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Women of Influence Evening Series – Lifestyle Panel

On June 13, 2019 we welcomed to the stage 3 leading entrepreneurs who have built some of Canada’s biggest lifestyle brands. Thank you to our panellists Lexi Miles, Roxy Earle and Hana James for sharing their key insights into the life of an entrepreneur, and thank you to Cisco and BDC for being the Presenting Sponsors of this inspiring evening. 

Notable guests

Our Panelists

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Meet Hana James

Hana James is a co-founder of Greenhouse, its Director of Community, and a co-author of The Greenhouse Cookbook, a national bestseller. After completing a BSc at McGill University, Hana was en route to medical school when she decided to explore another passion: helping people improve their health through food. In 2011, Hana founded Café Shu, a juice bar and healthy café with two locations in Toronto. In 2014, Hana joined her close friends Anthony Green and Emma Knight in founding Greenhouse.

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Meet Roxy Earle

Canadians were first introduced to Roxy Earle on the Real Housewives of Toronto but since her stint on the show Roxy has used her platform to champion body positive ideals in beauty & fashion. After her groundbreaking size inclusive line from 0-22w with Canadian retailer Le Château and her latest swimwear line with Knix she is focused on continuing to take fashion lines into the inclusive space in a stylish way. She has worked with some of the largest brands throughout Canada and the US, such as a global ambassador for the Dove Show Us campaign, in addition to launching her modelling career by walking in New York Fashion Week. But she is most proud of launching the #MySizeRox movement and campaign. Backed by her bold personality and positive message of empowerment for girls and women, she’s become the leading body activist and speaker inspiring women from around the world to feel good about themselves.

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Meet Lexi Miles

Lexi Miles is the Founder and CEO of WAXON Laser + Waxbar, boldly launched beauty destination WAXON Waxbar in 2012 for both women and men on the go. Now with 13 locations nationwide and the launch of its innovative new-to-market laser, Lexi oversees all aspects of the WAXON business – from franchise building and day-to-day operations of existing locations, marketing, social media and growing WAXON’s independently produced product line.

To listen to the live event, visit our Live from the Podium audiocast and gain insights and inspiration.

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