Profiles of Women of Influence


Meet Shelagh Stoneham: SVP of Marketing at Shoppers Drug Mart graphic

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.


Su-Mei Thompson on: Gender Diversity in Hong Kong graphic

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.


Meet Advertising Masterminds, Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk graphic

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.


Business lessons from Canadian icon Lise Watier graphic

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.


How Kristen Wood took The Ten Spot from niche to national graphic

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.


How Lorraine Mitchelmore became the head of Shell Canada graphic

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.


How to create the blueprint for change graphic

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!


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.