Mentors

Our volunteer mentors are business owners who share their hard-earned knowledge and experience with women entrepreneurs. They offer support and guidance to Mentees, via one-to-one mentoring or peer mentoring groups, to help new business owners build confidence and achieve their goals.

Melanie Leeming, Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson

Melanie Leeming loves to help people discover the beauty of her hometown Nelson, BC and what better way to do it than as Convention & Sales Manager at the Prestige […]

Shawna Bryant, EV Ergonomics Corp., Elkford

As the executive director of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce and founder of EV Ergonomics Corp., Shawna Bryant is passionate about a lot of things and creating a safe, conscious […]

Gary Faryon, Richmond

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Gary Faryon has worked for some of Canada’s most successful and iconic brands during their most dominant period over the last 35 years. His business experience stems from multiple Start-Ups, […]

Denise Young, Tigers Eye Advisory Group Ltd., Port Alberni

Denise Young is the CEO and Founder of Tigers Eye Advisory Group Ltd., a people-focused business solutions company that values collaboration and empowerment. She is passionate about making a difference […]

Corina Ludwig, FunctionFox Systems Inc., Victoria

Corina Ludwig, President at FunctionFox Systems, Inc., is widely recognized by her colleagues and clients as the glue that keeps the company together. As a member of the FunctionFox start-up […]

Charlotte Ferreux, Thrive Coaching & Consulting, Castlegar

Charlotte Ferreux is a high performance coach, and an online entrepreneur and business owner. She is super passionate about helping others reach their highest potential, and helps her clients achieve […]

Christine Sommers, ePACT, North Vancouver

Christine Sommers co-founded ePACT in 2012, creating a network that securely shares data and communications between families and organizations before, during or after a crisis. Christine was CEO for 8 […]

Elizabeth Vieira-Richard, People Dynamics Inc., Prince George

Elizabeth Vieira-Richard is a coach and consultant who helps entrepreneurially-minded people to discover their own vision for their lives. She supports them with coaching in leadership, management, business and strategic […]

Glynis Tao, Chase your Dreams Consulting, Coquitlam

Glynis Tao has a long history of working in the apparel and fashion industry working for companies like Reebok, and her own clothing design company called Punch Brand for over […]

Carolyn Gibson, The Pines Business Development, Revelstoke

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Carolyn Gibson found her calling helping entrepreneurs start and expand their businesses. For over 20 years she’s owned The Pines Business Development and has been helping local businesses with strategic […]

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