Theresa Laurico is a passionate entrepreneur & founder of SociaLIGHT, a company focused on empowering and inspiring startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners with an emphasis on the triple bottom line “People. Planet. Profit.” The annual SociaLIGHT Conference attracts more than 1,000 national delegates and past speakers and contributors include Sir Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Tony Hsieh and more.
Theresa is also a seasoned media producer and personality with several national television series, commercials, music videos and international broadcast experience for clients like CTV, Muchmusic, HGTV, Rogers and Citytv. She holds a Broadcast Journalism degree from Ryerson University where she graduated as President, and an Executive Media Leadership MPP from Schulich School of Business.
Some of her accolades include Toronto Lean Startup Machine winner, nomination by the Toronto Board of Trade for Business Excellence as “Startup of the Year” and recipient of a leadership award from former Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Hilary Weston.
Her “Love in Action” projects include national campaigns that have resulted in supplying medical supplies in the Philippines, housing and education resources in Kenya, local support in Peru, and 208 eye restoration surgeries in Tibet through Seva Canada. She is a member of United Global Shift and her program, “Love in Action” is now an accredited leadership education course in New York City.
Theresa is also an international speaker and her greatest passion is to source others’ greatness and combine media, systemic leadership, and entrepreneurship for positive global impact.