Profiles


5 Things You Should Know About the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould graphic

5 Things You Should Know About the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould

December, 2nd, 2016

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould became Canada’s Minister of Justice in 2015, joining 14 other women to form Canada’s first gender-equal Cabinet. But did you also know she’s also a lawyer, advocate, and leader among British Columbia’s First Nations?  Here are 5 things you should know about the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould.       1. She’s […]



Want to have it all? Put a hand up for yourself, and a hand out for others graphic

Want to have it all? Put a hand up for yourself, and a hand out for others

December, 1st, 2016

“Procuring and teaching the right people to work together to get things done enables great things to happen” By Liz Bruckner When Donna Venable speaks about helping others, it’s clear it’s an important part of who she is. “I believe that giving back is a responsibility we all have. My parents instilled this perspective in […]



How one man and thousands of fish are helping improve women’s health worldwide graphic

How one man and thousands of fish are helping improve women’s health worldwide

November, 24th, 2016

Solving one of the world’s most common women’s health problems may be as simple as dropping a fish in water. Gavin Armstrong, Founder, President and CEO of Lucky Iron Fish, tells us how. By Teresa Harris Iron deficiency is the world’s most common micro-nutrient issue, and has a disproportionate negative impact on women and children. Instances […]



Meet Linda Hung, Senior Director of Theme Parks graphic

Meet Linda Hung, Senior Director of Theme Parks

November, 22nd, 2016

Linda Hung is the Senior Director of Theme Parks at FORREC, a global entertainment design company based in Toronto. Her project experience includes the design and development of large-scale destination resorts such as Resorts World in Singapore, regional parks including LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Malaysia and Universal Studios Singapore and a local children’s playground in the […]



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Lift as you Climb and Learn as you Soar

November, 21st, 2016

Virginia Brailey, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategy at ADP Canada believes fully in reaching beyond your career comfort zone, and bringing others along for the climb. Her advice? You should too. By Hailey Eisen “It’s not the act of jumping out of an airplane; it’s what’s you learn before the chute opens that really matters,” Virginia Brailey says. […]



A new view of “having it all” graphic

A new view of “having it all”

November, 14th, 2016

“In the workplace, we need to be asking, ‘How do we get better at helping everyone spend time the way they need to when their loved ones are in need?’ It ought not to be a women’s issue.” By Shelley White When it comes to women’s work-life balance, Mary Ann Turcke wants to change the conversation. […]



Meet Natalie Panek: Rocket Scientist and Advocate for Women in STEM graphic

Meet Natalie Panek: Rocket Scientist and Advocate for Women in STEM

October, 13th, 2016

Natalie is a rocket scientist, adventurer, and advocate for women in technology. As a Mission Systems Engineer at MDA’s Robotics and Automation division, Natalie works on the next generation of Canadian space robotics and space exploration programs. She seeks to pursue the road less traveled while working towards her dream of becoming an astronaut. As […]



Living #InSync:  Dina Pugliese on overcoming her inner critic and making her dream career a reality graphic

Living #InSync: Dina Pugliese on overcoming her inner critic and making her dream career a reality

September, 26th, 2016

After ten years as Co-Host of Breakfast Television, Dina Pugliese is accustomed to the spotlight—but it wasn’t always that way. We’ve partnered with Activia to share Dina’s story of how her experiences taught her to listen to her inner critic, trust her instincts, and find the balance that allows her to achieve her best. By […]



From philosophy to tech, meet Danielle Graham graphic

From philosophy to tech, meet Danielle Graham

September, 26th, 2016

Unlike many people working in technology, Danielle Graham didn’t take the traditional STEM route in University—she studied the arts. From growing up in Namibia and Ethiopia, studying philosophy at the University of Toronto, history at Dalhousie University, and an MBA at Wilfrid Laurier, Danielle has landed as the Women in Tech Program Manager at the […]



This Fortune 500 Company is Committed to Women’s Advancement—These Five Execs Prove It graphic

This Fortune 500 Company is Committed to Women’s Advancement—These Five Execs Prove It

September, 20th, 2016

PepsiCo doesn’t just have a female CEO at its helm—the company is fully committed to embracing inclusion and promoting female leaders across the globe.