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First Nation & Indigenous Expert
Harassment in the Workplace, Customer Service, Customer Loyalty and Sales Expert
Elaine Allison, (CSP) is known as a Customer Care Advocate and is an international keynote speaker; trainer, consultant and author of the bestselling book The Velvet Hammer: PowHERful Leadership Lessons for Women Who Don't Golf.
Elaine is passionate on transforming companies and organizations via modern customer service strategies to be number one in their industry.
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Gold medalist - Diversity and Accessability Expert
Carrie Anton is a gold medal Paralympian from the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Summer Games in the sport of Goalball. She is also an Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame inductee.
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Journalist - World Affairs, Human Rights and Women's Rights Expert
Sally Armstrong has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world. From Bosnia and Somalia to Congo and Afghanistan, her eyewitness reports have earned her the Amnesty International Media Award four times over, as well as acclaim all over the world.
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Gardening and Horticulture Expert
Keynote speaker Donna Balzer, has an Agriculture degree from the University of Alberta with a specialty in Horticulture and a passion to help gardeners grow. She is a freelance garden consultant, author, speaker and journalist for print media, radio and television.
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TEDx Speaker - Mental Health, Trauma, Stress and Wellness Expert
Sajel Bellon (Ed.D, CTSS) is an Occupational Stress and Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Professional.
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Leadership and Inclusivity Expert
Diane Bergeron was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of five. By the time she was ten, she was considered legally blind, and lost all sight in her 30’s.
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Olympic Speaker, Resilience, Preparation & Excellence Expert
Olympic Silver Medalist, Cheryl Bernard is a dynamic and powerful keynote speaker. She draws from her business, non profit and sporting success to inspire audiences to achieve their maximum potential.
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Health and Wellness, Productivity and Self-Transformation Expert
Nicola Bird, Ph.D.
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Health and Wellness, Women of Inspiration and Mental Wellness Expert
Jennifer Bitner is a mental health warrior, successful entrepreneur, inspirational speaker and author. She was diagnosed with a severe anxiety and panic disorder at the age of 22, she spent the next decade of her life living with two identities.
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Fitness, Health and Wellness Expert
Celebrity trainer and Global fitness expert Ramona Braganza may be most known for sculpting hot Hollywood bodies, including that of Jessica Alba’s and Halle Berry’s, but her love of fitness and quest for excellence has facilitated the transformation of hundreds of bodies and attitudes worldwide. Recognized as one of the top Personal Trainers in the world in the entertainment industry, Ramona worked as Jessica Alba’s personal trainer for over 12 years and continues to train celebrities and individuals using Ramona’s 3-2-1 Training Method of 3 CARDIO segments, 2 CIRCUIT strength training segments and 1 CORE segment.
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First Nation and Indigenous Expert
The Honourable Judge Marion Buller (also known as Marion Buller Bennett) is a First Nations jurist in British Columbia, serving as the Chief Commissioner for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. A member of the Mistawasis First Nation, she was the first First Nations woman to be appointed to the Provincial Court of British Columbia and presided in courts throughout B.
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Education, Literacy and Digital Classroom Expert
Jennifer Casa-Todd is a gifted speaker and workshop facilitator. She has been described as engaging, inspirational, knowledgeable, and passionate.
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Health and Wellness, Performance, Productivity and Energy Expert
For over 17 years, Certified Speaking Professional Michelle Cederberg has captivated audiences across North America with Michelle Cederberg's empowering and humorous messages about how to set worthwhile goals, get energized for success, and live a bigger life.
An in-demand speaker, author, coach and consultant, Michelle Cederberg believes that personal and professional success is directly influenced by how well we harness the physical, mental and emotional capacity we each have within us.
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Director, Doris Anderson Woman of the Year Award Holder
Sabrina Craig is a director at Vaccine Hunters Canada (VHC), a volunteer community dedicated to connecting eligible Canadians with vaccination appointments. Sabrina Craig scaled the organization to a management team of 150+ people, and 400,000+ followers across Canada, on Discord, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, NextDoor, and TikTok.
