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.

Shaina Azad, Suva Beauty, Surrey

Shaina Azad is the founder of the cosmetic brand Suva Beauty. Her beauty products retail in over 30 different countries around the world. SUVA Beauty’s offerings include a colourful plethora […]

Maureen Murphy, North Star Strategic Group, Victoria

Maureen Murphy is the CEO and co-founder of North Star Strategic Group, a full service Public Affairs and Marketing firm with scalable programs to suit clients’ unique needs. Maureen has […]

Laurel Anne Stark, The New Media Group, Victoria

Laurel Anne Stark is the founder of The New Media Group in Victoria. Her business specialises in online marketing strategy development and execution including web development, Google adwords, social media, […]

Courtney Clark, Sin 7 Salon, White Rock

Courtney Clark is the owner of Sin 7 Salon, a full service hair salon in White Rock. Her passion for business, gaining new knowledge and building a solid team has […]

Bobbi Carpino, Bobbi Carpino Photography, Prince George

Bobbi Carpino is the owner of Bobbi Carpino Photography, located in the heart of downtown Prince George and specializes in child and family portraiture. She is known for putting her […]

Walter Wardrop, ProQual Consultants, Vancouver

Walter Wardrop is the founder of ProQual Consultants, helping small start-ups in a variety of roles and also assisting mature companies with their design innovation and Industrial Engineering. He retired […]

Sharon Rai, Sharon Rai Hair & Makeup Artistry

Sharon Rai is the founder and owner of Sharon Rai Hair & Makeup Artistry. Since 2008, her business has set  new industry standards for luxury bridal hair and makeup excellence. […]

Raewyn Sleeman, Nimblwit Marketing Corporation, Vancouver

With 20 plus years in marketing, Raewyn Sleeman is in a unique position to help clients develop strong marketing strategies. She was also a strategic marketing advisor and mentor to […]

Joanne Macdonald, Peak 360 Group

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Joanne Macdonald is the founder of Peak 360 Group in Victoria. She has led global marketing and sales support programs for companies ranging from small start-ups to mid-sized business and […]

James Grieve, Catalyst Strategies Consulting, Kelowna

James Grieve is Senior Business Advisor at Catalyst Strategies Consulting, a customer experience consulting firm in Kelowna that combines design, strategy and functional business expertise to create experiences that customers […]