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Beatrix Dart

Professor of Strategic Management Executive Director, Initiative for Women in Business Acad.
Director, Global and Experiential Learning Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Dr. Dart joined the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, in 2000 following a successful career with McKinsey & Co. and served for seven years as the Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs. As Professor of Strategy at Rotman, Beatrix teaches Management Consulting and Corporate Strategy, in particular with a focus on strategic social impact for profit and non-profit organizations. She is also the Academic Director for Global and Experiential Learning at Rotman and Executive Director for Rotman’s Initiative for Women in Business, which includes the Intercultural Skills Lab.

In the public realm, she served on advisory committees for ministries, co-chaired Canada’s first women-only trade mission to Japan, and was on the advisory board for UN Women in Canada. Furthermore, she was working with the provincial government of Ontario as chair of the Women in Business Steering Committee in 2016/17.

Since 2008, Beatrix is the Executive Director Rotman’s Initiative for Women in Business, focusing on advancing women in management, for which she won the TIAW Global Award in 2010. She was also named “Top 25 Women of Influence” in 2013, and “WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100” in 2016. The Women Economic Forum bestowed her the award of “Exceptional Woman of Excellene” in 2020.

Further accomplishments include being a founding member and country lead of The 30% Club Canada, and co-chairing the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance, which she initiated in 2017. Additionally, she serves as a corporate director at EllisDon, one of Canada’s largest construction companies, and on several non-profit boards.