I was born in Birmingham England. My parents moved to Brantford, when I just 11. After I divorced my first husband I moved back to the UK. Fast forward 5 years, a new husband a daughter and twin daughters soon to arrive, we moved back to Canada. I started my journey with FAC in 2005. I am Jewellery Stylist/Sales Leader. I train/motivate a team of women to have a successful direct sales business too. I am a member of the Brantford Chamber of Commerce and recently started the Brantford Chapter for Company of Women. a networking group helping women create success on their terms. Visit Narinda: www.fifthavenuecollection.com/Narinda
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I am Robyn Allan, the owner and curator of Nest. I love animals; both domesticated and wild, as well as artists; both talented and creative. I truly enjoy creating a positive experience for visitors, where they can shop with the knowledge that they are supporting Canadian artists while finding the perfect gift. I am a Hamiltonian and a proud mother of several pets: two dogs, two cats and a dragon- as well as one human kid!
Priya is a fourth generation Canadian of South Asian descent. She is also a high school teacher, a mom, a therapy-dog volunteer and an entrepreneur. As the creator of sariKNOTsari, Priya Mohan aspires to provide customers with a curated collection of gifts, slow-fashion and up-cycled clothing, wellness products, and home decor that allows people to buy the things they need while making a difference in the world. connect with her @ firstname.lastname@example.org or through www.sariknotsari.com.
Maura Joy Lustig is a transformation coach, artist and mentor extraordinaire who empowers women to achieve their best – in life and in business. Whether teaching art workshops in her studio, hosting retreats in Europe, or helping her team achieve freedom through radical health and wealth with Isagenix, Maura teaches women how they can have truly it all! www.maurajoylustig.com
Josephine Kwan is a visionary and self-motivated entrepreneur with over a decade of diverse business experience. Resilient, proactive and highly skilled at communication, Josephine exemplifies high levels of business competence coupled with excellent interpersonal skills resulting in numerous long-term business relationships with clients and peers. Visit Josephine @ www.flow2freedom.com
Rachale is a graphic designer and owner of Graphic In Traffic who specializes in large format graphics – car wraps, wall murals, signage & much more. Rachale is recognized for her design work with the 2010 Winter Olympics, including a float plane wrap featured on CTV. She’s also been featured in industry leading magazines in Canada and the USA. Rachale is a recipient of the 40U40 AWARD. www.graphicintraffic.com
Rose Barroso is a Multiple Award Winner Toronto Luxury Home Builder. She has made a career of building and designing homes Rose is a creative mind, who believes in the power of beautiful functional interiors to transform and enhance daily life. Rose’s work is regularly featured in leading design and lifestyle publications. Visit Rose @ www.barrosohomes.com
May Mackness is an emerging Designer + Illustrator. She has illustrated a privately published children’s book and is seeking more opportunities which bring together her combination of skills. May has an ongoing interest in photography, as seen through her #RISEANDSHINE challenge on social media and her website. (www.maymackness.com/riseandshine.) She enjoys exploring and following her intuition.
Angela Cechetto is a pharmaceutical executive with over 12 years of experience including stints in business development for specialty pharma in Canada, South Africa and Latin America as well as equity research for the pharmaceutical, medical device and cannabis industries. When Angela is not leading the Grey Wolf pack, you will find her traveling the world or sitting in a café enjoying good food and a great book. Visit Angela @ www.greywolfah.com
Erika MacKay is an Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, and Educator, focused on creating innovative spaces that reflect her clients, while supporting the well-being and connection clients and staff alike. She is also co-founder of Hamilton Fempreneurs, a community of women in business- check us out on facebook! www.nichefordesign.com and www.hamiltonofficepro.com