Business and Indigenous Reconciliation Executive-in-Residence
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4
Mary Jane is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SHEanalytics, an enterprise that generates thought leadership to advance inclusion and success for Women and Indigenous. Prior to founding SHEanalytics, Mary Jane shaped her career holding executive positions with Red River College, University of Manitoba, Women’s Enterprise Centre and IBM Canada. Seeing a gap in leadership programming designed for women, Mary Jane co-founded SHEday a one-day women in leadership event held in Winnipeg. Over a five-year span SHEday hosted over 100 speakers to share their leadership stories with in excess of 5,000 delegates. The demand for participation with this social innovation demonstrated the essential work needing to be done to advance diversity and inclusion.
Mary Jane serves as a Member of the Advisory Board for the University of Manitoba Institute for Leadership as Member of the Manitoba Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub as a Member of the Committee on Research Partnerships with NSERC; as a Director of a number of private-held corporations. Her past appointments include governance roles with University of Manitoba Alumni Council; Ka Ni Kanichihk Council; Winnipeg Police Board; Economic Development Winnipeg Board; Travel Manitoba Board; Aboriginal Human Resource Council Canada; Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business; Risk Management & Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mary Jane is a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, auntie, friend.