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Comedian - Stress Management and Humour Expert
As a long-time stand up comedian, Judy Croon is used to being in the spotlight. Judy Croon is the creator and host of “Laughlines” and “Stand Up for The Girls” which have raised over $650,000 for breast cancer research.
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Turtle Island’s Anishinaabe Identity and Purpose, Interconnectedness Expert, Lodgekeeper, Author, Public Speaker
Cindy Crowe, Elder, Lodgekeeper, Author, Public Speaker, is a band member of the Opwaaganisiniing (Red Rock Indian Band) located an hour east of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Since 1994, Cindy Crowe has been bridging gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and communities with Cindy Crowe's expertise in community liaison, community engagement and community development.
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Educator, consultant, humanitarian and keynote speaker
Carla Cuglietta helps people see possibilities for a better path through leadership. She is a Canadian born educator, consultant, humanitarian and keynote speaker.
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Master of Ceremonies, Seniors, Family and Parenting Expert
Carole Anne Devaney is as authentic as they come. She brings class, candor and a touch of self-depricating humour to your ceremonies.
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Survivor - Resiliency, Adversity and Self-Esteem Expert
Kelly Falardeau is a burn survivor since the age of two-years-old on 75% of her body and constantly struggled with her self-worth and confidence. She found a way to go from near-death to success; from the ugly scar-faced girl to the Top 10 Most Powerful and Influential Speaker, Fierce Woman of the Year, three times Best-Selling Author, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and most recently a YWCA Woman of Distinction.
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Nutrition, Health and Wellness Expert
Sonia Funk is an Employee Wellness Analyst & Strategist, Corporate Keynote Speaker and Nutritional Therapist, with over 15 years of international experience in the wellness industry. She understands that employees are overwhelmed with their own day-to-day lives as it is, and that it can become a challenge to keep up with personal and professional lives, while maintaining health.
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Indigenous and First Nation Expert
Lynn Gehl is an Algonquin Anishinaabeg scholar, advocate, and artist. She is one of eight siblings and grew up in the projects of inner-city Toronto.
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Three-time Canadian Olympian in Javelin, High Performance Habits Specialist, BSc. Kinesiology and Motivational Speaker
Liz Gleadle has represented Canada at three Olympic Games (London, Rio, & Tokyo), won ten Canadian Championships, holds the National Record at 64.83m (212.
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Conflict Management, Communication, Collaboration & Resilience Expert
Charmaine Hammond is a highly sought-after business keynote and workshop speaker, entrepreneur, author and educator who teaches and advocates the importance of developing trust, healthy relationships and collaboration in the workplace. She has helped clients in many industries build resilient and engaged workplaces, develop high trust/high accountability relationships, and solve workplace issues that get in the way of success and profitability.
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Resilience, Teamwork and Relationship Expert
Beth Hanishewski is an internationally recognized Speaker, Coach and Writer who teaches her audiences that the Real Path to Success is through Relationships. She has shared the stage with the world’s top speakers including Jack Canfield, Robin Sharma, Lisa Nichols and Mike Dooley in Australia, the U.
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Safety Management Systems and Health and Safety in the Workplace Expert
Theo Heineman is passionate keeping workers safe. An expert and spokesperson in the field of Health and Safety she is a master at using powerful stories to inspire owners, managers and workers into consistent action and collaboration in order to create a safe and healthy workplace.
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Diversity & Inclusion Expert - Stump Kitchen
Alexis Hillyard (she/her) is a queer and disabled YouTube Creator, self-taught vegan chef, entrepreneur, and a parent of an energetic toddler. Born without her left hand, Alexis uses her stump as a kitchen tool - from spatula to juicer - while expanding the vocabulary of what's possible in the kitchen each week on her YouTube show ‘Stump Kitchen.
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Public Policy, Mental Health, Trauma and Addictions Expert
Ann Dowsett Johnston is an award-winning journalist and keynote speaker. She is one of Canada's leading experts on public policy related to higher education, alcohol addiction and trauma.
