Blandine Carsalade, a former finance agent, left the business world to inspire children to read, to think about and to question the world around them. Being from Congo, the world’s second poorest country, she believes that education and an open-mind have the power to create lasting change in the world.
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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
Vince Fernandez is an author and investment professional whose writing dips below the glossy veneer of society to explore its fragile underbelly of greed and fear. His debut novel, Little Sister, is a crime thriller set in the financial district of Toronto. By day, he is the Chief Investment Officer for a wealthy Toronto family. He lives in Toronto with his family and his book is available through Chapters/Indigo.
“As a speaker, author and executive coach, it is my divine mandate to empower others. I am deeply passionate about human potential, peak performance, and what really drives us in life. I positively impact the trajectory of my clients lives by guiding them to new levels of clarity and purpose.” Visit: www.doyleitin.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
April Anderson is a Canadian journalist and radio host for Bell Media Canada in Windsor, Ontario. Anderson is endlessly passionate about people and their stories. She is a former publisher, and business person, and firmly believes in equal opportunity and human rights.
Isabelle Fish is a travel and jewelry insider. She curates and leads women-only trips around the world for intimate groups of art, jewelry and culture lovers who wish to expand their world, their network, their knowledge in a purposeful yet fun way. She writes a weekly jewelry and travel blog https://blog.ruepigalle.ca/ – you can find her travel itineraries on her website https://ruepigalle.ca
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.
Sue Sutcliffe is a pioneer in her industry and a leader in the business community, Sue is a sought-after digital marketing speaker and trainer whose witty, passionate and down-to-earth manner has propelled thousands of marketers, salespeople and business owners to embrace their online power, grow their networks, and drive leads. Visit Sue @ suesutcliffe.com