Melissa Carvalho
Guest speaker

Melissa Carvalho

Canada Ambassador
Melissa Carvalho, Canadian Ambassador for Women in Identity, a global non-profit organization focused on breaking bias to create a world where “Digital identity solutions built for everyone are built by everyone”. With Women in Identity, Melissa combines her two passions, advancing people and advancing technology. Melissa looks to bring people together and create new opportunities for a future without biases.
Melissa is also the RBC Global Cyber Security Vice President, leads the Cyber security Planning office and the bank’s Global Identity and Access Management group, providing cyber solutions and services for RBC’s 86,000 employees and 17 million clients.
Melissa is a results-driven professional recognized for successfully delivering critical, high-risk initiatives for large organizations. She is known as an adept and innovative leader with extensive experience in managing all aspects of information technology, including business needs impact assessments, software development and infrastructure implementations. Melissa consistently leads and motivates individuals to maximize productivity while managing relationships with diverse stakeholder groups.
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM PDT
Case Study: Path to Identity Inclusion

The cornerstone of the digital world is trust! More than one billion people worldwide lack a basic verifiable identity. Without recognizable and consistent proof of identity there can be no financial, health, citizen or digital inclusion. The Women in Identity “Code of Conduct” initiative was established to set guiding principles and an implementation framework for organizations. This presentation will provide practical and pragmatic methods to becoming a truly inclusive sector.

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