Katherine Wintsch on the Today Show

Catch Katherine Wintsch on the Today Show this Thursday morning, Sept 5th, during Hoda and Jenna’s show. Katherine will be featured on the Momversations segment with Hoda and Maria Shriver to chat about Slay Like a Mother.


Dr. Tiffany Jana is now SHRM Certified

July 5th, 2019 - Dr. Tiffany Jana’s first two books, Overcoming Bias and Erasing Institutional Bias, now qualify readers for 3 SHRM Continuing Education Credits. More information and how to purchase the books can be found here.


Mapping the Customer Journey in NoVA

June 25th, 2019 - Scott Wayne will be speaking and leading an exercise at the HR Academy in Northern Virginia in September. There he will be mapping the Customer Journey for HR professionals. Learn more about his talk here.


Matt Paxton’s New Show

June 25th, 2019 - Matt Paxton is coming back to TV with a new show (this one’s not about Hoarders) about celebrating the life and history of our aging population. Legacy List will follow Paxton and his team as they help families tackle the emotional task of downsizing.

They are currently shooting through the end of summer and will air in early 2020.


We're Bundled Up

June 13th, 2019 - In a collaboration with our offsite venue, we're now able to offer a complimentary one-day offsite day at Canvas for a team of up to 15 with each full keynote or breakout exercise booked. You can find information on the offsite space at www.meetatcanvas.com.


Welcome, Katherine!

April 24th, 2019 - We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome Katherine Wintsch to the Canvas Speaker Network. Katherine’s book, Slay like a Mother, is lighting up bookstore sales and lighting up conversation in offices, coffee shops, and homes around the world. You can read more about Katherine here.


The Healing before Reconciliation

April 19th, 2019 - Tiffany is in the Netherlands this week speaking at the 2019 Justice Conference on Making Space for Truth: The Healing that Precedes Reconciliation.


Possessions and Memories

April 15th, 2019 - Kelly interviews Matt Paxton for Project: NineMinutes on possessions and how we let them go, without giving up the memories. Life transitions, family relationships, and generational differences.


Tom Tom Ace Ace

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April 11th, 2019 - Join Ace today and tomorrow as he emcees, the American Evolution Innovators Cup at the 2019 Tom Tom Festival. $60,000 in grants and awards to innovators will be distributed over the two days. Ace claim’s he’s not taking bribes to skew the voting (claims). Tickets here.


The Stuff of Stuff

April 11th, 2019 - Matt Paxton joins a fascinating roster of speakers for this year’s TedXBethesda, hosted at the remarkable Strathmore art center, Saturday April 27th. Matt will be grappling with how we grapple with our “stuff” and we whether we possess it, or it possesses us. Tickets here.


Pennsylvania Streaming

April 10th, 2019 - Tickets for the Pennsylvania Conference for Women have sold out for in-person, but you can purchase tickets for the livestream here. Whether by stream or in-person, you can see and hear Tiffany October 2nd from the Pennsylvania Conference Center in Philadelphia.


More ACTEs to Follow

April 9th, 2019 - Matt just wrapped up emcee-ing the mainstage at annual US summit of the Association of Travel Executives, this year hosted at The Sheraton Grand in Chicago. Two days of challenging sessions on stage on the future of the industry, combined with interactive exhibits and “braindates” that allow attendees to host their own discussions. While Matt was running the main stage, Kelly and Scott led a breakout group for 100+ corporate travel buyers, mapping out the world they live and common challenges that can only be solved by active partnership between travel buyers and the industry of hotels, airlines, ground transportation that serve them. These discussions and partnership brokering activities will continue in upcoming ACTE summits in Macau, Amsterdam, and Montreal.


Call & Response

April 5th, 2019 - Sionne launches Call & Response, a new podcast of frank, open and insightful conversations with everyday innovators leading change in their communities. Episode one…


The Road to Entrepreneurial Success Has Many Detours - Geri Stengel

February 20th, 2019 - “Despite personal and business roadblocks, Tiffany Jana is still on the road to success as a black woman in tech. Roadblocks have caused her to detour but not to give up.

Jana was born into the diversity and inclusion field. Her mother, Deborah Threadgill Egerton, was a civil rights activist who went on to pioneer the diversity and inclusion field. Egerton became one of the first people to help organizations grapple with the reality of a diverse workforce. … “


The Governor and Activist

March 05, 2019 - Next week, Allan and former Governor Bob McDonnell are on stage at the Virginia Bankers Association Connect Conference in discussing the banking industry’s historic role in injustices and what bankers, businesses, and individuals, can do to push for racial equity. Scott is moderating the event, though we suspect beyond introductions, the conversation with roll fast with these two men approaching common goals of racial justice through different lenses and life experiences.