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Florence Riley is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter from Quebec, who performs material in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese
Free-spirited, open-minded, singer-songwriter and pianist Florence K has a wide-ranging musical approach and performs in French, Spanish, English, and Portuguese with the same natural ease. Since her beginnings in 2005, she has had three Gold records, sold over 250,000 albums and received multiple accolades, including many Felix awards and Juno nominations.
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Leadership, Positivity, and Customer Care Expert
If anyone understands that life is what you make it, it’s Darci Lang. She quite literally went out and built the life she wanted.
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Saskatchewan Women of Inspiration
President & CEO - Karina LeBlanc Corporation | President & Founder of Karina LeBlanc Foundation | Head of Women's Football – CONCACAF | 2x Olympian (Bronze Medalist) | UNICEF Ambassador | FIFA Legend |
Karina LeBlanc is retired Olympic bronze medalist and professional athlete, Karina LeBlanc has the distinguished honor of being one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada. With a prestigious career that spanned almost 18 years at the international level, she participated in 5 FIFA World Cups and two Olympic Games, winning an Olympic medal, and making her and her team household names.
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Leadership, Teamwork and Project Management Expert
Leadership shows up in everything we do. A premise Nancy Lowery explores through her programs and keynote presentations.
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The Founder & CEO of Global Professionals Practicum (GPP), Board Member of UN International Youth Council and UN Women, In Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women, Top 30U30, and Woman of Inspiration
Jessica Lui is best known for her work as the founder & CEO of Global Professionals Practicum (GPP), a tech start-up recognized by President Barack Obama at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Jessica Lui is a passionate humanitarian and serves as a board member for several notable organizations, including the UN International Youth Council and UN Women.
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First Nation & Indigenous Expert
Dr. Patricia Makokis, is one of Canada’s grass roots Indigenous servant leader, consultant and expert.
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An authentic C-suite executive and thought leader committed to driving positive change in the workplace
An authentic, inspiring leader with a unique voice and unique perspectives, Sandy McIntosh is a breath of fresh air in business environments. She’s an expert in her field, an authority on multiple topics like resilience, mindfulness, happiness, curiosity, and women & leadership.
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Resiliency, Happiness and Seniors Expert
With a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Patricia Morgan speaks to thousands of people each year. She works with organizations that want to help strengthen their people’s personal resilience.
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Best-selling author, Emotional Age and Communication Expert
International best-selling author, Emotional Age and communication expert, and women’s advocate Crystal Andrus Morissette is a worldwide leader in the field of self-discovery and personal transformation. She is teaching women all over the globe to take charge of their stories, love ALL their parts and redefine themselves as whole, healthy, and empowered.
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Resilience, Restorative Justice and Violence against Women Expert
Based in Toronto, Canada, Shannon Moroney's work as an author, speaker, therapist, educator, expert witness, consultant and advocate has worldwide reach. With warmth, compassion and skill, she offers individual and group support for people & communities overcoming trauma, fostering resilience and inspiring post-traumatic growth.
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Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Marni Panas is diversity and inclusion professional and sought-after speaker dedicated to creating safe and welcoming, and inclusive environments especially for the LGBTQ2S+ population in large public and private organizations, all levels of government and departments, health care, educational institutions, corrections, and law enforcement. Marni’s passion and commitment to equity and inclusion as had impact across Canada including:
- Member of the LGBTQ2S+ Apology Advisory Council which helped draft the apology Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, to LGBTQ2S+ people in Canada for discrimination and injustices faced by this community as a result of federal legislation, policies and programs.
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Medical Doctor, Indigenous Health and First Nation Expert
Dr. Lana Rose Potts “Last To Come In” is a Family Physician who specializes in First Nation Health.
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Feminine Embodiment, Empowerment and Relationship Expert
Suzanne Raja, along with her husband Satyen Raja, is a co-founder and lead trainer of WarriorSage, the multi-million dollar transformational leadership academy that has trained over 100,000 people worldwide. For her 20 years of service, Suzanne Raja has been called “one of the foremost leaders and pioneers of the women’s transformational movement.
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Sex, Passion and Enlightenment Relationship Transformation Experts
Married for 33 years, Satyen and Suzanne have navigated the often tumultuous waters of marriage, family and forging an entrepreneurial empire together. Yearning for truth, deep connection and an evolutionary relationship filled with passion and unbridled joy, they have given extraordinary attention to mastering the depths, study and practice of sacred relationships and conscious business practices.
