Fast Facts

  • Founder & CEO, SkillsCamp Soft Skills Training 

  • Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

  • TEDx and international keynote speaker

  • Social media and mental health researcher

  • 12+ high-value awards and accolades

  • Featured in popular international media

Short Biography


Bailey Parnell is the Founder & CEO of SkillsCamp, a soft skills training company, and was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women. Bailey is a TEDx speaker with more than 1 million views, an award-winning digital marketer, and a businesswoman with a talent for helping people develop the skills they need for success. Her work and expertise have been featured in Forbes, CBC, FOX, Flare Magazine, and more. Bailey is also currently completing her part-time Masters in Communications and Culture at Ryerson University with research looking into social media's impact on mental health, the results of which she presented at the World Youth Forum in Egypt. 

Full Biography
 

Bailey Parnell is the Founder & CEO of SkillsCamp and was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women. Bailey is a TEDx speaker with more than 1 million views, an award-winning digital marketer, and a businesswoman with a talent for helping people develop the skills they need for success. Her work and expertise have been featured in Forbes, CBC, FOX News, Flare Magazine, and more. 

Bailey’s company SkillsCamp is a soft skills training company that works with businesses and educational institutions to help their staff and students develop the essential skills needed for personal and professional success - skills like personal branding, stress-management, emotional intelligence, and more. Before this, she built up her career bringing digital student engagement to Canadian higher education through her work at Ryerson University - models that has since been shared globally.

 

Bailey frequently speaks about social media and mental health, soft skills, intergenerational understanding, and being a woman in business. She guest lectured my first MBA class at 21 and has since spoken to over 100K people.

Bailey is finishing up her MA in Communications and Culture, part-time at Ryerson University with research focused on social media’s impact on mental health, the results of which have been shared at the World Youth Forum in Egypt. She is also an honors graduate of the the RTA School of Media majoring in Media Production and double-minoring in News Studies and English. 

Previously, she has worked in social media marketing at CBC and Bell Media; assisted instructors in Seneca College's Social Media: Graduate Certificate Program; taught English abroad, and has worked as a local news reporter on Rogers TV.

Though the rest of her family is from Nova Scotia, she was born and raised in Brampton, Ontario, and now lives in Toronto. 

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