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Eyra AbrahamVisionary Entrepreneur

About Me

/Who Am I

Eyra Abraham is an entrepreneur, marketing maven and visionary. She is a founder of a startup, Lisnen, a mobile alerting device for the deaf and hard of hearing. In addition, she’s a recipient for Canada’s Top 100 Black Women to watch for 2019. She is a true problem solver with a rich perspective on ways to champion a service, product or a cause. In the past as a marketing consultant, she helps forward-thinking organizations take their big ideas into realities. She’s spoken publicly for Canadian University Software Engineering Conference, Women in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Geek, and Stand Up for Passion. Eyra’s love for travel has led her to visit ten countries as yet.

Eyra graduated from Bournemouth University with a Master of Science in Tourism and Events Management and McGill University with a degree in Computer Science.

Believe in oneself and knowing who you are, that’s the foundation of everything great.

- Jay Z -

Resume

/Career Journey

Education
Oct 2007

M. Sc, Tourism & Events Management

Bournemouth University

1st class with distinction thesis: "Defining Corporate Themed Events: An Investigation into the Rational for the Usage of Theming in Events."

B.Sc, Computer Science

McGill University

Undergraduate degree

Oct 2002
Experience
Dec 2017

Founder/CEO of Lisnen Inc.

Making lives better for the deaf and hard of hearing communities

Toronto startup: Assistive device for the deaf and hard of hearing

Speaking
Oct 2019

Canadian International African Diaspora Summit

Toronto, October 12, 2019

International Women - Leadership & Empowerment Brunch: Bridging the gaps; United for our youth.  

AI solutions in the disability market

Toronto, September 25, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Geeks  

Sep 2019
Mar 2019

Machine Learning within the Disability Market

Toronto, March 23, 2019

Women in Data Science  

The Unintentional Innovation (How disability fuels modern tech innovations)

Montreal, April 12, 2019

Canadian University Software Engineering Conference  

Jan 2019
Jul 2018

On My Own Terms: I Can’t Be Defined

Toronto, July 19, 2018

Stand Up for Passion  

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Statistics

5years of experience
8projects completed
1000hours of work
479red wine (Malbec)

Portfolio

/Companies and Projects

My work: past, present and future.

Skills

65%Public Speaking
85%Strategic & Digital Marketing
80%Product Development
85%Artificial Intelligence