Meet Valerie Fox, the woman who’s been at the center of innovation since the 80s as a designer for IBM. Since then she co-founded the Ryerson DMZ, North America’s number 1 university business incubator, and started a new venture which helps build successful incubation models with corporations, academic institutions and regions, and brings communities of diverse skills together to […]
Petra Kassun-Mutch wants to revolutionize the way entrepreneurs do business, bringing social consciousness and a feminist mind-set to a space that is all too often profit-centric and male-dominated. A former executive turned serial entrepreneur, Petra is determined to demonstrate how a business can be both responsible and profitable, widening the definition of innovation to be more inclusive […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Women of Influence Launches the Call for Nominations for the 25th Annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards TORONTO – MARCH 8TH – In celebration of International Women’s Day, RBC and Women of Influence are announcing the call for nominations for the 2017 RBC Canadian […]
Since the theme of International Women’s Day this year is Be Bold for Change, we’ve made a list of 4 Canadian women entrepreneurs who are boldly stepping into their power to improve the lives of women and girls in Canada, and around the world. Chakameh Shafii, CEO & Co-founder, TranQool After experiencing […]
We sit down with entrepreneur and celebrity brand and television personality Debbie Travis as she shares what inspires her the most. See Debbie Travis at our Luncheon Series Season Premiere on March 9 in Toronto!
Ever since the launch of Debbie Travis’ Painted House in 1995, she’s been inspiring people in Canada (and beyond) to do a little more with their home decor. Now, Debbie’s inviting women to join her at the Tuscan villa she transformed from top to bottom – but that’s not nearly all she has on her […]
We sit down with entrepreneur and celebrity brand and television personality Debbie Travis as she reflects on what she wishes she knew at the beginning of her career. See Debbie Travis at our Luncheon Series Season Premiere on March 9 in Toronto!
We sat down with our Luncheon keynote speaker, entrepreneur and celebrity brand and television personality Debbie Travis to learn what she views as the key factor in her success. Hint: it’s probably not what you think… See Debbie Travis at our Luncheon Series Season Premiere on March 9 in Toronto!
Over the past few weeks, Hafsa Pathan has chatted with several working moms in various fields to get a feel for how they balance, well, everything. Their home life, their personal life, their social life and their work life. Oh, and the lives of their little ones (and sometimes significant other), seeing as the mother […]
Valerie Gerardi is a Canadian entrepreneur, co-founder and owner of Anvale Homes Inc. a custom home and renovation development company serving the GTA. Her entrance into the building industry, which is still largely male-dominated, was much more than chance or coincidence, the result of a family deeply rooted in the home construction industry and a father who […]