SPEAKING

 
Anita presenting on stage at DevTO IWD 2019
 

Anita has spoken about her technology journey with DevTO, ITAC Inspiring Tech Careers Conference and TD Then and Now. She's also spoken about influencer marketing, fashion, content marketing, pr and social media at PodCamp, FW FashionCamp, Queen’s Business Forum on the Fashion Industry, the 3rd Annual Social Media Marketing Conference and Word on the Street. She's guest-starred on Fashion Television, Global News, and CBC Radio One’s Metro Morning.

 

#DevTO celebrates the past and ongoing accomplishments and contributions of women in STEM with a present day talk from six gifted ladies who have decades of combined work experience in technology.

2019 - SHOPIFY DEV SUMMIT - MASTER OF CEREMONIES

For one full day, Shopify developers presented a series of talks on all things development at Shopify.

#DevTO celebrates the past and ongoing accomplishments and contributions of women in STEM with a present day talk from four gifted ladies who have decades of combined work experience in technology.

Video of the panel - https://youtu.be/48UHtrj0-LE

2018 - SHOPIFY DEV SUMMIT - MASTER OF CEREMONIES

For one full day, Shopify developers presented a series of talks on all things development at Shopify.

2015 - ITAC INSPIRING TECH CAREERS CONFERENCE - SPEAKER

The event will showcase emerging tech careers that are shaping our future and provide students with the tools and knowledge they need to make important decisions about their future careers.

  • Featuring leading Canadian tech organizations, employers and post-secondary institutions

  • Keynote speakers and panel discussions from Canada's tech thought leaders

Video - ​https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=24&v=RTg4btquWNc

2015 - DEVTO 1ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY TALKS - SPEAKER

#DevTO celebrates the past and ongoing accomplishments and contributions of women in STEM with a present day talk from four gifted ladies who have decades of combined work experience in technology.

Video of the panel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGWv_x32oNc

2014 - TD THEN AND NOW: BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY - PANELIST

Join Multimedia Executive, McLean Greaves from Zoomer, as he will host a panel discussion looking at some of the exciting things happening with black professionals in technology and digital media sectors in Canada. The panel will include innovators such as Sean Green of MyCityMuse and Anita Clarke founder and EIC of “I want - I got”. This promises to be a vibrant discussion about understand-ing the world of tech start up business and entrepreneurship.

 
Anita taking a selfie with the crowd at Shopify Dev Summit 2019.jpg
 

2013 - SPARKS SESSIONS PANELIST

Learn how some of the most influential bloggers approach personal image, networking and event etiquette.

http://sparksessions.ca/conference/speakers/

2013 - DIGITAL DIVAS EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE - PANELIST

In partnership with the Canadian Marketing Association, Microsoft has launched a series of Executive Breakfast Roundtables targeted at 40 senior level marketers and agency leads. The goal of these intimate sessions is to deliver the latest Microsoft research and to engage the advertising community in a high-level discussion of related industry trends and insights.At our next instalment of the series, Lynne Clarke, Marketing Director for Microsoft Advertising, will be delivering a new ‘Digital Divas’ research study, which debuted at this year’s Cannes Festival of Creativity.Following this, we will host a panel of powerful female figures who have mastered the art of influence in the digital space. We are hoping you will speak to the online consumer experience and how brand insights and favourability can be molded and amplified by this empowered ‘Digital Diva’ demographic.

2013 - CULTURE CLUB AT SOHO HOUSE - PANELIST

Examining commanding culture and technology, this first evening convenes with pop culture and fashion expert Elio Iannacci, online fashion writer Anita Clarke, contemporary art expert, critic and blogger Andrea Carson, and CGI artist Alex McLeod. To conduct the casual Q&A, painter Katie Pretti connects and contextualizes the panel as they comment on concepts like immediate gratification and technology’s effect on fine arts and fashion industries.http://iwantigot.geekigirl.com/2013/03/01/chatting-with-i-want-i-got-at-the-spoke-club-and-soho-house/

2013 - LE CERCLE MONTPARNASSE - PANELIST

Inspired by the dynamic conversations between artists in the early 20th century Paris that were the catalyst for over 100 years of creativity, the inaugural event features our Cultural Curator Raji Aujla as she sits in conversation with some of Toronto’s most loved fashion bloggers Anita Clarke, Jen McNeely, and Sharad Mohan.


http://iwantigot.geekigirl.com/2013/03/01/chatting-with-i-want-i-got-at-the-spoke-club-and-soho-house/

2011 - STYLE YOUR BRAND - PANELIST

To kick off Toronto’s 2011 LG Fashion week, Matchstick and Transcontinental Media partnered to host a fashion and beauty blogger event entitled Style Your Brand. The event was part of Matchstick’s ongoing Forum series of informative events for Canadian marketers. At Style Your Brand, fashion bloggers and brands gathered to speak about how Canadian brand marketers can create authentic and effective partnerships with our incredibly talented Canadian bloggers.

