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As a writer, I am the author of 3 successful books on Canadian marketing and media relations and was a weekly columnist at the Globe and Mail newspaper and the Toronto Star. As an educator, I have taught marketing courses at the Schulich School of Business, the University of Toronto, and the University of Western Ontario. As an entrepreneur, I have worked with many high-profile clients, including the Toronto Blue Jays and Queen’s University. Visit : www.woottensommers.com

Honoured as the trailblazing entrepreneur For Women in Canadian Optical, Wendy Buchanan is the founder and creative force behind Perceptions Eyewear Inc.: a one-of-a-kind mobile eyewear boutique in Toronto, Canada. Wendy offers personal Eyewear Styling appointments right at client’s home/office. Recognized as the Eyewear Image Expert, Wendy is an Image Consultant, Licensed Optician and Educator sharing her program, Be Spectacular™ globally.
www.perceptionseyewear.com, www.bespectacular.com

Catherine Ferrar is one of The Jelly Girls a business that started as a child’s dream in a neighbour’s Garden of Eden. With a passion for food, she shares her dream with Chefs, home cooks and small food businesses at Our Kitchen Brantford.  Catherine loves that the making of good food has created a family and built a supportive community that celebrates everyone’s success.  She is growing into her grownup dream.  I am very proud. Visit Catherine at http://ourkitchenbrantford.ca/

Lorraine Peters is a wife, mother, nana. She has 2 daughters & 3 step Children, 5 grandsons & 2 granddaughters. As a Senior Stylist with Nygard Style Direct she loves to help women look & feel fabulous.. She is a co-author of Dynamic Women Success Secrets, a member of Brantford Chamber of Commerce, Brantford Company of Women, Brant Women Networking Group and a Lifetime member of Dynamic Women International. Visit Lorraine at: www.lorrainepeters.nygardstyle.com

Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, RP, CCC, BCPP, RPE is a Registered Psychotherapist, a legacy professional with over 25 years in experience. She is a relationship expert, life coach, author of 2 books, & award winning inspirational keynote speaker. Her skilled communication style fosters deep self-awareness in her clients, leading to change and healing. Her focus is to disrupt multi-generational family patterns. She has a master’s degree in educational psychology, and her influences include eastern philosophies, the basis for her brand of holistic psychotherapy. Connect with Victoria @ www.visualizationworks.com

I am married with three kids. I am passionate about what I do, and love helping people build their brand and business. I am currently writing a book. My favourite hobbies are paddle boarding & travelling and I adore the ocean and mountains.  Connect with Sherri @ https://purplebeanmedia.com/lets-talk/

Trish is an entrepreneurial coach, author and speaker on mentorship; an untapped resource that contributes to our success. She has published 2 books: Breaking Barriers 10 Entrepreneurial Women Share Their Stories and A Diary of Change 12 Personal Tools. With a love for writing she has co-authored a complimentary e-magazine W2 = Wealth and Wellbeing. and is a regular contributor to Thrive Global. She is the founder and blog host for the #ShareYourStories series and invites you to participate with your feature. To learn more about Trish visit: trishtonaj.com

Judy Hoberman, President of Walking on the Glass Floor and Selling In A Skirt- International Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Author and Mentor. She was recently named as a Woman to Watch for International Women’s Day 2019 from Thrive Global. Judy’s mission…to help One Woman A Day by following an important philosophy-“Women want to be treated equally, not identically”™    www.sellinginaskirt.com

Ashley Letts is a writer and communications consultant based in Hamilton, Ontario. She has developed and executed media relations and social impact strategy for Red Bull, Honour House, Vancouver Farmers Markets and more. Her work has appeared in GOOD Magazine, Conscious Company, the Globe and Mail, Financial Post, and HuffPost.