Conversation with Courtney Stanley: creative pandemic initiatives podcast

Québec City Business Destination podcast

In this episode, Susan Prophet from Québec City Business Destination talks with Courtney Stanley, Keynote Speaker, Event Emcee & Speaker Coach, and host of the women-inspired podcast, #DareToInterrupt.

Susan and Courtney tackle numerous subjects including volunteering, the meeting industry, mentorship, and tough subjects like being laid off and entrepreneurship. Courtney generously shares her experiences and her positive outlook on work, life, family and what's to come after the pandemic. Listen to this inspiring conversation.

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Happy listening! 

About Courtney Stanley

Courtney has spent 10 years helping professionals, entrepreneurs and organizations engage in game-changing, impactful conversations that empower individuals to tap into their true potential, improve team and culture dynamics, and drive meaningful change.  Courtney is the youngest member to have ever been elected to Meeting Professionals International's (MPI) International Board of Directors.

Courtney Stanley

She is the recipient of Smart Meetings' 2020 Women in Events Entrepreneur Award, Meetings Today's 2019 & 2020 Trendsetter Award, MeetingsNet’s 2019 Changemaker Award, the Association for Women in Events (AWE) 2018 Disruptor Award, the 2015 MPI Chairman’s Award and 2011 MPI RISE Award, named Collaborate and Connect Magazine’s 40 under 40 in 2011, and is recognized as one of the event industry’s most impactful change-makers. Courtney serves on the Events Industry Sexual Harassment Task Force, MPI's Women's Advisory Board, is a Meetings Mean Business Ambassador and is the co-founder of the award-winning movement, #MeetingsToo. 

About Susan Prophet

Susan Prophet

Based in Toronto, Susan Prophet is Director, Business Development, for Québec City Business Destination. Her extensive experience and knowledge are a great addition to the team. During her career, Susan has held a variety of roles, such as:

  • MPI Global Board of Trustee member 2012
  • MPI Canadian Foundation Council Chair 2011
  • M & IT, Hall of Fame Inductee, Industry Volunteer 2011
  • Past Site Canada President 2009
  • Past MPI Toronto Chapter President 2005.


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