Deborah Youden | Vice-Chair

Owner & President, Deborah Youden Consulting


Deborah is a Certified International Trade Professional with an extensive background in business development.  Her experience with private industry, government and not-for-profit organizations spans from Eastern Canada to the Far East. As an Export Consultant, she assists businesswomen in accessing opportunities nationally, as well as internationally, in a variety of sectors.

Under her guidance business development trade missions for women have travelled to Reykjavik, Iceland and Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Atlanta, New Orleans, Boston and Chicago. In 2017, she was guest speaker at women’s entrepreneurship events in Kyiv, Ukraine.

She has made supplier diversity a core component in many of these export development and trade opportunities, and has made the business case for this provincially, nationally, and internationally.

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