upon the success of the inaugural Women Driven Mobility event in 2022, sparked from a partnership with Women in Mobility Detroit, now known as Women Driven Mobility, and is proudly supported by event partners including Invest WindsorEssex, the Government of CanadaOntario Centre of InnovationOntario Vehicle Innovation Network, and the Province of Ontario.


WEtech Alliance has served as a catalyst for technology and innovation in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent, Ontario regions since 2011. We’re a non-profit organization that provides entrepreneurs and companies with business services, training, I.P. and commercialization support, mentorship and strategic connections to help bring new ideas to market, scale to the next level and build a dynamic culture and a community of innovation.

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