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.

Bonita Summers, Spirit Kelowna Wellness, Kelowna

Bonita Summers helps entrepreneurs unlock their inner strengths. She is a psychic life and business coach assisting clients to understand the subconscious patterns impacting their personal and professional decisions as well as offering them strategies to address matters in the workplace and in personal relationships. With an illustrious professional career, she is in a unique […]

Angie McLeod, HIP Strategic Consulting, Maple Ridge

Angie McLeod is the founder of HIP Strategic Consulting in Maple Ridge. For more than fifteen years, she has helped women entrepreneurs in BC make strategic decisions that grow strong businesses. Angie is passionate about conversations: conversations that connect people, stimulate ideas, produce change, and engage participants in collective discovery and co-creation; conversations that enrich […]

Susan Clayton, Clayton Consulting, Vancouver

Susan Clayton has fuelled the success of many entrepreneurs. As the founder of Clayton Consulting in Vancouver, she has over 24 years of experience in helping entrepreneurs assess the financial health of their businesses. Her business offers cost-efficient financial consulting, management, and accounting services to business owners. What are your top 3 business strengths or […]

Tara Black, Origin Gluten-Free Bakery Ltd, Victoria

Tara Black is the co-owner of Origin Gluten-Free Bakery Ltd in Victoria. She trained as a chef and pastry chef and has worked in the hospitality business for 24 years. Most of her career has been spent in management and creating menus. Her focus for the last 7 years has been on growing her business […]

Lucy Gregory, Salt Design Co.,Vancouver

Lucy Gregory is the co-founder and director of Salt Design Co., a brand development, and web design agency specializing in strategic brand identities and websites for small business owners and entrepreneurs. With a passion for creating and connecting small businesses, Lucy has been merging her design and business skills for the last 10 years and […]

Susan Washington, The Washington Group, North Vancouver

Susan Washington is a learning expert, consultant and strategist. An entrepreneur since 2002, her business The Washington Group provides customized leadership, coaching and training programs so organizations can achieve their strategic change targets. What are your top 3 business strengths or areas of expertise? • Organization and administrative skills • Satisfaction in work/life balance • […]

Sandra Nomoto, Public Relations Expert, Vancouver

Sandra Nomoto founded Conscious PR Inc. in 2008 and her personal blog at An entrepreneur and volunteer, she founded her firm at age 25 and was awarded the 2009 Volunteer of the Year by Women In Film & Television Vancouver. Since 2012, she has focused on telling the stories of purpose-driven businesses. Conscious PR […]

Caroline Lewko, Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP), Vancouver

Caroline Lewko, CEO of WIP

Caroline Lewko is the CEO of Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP). Known as the ‘connector’, Caroline has been engaged with emerging technologies for over 20 years, as a coder, funder, community builder and entrepreneur. Recognizing the importance of mobile developers in the ecosystem, she started WIP in 2006 to build and grow developer communities thru Agency […]

Naama Sireni, Lambda Solutions, Vancouver

Naama Sireni, Lambda Solutions

Naama Sireni brings a strong passion for people to her role as VP of Revenue at Lambda Solutions, recognizing that it takes a strong team approach to accomplish goals. Her infectious energy and enthusiasm shines through as Naama leads the sales, marketing and support teams to consistently meet and exceed goals and projected revenues year […]

Corina Ludwig, FunctionFox Systems Inc., Victoria

Picture of Corina Ludwig, EM3 Tech Mentor

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 team, Corina has been instrumental in facilitating the company’s growth. Organized, disciplined and focused, Corina is responsible for overseeing the FunctionFox engine, as she manages […]