About Kelly Lovell

Influencer Profile

About Kelly

Since starting her first business at 19, Kelly Lovell has become a three-time TEDx speaker, policy advisor for international public-private stakeholders, and has received 16 awards for her 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 at Buckingham Palace.

From developing action plans to engage Millennial women in entrepreneurship with the first woman prime minister of New Zealand to talking future skills education at the United Nations, Lovell’s impact is far-reaching.
Kelly standing in a power pose wearing a white blouse, pink lipstick and curly long hair with a flower headband


Future of Work

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

Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

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

Bridging the Skills Gap

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

Digital Inclusion and Innovation Strategy

Impact of disruptive technology, blockchain, women’s entrepreneurship, youth-led innovation
Kelly on staging holding up the Startup Canada Young Entrepreneur of the Year award

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)

Past Engagements

High Level Political Forum
ECOSOC youth forum
PGA's youth dialogue
Commission of Social development
Blockchain for Impact
S.H.E Summit
We Day
G7 Charlevoix 2018
EY Women. Fast Forward.
The Institute for performance and learning
impact 2030
National Speakers Bureau
Points of Light
Discovery, Ontario's Centres of Excellence
Duke of Edinburgh's National Awards Canada

Trusted Experience

  • Government of Canada’s Talent Cloud External Advisor
    Leveraging emerging technology to increase talent mobility
    and bias reduction in hiring
  • Director, Youth-Led Innovation for Blockchain for Impact
    Cross-sector collaboration and creating opportunities for young entrepreneurs to participate in the global blockchain ecosystem
  • G7 Expert Roundtable Panelist
    Technology’s impact on the future of jobs, future skills training
  • G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Canadian Delegate
    Entrepreneurship and inclusion to address youth unemployment
  • G20 Education Policy Working Group Advisor
    Education recommendations for G20 Sherpas with a focus on STEM education, venture creation, digital competencies
  • W20 Asia Pacific Dialogue Speaker
    Digital inclusion policy recommendations for greater women’s economic empowerment
  • W20 Digital Disruptors Impact Scenarios Team Policy Advisor
    Investigating the economic impact of AI, robotics and blockchain on women and girls
  • ECOSOC Youth Forum Panelist and Speaker
    Youth entrepreneurship for the SDGs, future skills and education for the 21st century and social innovation
  • High-Level Political Forum Panelist and Speaker
    Women and girls in STEM, eliminating the gender gap in education and skill development, equal employment opportunities
  • UN President of the General Assembly's Youth Dialogue
    Barriers to youth-led innovation and a young entrepreneur's guide to success
  • Collaborating Partner of Volunteer 2030, UN Volunteer Groups’ Alliance and Canada's Alliance 2030
    Youth mobilization, impact measurement and strategy to localize action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Network Reach

10 time UN Speaker and 3-time TEDx Speaker

Young leaders in 100 countries

Top Millennial Influencer in Entrepreneurship

Services and Activations

Social Influencer

  • 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)

Entrepreneur Coach

  • Relatable peer mentor 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


Kelly Lovell serves 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 confidently with her arms crossed, wearing a blue blazer and yellow skirt

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