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Former Olympian - Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Productivity Expert
Georgette Reed has had a keen interest in Sport, Fitness, Health and Wellness all of her life. She is a former Olympic athlete and is a certified track and field and strength and conditioning coach.
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Police Officer and Former Canadian Olympic Hockey Coach
Danièle Sauvageau has the passion, instinct and leadership that was instrumental in the historic win by the Canadian Women’s Hockey team at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. As the general manager and coach, Sauvageau transformed a fear of losing into an absolute desire for victory, a radical turnaround that enabled her players to achieve their Olympic dream.
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Women of Inspiration - Financial Wellness, Entrepreneurship Expert
Lesley-Anne Scorgie has a passion for personal finance was strong well before her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2001. What started all the fuss in the first place was when she took up teaching her high school business class about investing, much to her teacher’s surprise.
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Olympic Speaker, Overcoming Adversity and Excellence Expert
Beckie Scott retired in 2006 as Canada’s most decorated cross-country ski racer in the history of the sport. A 3 - time Olympian, Scott won gold in Salt Lake City in 2002, becoming the first Canadian (and first North American woman) to win an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.
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Leadership, Diversity and Human Centred Design Expert
Gayathri Shukla is a dynamic, thought-provoking speaker who inspires individuals to rise to their personal and collective potential. She is the Founder of a social enterprise, where she masterfully harnesses the power of storytelling to help diverse teams discover their unique strengths, while building skills in empathy.
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Gold Medal-Winning Goalie with the Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team
Sami Jo Small is a 3 time Olympian in the sport of Ice Hockey. Sami Jo Small has won 2 gold and a silver as a goaltender representing Canada.
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TEDx Speaker - Mental Health, Leadership, Courage and Growth Expert
Carly Sotas is an author and mental health activist dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders. After publishing her first book at twenty, Carly Sotas began working with young empowerment and literacy organizations around the world.
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Overcoming Trauma & Mental Health, Communication, Teamwork and Performance Experts
The Steben Twins are easy to work with, nothing like a diva! They are friendly, engaging, articulate speakers. Able to resonate with the specific needs of your audience.
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Conscious leadership and Social Contributor Cultivator
YouMeWe Social Impact Group founder, Suzanne F. Stevens (CSP) has been invigorating audiences on five continents since 2000.
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Tech Visionary & Thought Leader
With over 15 years of experience in Tech, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, futurist Cherry Rose Tan has built a reputation as the First Mover in several industries, including crypto, edtech, and mental health. A crypto Investor since 2015, Cherry Rose Tan partnered with her brother and resulted in the creation of Paycase Financial, a Canadian blockchain pioneer that provides infrastructure and liquidity to global financial markets.
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Women’s Issues, Gender Equality and Fitness Expert
Sarah Taylor is a TV Personality, Fitness Expert, Body Positive Gym Owner, Plus Size Model, Blogger, Former Miss Plus Canada, and Motivational Speaker. You can catch her any day as TV personality and fitness expert on Cityline and Breakfast Television.
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Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication, Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Tina Varughese (CSP) is a 'hilarious, dynamic, thought-provoking, humourous, energetic and engaging' speaker. She offers workshops and keynotes on a number of topics including Diversity, Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication and Sales, Leadership Staff Recruitment and and Work-Life Balance.
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Leadership, Productivity, Employee Engagement and Emotional Intelligence Expert
Corina Walsh is the President of Shift People Development and author of The Engaged Employee Blueprint. Corina’s superpower is her ability to take complex leadership and management principles and make them easy to learn and master – empowering companies to shift performance and progress.
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Newfoundland and Labrador Women of Inspiration
An Award-Winning International Speaker, Bestselling Author, and Social Entrepreneur
Samra Zafar is an award-winning international speaker, bestselling author, and social entrepreneur who advocates for equity, inclusion, mental health and human rights. Samra Zafar has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by Women’s Executive Network in 2019 and Top 25 Inspirational Women in Canada.
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