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PowHERhouse Portrait | Tammara Kennelly

Tammara Kennelly is the President of FriesenPress, a company that is wholly owned by Friesens Corporation, an award-winning North American book printer. They have been in the book business since 1923, and provide book manufacturing services in the United States and Canada. With 25 million books printed every year, including original editions…

Dianne Whelan: My Hike, Bike and Paddle on the Coast-to-Coast 24,000 km Trans Canada Trail

PowHERhouse is excited to work with Dianne Whelan in preparation for her 500-day, 24,000 km cross-Canada trek starting April 1st, 2015. Dianne is a Canadian author, filmmaker and adventurer hailing from the Sunshine Coast, BC, who spent 40 days at the base camp of Mount Everest back in 2010 and…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Cristina Mittermeier

Cristina Mittermeier is a photographer and conservationist.  She uses her camera as her passport to document the complex issues where conservation of wild nature and human needs intersect. Describe your Mission.  What’s it all about for you?  What is the impact you are looking to make? Inspired by the power…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Tina Overbury

Tina Overbury:  “I think as human beings we’ve become masterful escape artists, and it is costing us our connection to each other.” I’m TinaO from TinaOLife, a new online hub launching in February 2016 (though you can sneak peek us now) designed to ignite your fire for life.  I’m an…

Project House | Meet Crystal Roche and Heidi Eaves

PowHERhouse recently had an opportunity to chat with Crystal Roche and Heidi Eaves, the Principals of Project House Business Solutions, a growing and energetic Vancouver consulting and outsourcing company that supports companies of all sizes who need “extra muscle” in the areas of HR, graphic design, websites, and workplace design. Ladies, welcome! …

Laura Grizzlypaws

Balance.  Academic, language and cultural advocate, mother, sister, friend, aunt and even grandmother and wife, Laura Grizzlypaws has gained education and cultural knowledge, broadening her understanding of the significance in maintaining personal wellness based on the notion of wholeness and inter-connectedness, celebrating the fundamental Indigenous concept of balance. Now she travels,…

Sherry Strong | Food Philosopher

It was my pleasure to finally get a chance to meet Sherry Strong, Entrepreneur, Food Philosopher and Founder of Return to Food, and learn a little about this ambitious holistic entrepreneur and powHERhouse. About four years ago Sherry Strong returned home to Canada from a 22-year working holiday in Australia.…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Kellie Garrett

Kellie Garrett describes herself as an accidental executive who’s recovering from corporate life.  She’s a coach, speaker, and consultant on leadership, business strategy, internal culture change.  She’s also a certified board director and delivers workshops on board effectiveness, diversity, and governance.  She is currently completing certification in Brené Brown’s work…

Vicki Saunders | SheEO

Meet Vicki Saunders.  Over the past 25 years, Vicki has launched many models, companies, programs and initiatives all with the goal of finding a pathway to a better world.  An amazing journey has lead her creating SheEO, an organization dedicated to advancing female entrepreneurs. Her history as a serial entrepreneur and…

Natalie Grunberg | Panty by Post

How to transition from a full-time job you hate to opening your own business You don’t need to hate your day job to dream about something better but let’s face it, many of us do.  According to a recent Gallup pole only 13% of people worldwide are engaged in their…

Aileen McManamon | 5T Sports

Cultivating business and sport. Uplifting women in the process. Aileen McManamon’s experience spans consumer activation in retail, events and community sports, campaign creation, marketing asset development, sponsorship acquisition and promotional campaign execution. She has a particular jones for creating triple bottom line impact for professional sports teams and major events (economic, environmental…

Professional Aboriginal Women’s Network

The Professional Aboriginal Women’s Network (‘PAWN’) started with a vision to connect professional Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women to share stories and lift each other up in their professional journeys.  PAWN is a place for women to gather and build on each other’s successes.  PAWN is also rooted in the notion of reconciliation: to…

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