Profiles of Women of Influence


How To Fail An Interview, Work A 5-year plan and Other Career Guidance from Bloomberg Anchor Angie Lau graphic

How To Fail An Interview, Work A 5-year plan and Other Career Guidance from Bloomberg Anchor Angie Lau

December, 15th, 2014

Our exclusive conversation with Hong Kong-based journalist Angie Lau—anchor, First up with Angie Lau, Bloomberg’s Asia news show!


A Day in the Life of Caroline Berube – A Canadian Lawyer in Singapore graphic

A Day in the Life of Caroline Berube – A Canadian Lawyer in Singapore

November, 13th, 2014

Singapore is now home to Caroline Berube, a Quebec-educated lawyer who capitalized on the globalization of corporations; she provides counsel for international clients looking to expand their business in Asia. So what’s a typical day in the life like for this Canadian lawyer in Singapore? We found out.


How Editor-in-Chief Jane Francisco Found Success Leading Legacy Brands graphic

How Editor-in-Chief Jane Francisco Found Success Leading Legacy Brands

November, 3rd, 2014

Many editors hear the call of New York City – few get an actual call asking them to grab the reigns at an established, storied brand. Here’s how one Canadian positioned herself so that was inevitable.


Dr. Janice Parente: A scientist with entrepreneurial DNA graphic

Dr. Janice Parente: A scientist with entrepreneurial DNA

October, 23rd, 2014

Life-saving drugs must be tested on human subjects before they’re made available to us all. One woman is pushing hard to make sure those subjects get the humanity they deserve. Meet Dr. Janice Parente.


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19 Stories of Entrepreneurial Spirit

October, 20th, 2014

These 19 women are inspired and inspiring, and when it comes to starting, growing and sustaining a successful enterprise, they know how it’s done. Managing $160 million in annual revenue and employing thousands of people, these women are sharing insights into their entrepreneurial spirit.


Kim Koopersmith: First Female Chair of U.S. Law Firm Akin Gump graphic

Kim Koopersmith: First Female Chair of U.S. Law Firm Akin Gump

October, 3rd, 2014

It’s becoming a tradition in Kim Koopersmith’s family to enter the legal profession—but their priority has always been devotion to the unit. It’s no surprise as she broke through barriers in her field, she found a way to make law firms more flexible and family-friendly.


Quickfire Q+A with Cherie Blair, Judge, Author and Humanitarian (and the wife of Tony Blair) graphic

Quickfire Q+A with Cherie Blair, Judge, Author and Humanitarian (and the wife of Tony Blair)

October, 2nd, 2014

The first in her family to go to university, Cherie Blair became a lawyer and didn’t quit working when her husband became Prime Minister of Britain. After 10 Downing Street, she started the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.


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G(irls)20 – Creating a Legacy One Year at a Time

September, 15th, 2014

G(irls)20 is celebrating five years of helping young girls make lasting change in their home countries. How did the organization grow its reach and influence? Its creator and leader shares the story…


Annette Verschuren – The woman behind Michael’s, Home Depot Canada, and Canada’s first energy storage facility graphic

Annette Verschuren – The woman behind Michael’s, Home Depot Canada, and Canada’s first energy storage facility

September, 2nd, 2014

This CEO left her rural roots in Nova Scotia and conquered retail—overseas and close to home. She’s now championing Canada’s first energy storage facility. Nothing and no one scares Annette Verschuren.


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20 Years of Inspiration

September, 2nd, 2014

To celebrate our 20 years in business influencing women and making a difference to them and the corporations that hire them, Carolyn Lawrence, CEO of Women of Influence, shares highlights from those two decades—the 20 best moments, lessons, insights, answers, and behind-the-scenes access with some of her favourite role models.