Elaine Newman is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian firm, Global Learning. As CEO, Elaine has extensive experience in strategic consulting and implementing training solutions. Since 1996, she has worked with private and public employers from all market segments striving for success in today’s diverse business environment. Her expertise covers a wide range of areas including Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Change Management, and Organizational Effectiveness. As an Executive Strategist, Elaine’s strengths are centered in her ability to address what matters most to her clients. Her focus on innovation, creativity and sustainable solutions for over 25 years has led to organizations regarding her as a valuable and collaborative business partner.
Ever willing to share her vast business knowledge and unique perspectives, Elaine has accepted invitations to present at some of the top conferences and forums across Canada. She has been asked to speak on issues of building respectful workplaces, diversity and inclusion on Matt Galloway’s CBC Morning Show, “Professionally Speaking” with Randall Craig and Gail Vax-Oxlade’s Late Shift on NewsTalk 1010. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, Elaine was nominated for the RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She has also been recognized in Social Media as one of the Top 5 Diversity Thought Leaders in Canada. As a member of several professional associations and organizations, Elaine remains on the cutting edge of diversity and inclusion topics and business strategies.
Elaine and her family reside in Toronto, Ontario where she is very involved in local non-profits organizations and civic endeavors. She has served her community through active involvement as Chair of the CNIB Visions Gala and is a member of the CNIB Public Education and Advocacy Committee.