March 14, 2016 10:00 ET

Three Accomplished Business Leaders to Speak at INSPIRE North's Schulich School of Business Event

Successful Leaders Lorenzo Santini, Greg Overholt, and Marianne Hasold-Schilter Share Their Stories to Inspire Schulich Business Students

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 14, 2016) - INSPIRE North, partnering with Schulich School of Business, is proud to present influential and accomplished Canadian leaders Lorenzo Santini, Greg Overholt, and Marianne Hasold-Schilter who will share their real-world and inspirational success stories with Schulich business students.

The conference will take place on Friday, March 18, 2016 in the Robert R. McEwan Auditorium, Seymour Schulich Building (111 Ian MacDonald Blvd). Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the event kicks off with keynote speakers followed by a networking session with students ending at 8:00 p.m. York University guests that plan on attending this free event should register at

Santini, Vice President of Bausch+Lomb Unit for Valent Canada, is as an industry leader with 26 years of healthcare industry experience building a reputation in supporting new solutions to advance vision care for Canadians. Overholt, Founder of Students Offering Support, is based in 35 Canadian universities where volunteers hold group exam review sessions and raise money for development projects in Latin America. Hasold-Schilter, Executive Vice-President and Chief Administration Officer of International Banking for Scotiabank, has many years of experience managing retail and small business banking, operations, consumer micro finance, marketing and many more key functions.

"We are excited to be at Schulich once again," says Luciano Volpe, Founding Member & Chair of INSPIRE North. "Engaging and connecting youth to innovative forward-thinking leaders who share their stories in an interactive format is at the forefront of INSPIRE North's vision." 

"INSPIRE North's events provide access, opportunity, and a platform to motivate Schulich students to push themselves forward to accomplish their goals and grow as future leaders," says Pratap Mathews, INSPIRE North's Schulich Student Leader. "The diverse background of these speakers and their inspirational stories projects real opportunities and demonstrates that anything is possible."

INSPIRE North's successful events are supported by the dedication and commitment from INSPIRE's Schulich Student Team, INSPIRE North steering committees and sponsors including Schulich School of Business, York University, Scotiabank, OneConnect, Ferrero Canada, Pizza Nova, Astley Gilbert, Sobeys, and Casam Inc.

From generous sponsor Scotiabank, students must complete an online form to apply for a $500 bursary award by Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at

About INSPIRE North

INSPIRE North is about empowering young people to realize their potential through sharing of experiences and advice by Canadian leaders. INSPIRE North is guided by an Advisory Board, Steering Committee, Junior Steering Committee and student leaders on campus executing events to bridge the gap between Canadian youth and professionals. For more information visit





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