Founder, Do Well Dress Well
Chanèle McFarlane is a multiple award-winning Certified Career Strategist and TEDx Speaker. As the Founder of her career advice website, Do Well Dress Well, she has built an international audience around her approachable and practical advice on personal branding and career strategy. Chanèle is a sought-after public speaker who has spoken for several organizations, universities and colleges across North America. Her expert commentary has been featured in media outlets such as Fast Company, Elle Canada, Forbes, Canada’s National Observer, CBC Toronto and more.
A trusted advisor on youth employment, Chanèle currently serves as a Career Strategist-in-Residence for Accelerate Her Future, a career accelerator for women of colour in college and university. She is also an inaugural member of the Youth Council within the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity helping to create a strategy for youth employment across Canada. In September 2020, Chanèle was also selected as one of 120 leaders to be a delegate facilitator for FastForward2020, a summit to develop actionable solutions to support youth communities post-COVID-19.
Chanèle also contributes to the future of diverse thought leadership with non-profit organization, Women and Color, where she co-created a public speaking bootcamp, and she serves on the advisory committee for Humber College’s Content Strategy program. Previously, Chanèle sat on the inaugural boards for Young Women in Business Toronto and Notable Life, Canada’s largest platform for young professionals.
Chanèle is also an accomplished communications and digital marketing professional specializing in content strategy, events and thought leadership. Chanèle has been recognized as one of PR in Canada’s Top 30 Under 30, one of the Top 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada and one of the Top 25 Women of Influence.