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.

Beth Shaw, S2S Promo, Okanagan

Beth Shaw started S2S Promo in November 2003, with a single compressed t-shirt and no knowledge about the business. She started researching how she could get more of the t-shirts and it slowly started to morph into what it is today, a logo wear and promotional products business that has clients across North America. Beth’s […]

Sharon Chartrand, Say High to Okanagan Tours & Le Natural Mall, Kelowna

Sharon Chartrand

It was always Sharon’s goal to create a better life for herself and 6 children, and to ensure a better standard of living for those among whom you reside. Sharon’s company – Le Natural Mall – promotes the attainment of a more cost-effective and organic living environment for individuals and their communities. Sharon incorporated her […]

Karen Flynn, Coach K Mentorship Inc., Vancouver

Karen Flynn is a strategic business leader who understands the power of communication. She is an author, business and communication coach with Coach K Mentorship. In her business, Karen coaches entrepreneurs and senior level executives who are keen to review their business and personal brand for more effective engagement. Karen works on new strategies for […]

Judy Michaud, Transglobal Business Group Inc., Nanaimo

Judy Michaud

Judy Michaud has been in her business, Transglobal Business Group Inc., for over 21 years. Transglobal Business Group Inc. offers custom designed education programs for youth and adults in Indigenous communities and support for business owners. Transglobal Business Group is a home for people doing remarkable things in their communities through education. Prior to starting […]

Akeela Davis, Courageous Business Culture Inc., Vancouver

Akeela Davis is the President of Courageous Business Culture Inc., and she is also a business consultant, coach, mentor, trainer, author, and speaker. Akeela honors her motivations by being of service through strategic thinking, innovative ideas, tools and techniques. She does not take myself too seriously and strives to live a centered lifestyle which includes […]

Maria Ji, Maria Ji Coaching & Consulting Ltd., Campbell River

Maria Ji is a professional business and life coach, and the owner of Maria Ji Coaching and Consulting. She works with clients in a thought-provoking and creative way that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. Through her coaching process, Maria’s clients generate possibilities in love, career, abundance and self-expression that leave them […]

Rashmi Narayan, Spirited Exchanges Consulting, Valemount

Rashmi Narayan is the owner of Spirited Exchanges Consulting. Rashmi is passionate about using her skills to build common ground between individuals/groups and empowering them to build their own skills and create achievable plans. She provides consulting for individuals, businesses and non-profits in the areas of financial management, strategic planning, business startup, operational efficiencies, mediation […]

Gloria Stewart, Touchworks Communications Inc., Parksville

Gloria Stewart is a joy and abundance activist who has been an entrepreneur and teacher from the time she was a young girl. Always looking for opportunities to create change that would make a difference, it was no accident that for the past 30 years through her consulting agency Touchworks Communications Inc, she has helped […]

Carmen Wakeling, Eatmore Sprouts & Greens Ltd., Courtenay

Carmen Wakeling

Carmen Wakeling is CEO and Co-owner of Eatmore Sprouts & Greens Ltd. Eatmore is a Certified Organic Farm producing a variety of sprouts, greens and vegetables on 3.75 acres near Courtenay, BC. Their products are sold through restaurants, grocery stores and wholesale distributors throughout Western Canada. Sprout products include: Alfalfa, Deli, Garlic, Clover, Broccoli, Sunflower […]

Tamara Thompson Levi, Shine Dance Festival, Vancouver

Tamara Thompson Levi

Tamara is the creator and director of Shine Dance Festival, an annual series of performance events that unite and empower youth with life-changing values through dance. For 25 years, Tamara has worn many hats as a dance entrepreneur producing conventions, workshops and charity events and dancing, teaching and choreographing for Calvin Klein, New Balance, Alberta […]

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