Chelsie will be presenting: Lead with Passion at the #SocialforGood Conference  and is serving as a #SocialforGood judge!


Chelsie has held a wide breadth of roles at TELUS over the last 9 years. She currently leads the a new Campaign Intelligence team on the Small Business Marketing team. She is a member of Connections, the TELUS Women’s Network and mentors team members who are just starting their careers at TELUS. In 2011, Chelsie was recognized as Community Champion at TELUS, an award presented to a female leader who has had a significant impact on her community. She was most recently named a recipient of the Victoria University Emerging Leader Award. Chelsie is an avid supporter of Habitat for Humanity GTA and Global Village. She organizes annual fundraising and builds for women at TELUS to participate in, and has traveled internationally to Sri Lanka, Mozambique, and Jordan for building projects. Chelsie has integrated community service into her work “routine” and leadership brand. She believes that ingredients to strong leadership, including perspective, empathy, and diversity of thought can be gained through community service.

Tell us about your business

TELUS is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12 billion of annual revenue and 13.7 million customer connections. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video, and is Canada’s largest healthcare IT provider. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $396 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered and more than 6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. For more information about TELUS, please visit

How are you hoping to connect with conference attendees?

Looking forward to hearing and being inspired by other speakers and connecting with attendees to share community service stories and ideas.

What advice would you give conference attendees?

Be intentional about how you want to “show up” – Get a good night’s rest, take time to think about what you want to put into the conference and what you want to get out of it. Connect on Twitter @TELUS and at Telus