Speakers Bio


An eclectic generalist who has built a dynamic career as a management and communications consultant and project manager for business and NGO’s, Ms. Acheson is an experienced trainer and presenter who has delivered a wide range of facilitated events and presentations to diverse groups, including… 

  • Strategic Marketing Workshop (Yukon Wholistic Health Network, May 2019)
  • Finding the Creative Spark Through Watercolour Painting (Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society, May 2019)
  • Self-Awareness in the Workplace Workshop (Yukon Employees Union Shop Stewards, April 2019)
  • Presentation to Budget Committee (Federal Ministers in Whitehorse, October 2018)
  • Presentation to Federal Status of Women Committee (Federal Ministers in Whitehorse, October 2018)
  • SMRT Women 8 Things event, Presenter (November 2018)
  • Yukon Association for Community Living Fundraising Presentation (100 Women Who Care, April 2018)
  • Respite Provider Orientation and Training (Yukon Association for Community Living, November 2018) 
  • Benefits of Employment Diversity (Yukon Union of Public Employees, October 2017) 
  • Diversity in the Workplace (National Federation of Labour Representative Committee, March 2017)
  • Ready, Willing and Able – Employment for All (Yukon Employer Forums, February 2016)
  • Employment Strategies and Goals Workshop (Yukon Council on Disability, October 2015) 
  • Yukon Accessibility Action Plan (Yukon Accessibility Stakeholder Advisory Committee February 2015)
  • Guardianship and Supported Decision Making – Town Hall event (Yukon Assoc Community Living, 2014)
  • Tuning In or Burning Out Workshop (Alberta Provincial John Howard Society Annual Conference 2012)
  • Word On The Street Festival planning group (Lethbridge Public Library Management teams 2011, 2012) 
  • Making Self Employment Work For Me! (Calgary Alternative Support Services 2012) 
  • Creating Adaptive Employment Possibilities (Alberta Council of Disability Services 2011)
  • Connecting The Dots; Getting Volunteers Plugged In (Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society, 2011)
  • Social Media; Possibilities for Non-Profits; Best Practices, Policy & Risk Management Webinar (Executive Women International) 2010
  • Life Skills Training Program – Soaring Heart Aboriginal Women’s Circle (2009)
  • Employability Skills Sessional Instructor (Wind Turbine Program, Lethbridge College) 2003-4, 2007-8
  • Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Strategies (Center for Board Development) (2007)
  • Media Relations, Web-Based Marketing (Southern Alberta Women in Business) (2005, 2006)
  • Developing a Strategy for Corporate Giving (Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce) (2006)
  • Brand and Presentation Workshop (Chapter, Women In a Home Office 2005)