Profiles of Women of Influence


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Failure is for Winners

August, 28th, 2015

Taking risks, in business and in life, will inevitably come with a few mistakes. How can we leverage these mistakes so that that we learn, grow, and use them to excel our business, careers, and lives forward? Serial entrepreneur, Joanna Track, weighs in and lets us know how some of her failures have led to some of her biggest successes.


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Olympian Martha McCabe on: Achieving Success

June, 26th, 2015

Professional success isn’t limited to the boardroom. We ask 25-year-old Olympian Martha McCabe to share insights on achieving success and overcoming setbacks as a professional athlete.


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Meet Shelagh Stoneham: SVP of Marketing at Shoppers Drug Mart

May, 5th, 2015

What does Shelagh Stoneham recommend you do to achieve career goals? “I encourage women to write down their goals with clear success metrics, and revisit them every six months to see how they’re doing.” Shelagh also keeps hers tucked away in her purse.


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Su-Mei Thompson on: Gender Diversity in Hong Kong

April, 27th, 2015

Moving from the corporate world to running an NGO wasn’t a difficult transition for Su-Mei Thompson. As CEO of “The Women’s Foundation”, Su-Mei is sharing her success story and her first-hand experience with the gender bias female senior leaders face in Hong Kong.


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Meet Advertising Masterminds, Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk

March, 30th, 2015

Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk are the ad agency leaders behind Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign. They are best-selling authors and their recent release, “Darling You Can’t Do Both” teaches women in business how to break the “unspoken” rules and win.


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Business lessons from Canadian icon Lise Watier

March, 23rd, 2015

Lise Watier launched her iconic cosmetics brand over 40 years ago and recently stepped down as President and CEO to focus on her next venture: the Lise Watier Foundation.


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How Kristen Wood took The Ten Spot from niche to national

March, 2nd, 2015

Kristen Wood is the founder and CEO of The Ten Spot, an efficiency-meets-quality brand of beauty bars. She’s turned her niche business into a bi-coastal chain, complete with franchisees and a product line. Kristen shares her story of success.


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How Lorraine Mitchelmore became the head of Shell Canada

February, 26th, 2015

From her small town roots in Green Island Cove, Nfld. to becoming the current president and country chair of Shell Canada, and executive vice-president of its heavy oil division, Lorraine Mitchelmore tells us how she rose to the top.


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How to create the blueprint for change

February, 22nd, 2015

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid on an exclusive lunch with one of three inspiring women who are change leaders at Deloitte, Microsoft Canada, and McCarthy Tétrault LLP!


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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!