POWHERHOUSE PORTRAITS - Media on a Mission!

Alison Donaghey | Natural Born Speakers

Meet Alison. Why do you do what you do?  Why do you think how you think?  Alison’s curiosity was the catalyst for her company, Domino Thinking, and her radio show, Natural Born Speakers. “I met Alison over 20 years ago it was obvious that she has the ability to encourage…

Jake Hassel-Gren | GROWth Architect for Canadian Women

Jake Hassel-Gren, MBA is the Founder of the LEAP Learning Lab, the Chief Learning Officer for PowHERhouse Media Group, and the Principal Advisor for LEAP Advisory Services. Jake has been designing, delivering, and developing transformational learning on leadership, business growth, and professional development excellence for more than 20 years. Throughout her career, one of…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Sara L Austin

Sara L Austin is passionate champion for women and children and an established senior leader with nearly 20 years of experience in the non-profit/charitable sector. You’ll find her name on several “most powerful” lists, including the prestigious Top 25 Women of Influence and Top 100 Most Powerful Women. As an…

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…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Lily Riggs

The quest to become a better version of yourself can often feel like a bumpy road paved with many false starts and stops along the way. It can be challenging, tiring, and scary and there is no guaranteed success. But the alternative is the average, the unfulfilling, the safe, well-worn…

Chandra Crawford | Fast and Female

Chandra Crawford | Fast and Female Chandra Crawford’s not-for-profit is dedicated to the vision of a positive, empowering sport environment for girls age 8-18.  Led by 120 athlete ambassadors, events take place all over North America and include workshops for parents and coaches.  We recently had the privilege of interviewing…

Jill Earthy | Mentor and Champion of Women

Jill Earthy is the Director, BC & Yukon of Futurpreneur Canada (formerly Canadian Youth Business Foundation).  Jill has built and sold two small businesses, as well as being the former CEO of the Forum of Women Entrepreneurs.  Jill serves on the Board of the Women’s Enterprise Centre and Simon Fraser…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Kim Pickett

Kim Pickett is the Creative Principal of KIMBO Design, an award-winning design firm in Vancouver.  She was ranked 86th on PROFIT/Chatelaine’s 17th Annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs in 2015, and has been featured on TELUS Talks Business and Arlene Dickinson’s YouInc.com.  PowHERhouse recently had the opportunity to…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Carey Dillen of YYOGA

YYoga President Carey Dillen is passionate about growing people, profits, and projects. As President of the largest corporately owned yoga company in Canada, she is an experienced leader, an influencer, and an effective female change agent.  Her approach is open and authentic, rooted in values-based coaching and leadership. Describe your Mission. …

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,…

PowHERhouse Portrait | Carol Anne Hilton

Carol Anne is a recognized First Nation’s business leader with an international Master’s Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. She’s the CEO of Transformation International, an award-winning First Nation Social and Economic Development company, and of Nuu-chah-nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island,…

Sarah Wallace and The Good Bean: High-Powered Chickpea Snacks for Strong Women

Every once in awhile a product crosses our desk (or should I say screen… or shopping cart) that catches our eye.  It grabs our attention with the promise that it could be a quality powHERfuel product for our clients and the women in our community.  That is, it is nutritionally…