Marie Wilson became one of three Commissioners of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada following decades of experience as an award-winning journalist, trainer, and senior executive manager. Fluently bilingual in French and English, she has been a university professor, a high school teacher in Africa, a senior executive manager in both federal and territorial Crown Corporations, and an independent consultant in journalism, program evaluation, and project management.
Elizabeth Soltis is the founder and director of Bridges Global, a social enterprise that supports leaders and teams to do, and be, their best.
Launched in April of 2015, The Famous 5 Foundation partnered with Young Women of Power to deliver a two-day conference for girls ages 12 to 18. The conference aims to build confidence through active group sessions on personal safety, inner beauty, and celebrating female diversity and greatness, so girls know that they are more than enough.
Nancy Southern is Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer of ATCO Ltd., as well as Chair & Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company.
The world's first neurologist in space and Canada’s first woman astronaut, Dr. Roberta Bondar conducted scientific experiments for 13 countries in the First International Microgravity Laboratory on the space shuttle Discovery mission in 1992.
She’s the President and CEO of Imaginea Energy. A Fearless leader. A Visionary.
She is going to change the world. And she's going to do it by getting other people to change the world with her. Imaginea is her latest venture and one of five companies that, over the past 15 years, she has successfully built from scratch.
Susan Brown is the Senior Vice President of BMO for the Alberta and Northwest Territories Division. She is responsible for the financial services the bank provides to its personal and commercial customers in this marketplace.
Patricia Rozema distinguished herself at 28 with a stunning first feature, I’ve Heard The Mermaids Singing, which premiered in the Director’s Fortnight Cannes, was runner up for the Camera D’Or and sold around the world. It was the opening film at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1987.
Dubbed the Primal Ballerina – for her years of formal dance training juxtaposed with her meat-centric culinary mastery – Connie DeSousa is one of Canada’s Top Chefs having starred as a finalist in season one of Top Chef Canada on the Food Network.
Kim Campbell was the 19th and first female Prime Minister of Canada (1993). She held cabinet portfolios of Min. of State for Indian Affairs, Min. of Justice and Attorney General, and Min. of National Defence and Veterans' Affairs.
Tara Duff Cloes stepped into the men’s world of steel fabricating at the tender age of 22 in 1988 and at 51 is still the successful owner and manager of John Duff Limited, Custom Metal Fabricators in Petrolia.