An entrepreneur, thought leader, philanthropist and unshakable optimist dedicated to helping you innovate and prepare for the future of work.
Kelly taking a selfie with an AI robot

My Start

Since starting my first business at 19, I’m proud to have created two socially conscious companies that touch millions. Through my talks at the United Nations and lots of hard work, I’ve become a three-time TEDx speaker, policy advisor for international public-private stakeholders, and have received 16 awards for leadership—including being named Startup Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Ontario and a Queen’s Young Leader by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

I help people like you dream big and develop meaningful action plans to back it up your goals and create results.

My interests

Bridging the Skills gap

STEM/STEAM education, upskilling the future workforce, and entrepreneurship training

Future of work

Recruiting Millennials and Generation Z, next-generation jobs, workplace expectations and concerns of young talent, Millennial employee retention

Digital inclusion and innovation strategy

Impact of disruptive technology, blockchain, women’s entrepreneurship, youth-led innovation

Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

Social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility strategy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Influence and Impact

  • Ranked highly influential thought leader:
    Posts frequently engage the top 0.5% of influencers (Klear)
  • Top entrepreneur to follow:
    Ranked three years in a row (Huffington Post)
  • Top 0.1% of social influencers:
    Topics include entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, mentoring and youth (Klout)
Kelly Lovell standing on stage at the United Nations with the colourful SDGs behind her as a backdrop

Past Engagements

We all have the ability and responsibly to turn our passion into

Current Projects

I serve as CEO to award-winning global youth consultancy and innovation firm, Lovell Corporation, as well as the founder (and proud woman in tech leader) to software and data company, MyEffect.

Through a comprehensive brand portfolio including thought leadership, talent development and training, Lovell Corporation specializes in helping industry leaders recruit, market to and retain the next generation. Putting Lovell’s insights into action, MyEffect online platform and mobile app bridges the skills gap by creating verifiable digital credentials for skills and impact individuals develop outside of formal education and training.

Already profiled at multiple United Nations forums, MyEffect’s innovation can be used for to measure impact for United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), along with providing a promising solution to upskill the workforce and increase talent mobility for the future of work.
Kelly standing at her desk with glasses on working at her laptop

A huge amount of hard-work and a discernable amount of grace has lead to some wonderful milestones. For instance:

Receiving the Queens Young Leader award by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace

Hosting Frankie Grande, Maejor and many more changemakers at our BridgingTheGap to Youth Forum

Developing action plans to engage Millennial women in entrepreneurship with the first woman prime minister of New Zealand

From these folks and many others, I continue to learn new things each day and expand my own ideas about what it means to live a full and meaningful life.

Which brings me to you

I’m here to serve. My company is built on a bedrock of love, a passion for what’s possible and a commitment to be an unstoppable force for good.

Through our BridgingTheGap forums, social-focused app, training programs and anything else we might offer — we’re in this to make a difference.

Whether you’re starting or growing your business or looking to make a big change in your personal life, we’re here to help you reach the highest levels of your potential and tap into the deepest wisdom within you.

My Expertise

Social media

  • Digital activations and live dialogues (i.e. Twitter Chats, Facebook/Instagram Live)
  • Social media takeovers
  • Branded content and post sharing (i.e. social endorsement, photo/video content shares, blogs)

Entrepreneurship coaching

  • Relatable peer mentorship to lead youth discussions, business planning and project implementation
  • Personal coaching to help aspiring youth leaders turn ideas into action
  • Training webinars and workshops

Live activations

  • Keynote speaker
  • Panel moderator
  • Meet and greets
  • Event host / master of cermonies
  • Training presentations

If you want a deeper dive into my world, these links lead the way