Keisha Blair

Keisha Blair is a trained Economist, with extensive experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. She started her career working on economic development projects sponsored by the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank. She was a senior economist working in economic development and corporate finance, working on several federal budgets. She was part of the Prime Minister’s delegation to the World Economic Forum in 2018 as well as the East-Asia (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore. She led on events such as the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit in Montreal, Canada and the Fortune Global Forum. She is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at Harvard University‚Äôs John. F Kennedy School of Government.

Keisha has an Msc in public policy from Carleton University in Ottawa. She has been profiled in the New York Times, and has been featured in the New York Observer, Thrive Global, the Harvard Business Review among many other publications. Her viral article, “My Husband Died at 34: Here are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It”, was featured in/or linked to by over 160 websites and viewed by more than 50 million people worldwide.

Keisha Blair is passionate about gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.