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Meet Glain Roberts-McCabe, founder of The Roundtable and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist graphic

Meet Glain Roberts-McCabe, founder of The Roundtable and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist

October, 19th, 2018

  Glain Roberts-McCabe Founder, The Roundtable Finalist, Micro-Business Award, WEST   Launched in 2007, The Roundtable is reimagining the traditional consulting firm model through an approach where participants share knowledge through group and team coaching programs. Founder Glain Roberts-McCabe designed the program to increase individual and collective impact, foster collaboration, and drive better business results. […]


Meet Luann Baker-Johnson, founder of Lumel Studios and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist graphic

Meet Luann Baker-Johnson, founder of Lumel Studios and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist

October, 19th, 2018

  Luann Baker-Johnson Founder, Lumel Studios Finalist, Micro-Business Award, CENTRAL   It took four years of struggle, perseverance, and long conversations with safety authorities for Luann Baker- Johnson to build Lumel Studios, a Yukon glass blowing and hot glass facility that offers lessons as well as Northern-inspired glass creations. But Lumel is not just a […]


Meet Kathleen Quinlan, founder of Fiore Botanica and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist graphic

Meet Kathleen Quinlan, founder of Fiore Botanica and 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Micro-Business Award Finalist

October, 19th, 2018

  Kathleen Quinlan Founder, Fiore Botanica Finalist, Micro-Business Award, EAST   After a life-threatening illness, over 20 years ago Kathleen Quinlan made the decision to limit her exposure to the dangerous chemicals that can be found in personal care products. This eventually led to the online launch of her Fiore Botanica Natural Skin Care line […]


Michele Romanow is Owning Opportunity graphic

Michele Romanow is Owning Opportunity

October, 11th, 2018

On CBC’s Dragons’ Den, Michele Romanow fields pitches from some of Canada’s most hopeful entrepreneurs. As a serial entrepreneur herself, it’s a job she truly embodies: recognizing opportunity, and knowing how to create something magical.   By Teresa Harris     Michele Romanow isn’t in the business of ‘making it’ — at least not in […]


Meet Jess Tomlin, the President and CEO of Canada’s only global fund for women graphic

Meet Jess Tomlin, the President and CEO of Canada’s only global fund for women

April, 26th, 2018

Awarded 2017’s Most Innovative Woman of the Year by the Stevie Awards, Jess Tomlin is the President and CEO of The MATCH International Women’s Fund, Canada’s only global fund for women, providing resources to organizations around the world working to dismantle the status quo through innovation and disruption. Jess herself has worked in Sub-Saharan Africa, […]


The Business of Uncoupling: A conversation with divorce financial consultant, Eva Sachs graphic

The Business of Uncoupling: A conversation with divorce financial consultant, Eva Sachs

April, 9th, 2018

  As the co-owners of Earth Inc., a successful landscape design firm in Toronto, Kennedy McRae and James Dale have the opportunity to meet (and create beautiful backyards for) some powerhouse women of influence. In this Q&A, they’re introducing the WOI community to their client, Eva Sachs, a certified financial planner who specializes in separation […]


Breaking Through The Ground Floor graphic

Breaking Through The Ground Floor

March, 5th, 2018

      As a trans woman with a successful career in tech, Rachel Clark knows she’s the exception rather than the rule — as many in the trans community face discrimination that keeps them from even getting hired. She’s speaking out to change that.   By Shelley White     When Rachel Clark speaks […]


Leading in Luxury: The director of marketing for Toronto’s Bisha Hotel shares her career journey graphic

Leading in Luxury: The director of marketing for Toronto’s Bisha Hotel shares her career journey

March, 2nd, 2018

    Christal Agostino knew that marketing for the luxury segment was a highly competitive field — so she gave herself an edge by including international luxury brand management studies in her MBA. She’s been climbing in her career ever since.   By Hailey Eisen     Bisha Hotel & Residences, a luxury and lifestyle […]


The business of creativity: A conversation with design firm owner, Susan McIntee graphic

The business of creativity: A conversation with design firm owner, Susan McIntee

February, 5th, 2018

As the co-owners of Earth Inc., a successful landscape design firm in Toronto, Kennedy McRae and James Dale have the opportunity to meet (and create beautiful backyards for) some powerhouse women of influence. In this Q&A, they’re introducing the WOI community to their client, Susan McIntee, Principal and Creative Director of Toronto design firm 52 […]


From Bank Teller to Head of BMO: Meet Charyl Galpin graphic

From Bank Teller to Head of BMO: Meet Charyl Galpin

March, 3rd, 2016

Managing motherhood with a career that climbed from bank teller to head of BMO Nesbitt Burns, Charyl Galpin has always stayed true to her personal brand.   By Hailey Eisen   Family dinners were non-negotiable. Even if that meant leaving for work so early that her kids weren’t even awake. A mother of two young […]




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