2011 - WORN FASHION JOURNAL PRESENTS: DIVERSITY & FASHION MAGAZINES - PANELIST

Diversity isn't just a buzz word: it's a commitment to showing equal representations across culture, subculture, gender identification, sexuality, size, race, and age. On Sunday, September 25th, join WORN Fashion Journal at the Word on the Street Canadian Magazines Tent. Editors Serah-Marie McMahon and Gwen Stegelmann will discuss the responsibility of fashion magazines to provide a comprehensive overview of the world outside of... mainstream fashion with a panel of industry insiders.
https://torontolife.com/style/fashion/worn-fashion-journal-diversity-panel/

https://iwantigot.geekigirl.com/2011/09/20/worn-journal-presents-diversity-and-fashion-magazines-panel-discussion-september-25-2011/

2011 - COURAGE TO LEAD: 15 BITS OF FAME - PANELIST

Join Women's Post on Wednesday June 15th for the June instalment of our Courage to Lead series entitled “15 bits of Fame.” We will be exploring the fast paced and ever-growing world of Online Marketing

2010 - IT'S A WRAP: FASHION WEEK PANEL DISCUSSION - PANELIST

Now that the tents have closed for LG Fashion Week, let’s get down to business with a panel discussion with fashion insiders who will make sure you get the skinny on all that was good, bad and gorgeous this season. Moderated by Leesa Butler of the F-List, today’s panel will include Anita Clarke from I Want- I Got, Juan Carlos Gaona, the owner of Magnolia Boutique, Nathalie Atkinson, columnist and Style editor of the National Post and Wesley Badanjak, Creative Director of LOVAS. Enjoy a mimosa while the expert panels gives you the skinny on all that was good, bad and gorgeous at LG Fashion Week 2010.

2010 - MEET THE BLOGGERS - PANELIST
MATCHSTICK

In June 2010, Matchstick gathered a few of our friends together for an informative and intimate ‘Meet the Bloggers’ event. The bloggers in attendance were Gloria Chik; Anita Clarke; Nicole Stamp, and Andrew Louis. The event was moderated by Robert Kozinets, Chair of the Marketing department at Schulich School of Business.

2010 - RED CARPET LIVE CHAT: 2010 ACADEMY AWARDS - PARTICIPANT

Join Karen Hawtorne, Nathalie Atkinson and Anita Clarke as they live blog the 2010 Oscars Red Carpet with The National Post

http://iwantigot.geekigirl.com/2010/03/16/i-live-blogged-the-oscars-red-carpet-for-the-national-post/

2010 - SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER PANEL - MEET THE CONSUMERS IN CONTROL - PANELIST

3rd Annual Social Media Marketing Conference by OpenDialogue Inc


What does it mean for marketers that consumers have taken charge of their brands? Who are these consumers in control, and what is their agenda? This is your chance to connect directly with the social media influencers who are shaping the brands and products of tomorrow. Matchstick has assembled a panel of established Canadian bloggers to field your questions on the marketer/blogger relationship. They will also offer their frank feedback on the conference sessions. Get your questions ready!

2019 - BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH WORD OF MOUTH AND PR PRACTITIONERS WHILE MAINTAINING CREDIBILITY WITH YOUR AUDIENCE - PANELIST, PODCAMP 2009

As bloggers and podcasters, are we really the new influencers and subject matter experts? What does it all mean for businesses and consumers? Join Anita Clarke, David Jones, Eden Spodek and Matthew Stradiotto for this interactive panel as they share their experiences with the good, bad and the ugly of Blogger/Podcaster relations from both sides of the equation. Moderated by Keith McArthur.

http://podcamptoronto.pbworks.com/w/page/17348358/PodcampTorontoSessions