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Women of Influence Spotlight Series – Kelowna

One of the key ingredients of success for any entrepreneur is to be truly passionate about what you do. But what does it really take to leave a secure corporate career and turn your hobby or interest into a profitable business? On October 21st we tapped into the trade secrets and compelling journeys of three award-winning entrepreneurs who did exactly that.

Notable guests

Our Panelists

Meet Allison Grafton

Meet Allison Grafton

She was at the top of her career as an investment banker when she gave it all up to pursue her passion for interior design. Today she has built Rockwood Custom Homes into the top luxury residential construction company in Alberta, employing over 35 employees and 500+ contractors.

Meet Jennifer Hamilton

Meet Jennifer Hamilton

In 2006, she left the security of the school board to follow her passion for fitness. Fast forward to today and Oxygen Yoga & Fitness has grown into a national empire generating over $50M in revenue each year with over 68 locations across the country.

Meet Jill White

Meet Jill White

As President of Waterplay Solutions, Jill White believes that play is a right for children around the world, in every culture, regardless of background or preconceived notions of ability. The teams she leads have provided access to play to millions of children through their involvement in more than 10,000 projects.

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