Each participant gets to pre-select which breakout session she wants to attend. At these sessions, along with nine other women you will learn more from the expert on the topic.


Do you have a story to tell? Expertise to share? Life messages to impart?

Rania Walker is the President of Front Door PR and has worked with speakers and event organizers all across North America. She will share insider secrets that she’s learned over the years for how to find a stage, and pitch your talk, to event and conference organizers, including TEDx events. This practical and intimate one hour session will provide you with solid strategies for how to:

-position yourself as a value-add speaker (what you need to prep before your pitch);
-find events and conferences to speak at that will align with and leverage your brand;
-create a speaker kit; and
-develop a pitch that resonates with organizers

Sharpen your pencils and be ready to work during this interactive session.

This session is full.

Rania Walker

Rania Walker

Front Door PR

Rania is the Founder and President of Front Door PR, an integrated PR, Media, Branding and Event Promotions agency. A natural storyteller, she combines her expertise as a TV producer and host, media trainer, publicist, marketing manager, and relationship building expert, to generate multi-platform media exposure and brand elevation across North America for clients and large-scale events. She has worked at YTV, Alliance Atlantis, The New VR, Rogers Television, The Weather Network and various specialty channels.

Her clients have included corporations, authors, charities, not-for profit organizations, start-ups and emerging businesses. She is a frequent media and PR expert at conferences speaking on “How to Get and Leverage Media Attention”; “Personal Branding” and "How to become branded in the Media as an Expert". She has moderated media panels for the annual Mompreneur Conference, Emerge - Become a Best-Selling Author Forum, Ignite Your Vision Conference, eWomen Network and the Discover Your Personal Brand Conference among others.

A personal branding expert with a degree and post-graduate studies in communications and message design, Rania has been featured or provided commentary on personal branding, crisis communications, media exposure, and social media savvy in The Toronto Star, Start Up Socials, Newstalk 1010, Cision, Tilt Magazine, Parents Canada, The Mompreneur e-Magazine, The Oakville Voice and The Huffington Post. In her ‘spare’ time Rania loves to travel with her large family of 5, documenting their adventures while sharing tips, tricks and always a few laughs. You can connect with her @raniaspeaks and @frontdoorpr

Every year our Biz Tools experts share their knowledge with you in small group discussions.  These are women who are part of the Company of Women community or friends of our organization.  Please welcome and thank them for sharing their expertise with you.