MELONIE DE GUZMAN
Public Speaker. Workshop Facilitator. Mentor. Founder. Digital Media Professional.
I am a digital media maven, working on high profile digital projects since 2005, before Twitter was even a thing.
I am inspired to teach people how to project manage their lives by applying the skills learned from 15 years of projects, because the most important project you’ll ever work on is yourself.
I have a passion for public speaking and leading workshops. I love sharing my experiences and knowledge about inclusion & diversity, leadership, digital media and how to set goals and create the habits that will lead you to success.
Professionally, I manage over 150 digital properties, have founded Rogers Women in Technology, oversee three mentorship programs and am on the Programming Committee for the Women in Film and Television organization.
ROGERS MEDIA IT: TOWN HALL
Introducing the newly founded Rogers Women in Technology Association to over 200 employees in a presentation at the Rogers Media IT Town Hall.
KICKSTARTOLOGY: KICKSTART 2020
Panelist at a masterclass and workshop about setting exciting goals and actually achieving them. Shared my story of self-discovery, trial and error, and how I finally gave myself permission to write my own story.
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY: QUEEN'S WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Panelist speaking about inclusion, diversity and the unconscious bias against women in the workplace.
MCMASTER UNIVERSITY: NSBE THE HUNT
Keynote speaker at The Hunt, a professional development event hosted by the National Society of Black Engineers, McMaster Chapter.
SHOPIFY: TECH TEAHOUSE WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY
An evening of community and mentorship where we we discussed networking best practices in the tech industry. setting led by the panelists.
RYERSON UNIVERSITY: ASSOCIATION OF UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN IN SCIENCE - EQUITEA TALKS
Women in STEM seminar, discussion the importance of having women represented in STEM, why women are still underrepresented in the field, the challenges that women face while pursuing the field, and how the students can work to make STEM a more inclusive space for everybody
PUBLIC SPEAKER & WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
Professional public speaker and panelist, speaking about inclusion & diversity, leadership and digital media. Workshop leader for goal setting and creating habits.
Former Sr. Producer of CTV.ca, working with the Broadcast and Marketing teams to create an online digital strategy for our tentpole initiatives such as the 2012 summer Olympics, the first Amazing Race Canada, CTV @tiff and etalk.
Specializes in Servant Leadership, who puts the needs of the team first and helps them develop and perform as highly as possible. I believe in serving my team and setting them up for success
Worked with high profile clients such as Warner Bros., Coca-Cola, Disney and Johnson & Johnson in co-branded online initiatives with iconic Canadian media brands such as MuchMusic, CTV and TSN.
“You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the levels of your systems. ”