Please join us for the Annual Black History Month Luncheon featuring keynote speaker, Kimberly B. Davis, Senior Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth & Legislative Affairs at the National Hockey League.
Special guest performances by powerhouse vocalist Natasha Waterman and spoken word poet and educator Randell Adjei and the sweet sound of the steel pan with Django Pan Fyah.
This year we are pleased to highlight two scholarships in support of U of T students of colour: The Andrew Forde Polymath Scholarship and The Winkelman Admission Scholarship.
In addition, there will be opportunities to win exciting prizes such as Air Canada return tickets, Toronto Maple Leafs Executive Suite tickets from the NHL, and many more. You won't want to miss it!
Kimberly B. Davis
Senior Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth & Legislative Affairs at the National Hockey League
Kimberly B. Davis currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth & Legislative Affairs at the National Hockey League, the premier professional ice hockey league in the world. In this capacity, Kim leads a role reporting to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to attract, develop and retain fans – with a specific focus on multi-cultural audiences – through culture, youth participation, and social impact initiatives. “Kim’s professional experience uniquely qualifies her to ensure that our League is growing the game of hockey by demonstrating the leadership principles and values in communities and with all stakeholders that can ultimately lead to new and increased fandom,” said Commissioner Bettman.
Ms. Davis has been recognized by Hockey News’ “2020 Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in the sport,” Essence Magazine’s “Woke” - 2019 Change Agents, Adweek’s “30 Most Powerful Women in Sports,” Sports Business Journal’s “GameChangers,” and Savoy Magazine’s “Most Influential Women in Corporate America.” She has received other notable recognitions including Savoy Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” and showcased in Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business.” In 2012, she was profiled with First Lady Michelle Obama in Essence magazine’s “28 Most Influential Black Women in America.”