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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 | Carli Travers

Carli Travers: Even in my wildest dreams, I never imagined that I would be a mother to over 20 children and be living on the other side of the world in Uganda, Africa. At the tender age of 21, I moved to Uganda with only a Diploma in Social Work…

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…

University Women’s Club of Vancouver

Where PowHERful Women Reside A truly powHERful community of women, the University Women’s Club of Vancouver (UWCV) was founded in 1907 by a group of eight pioneering, well-educated, energetic females. Over the past 100 years, it has grown to include hundreds of women from all walks of life who are…

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,…

Tanis Frame | Decide to Thrive Revolution

Tanis Frame is a science-geek, soul-sister, thrive-catalyst, play-evangelist, world champion, and mom to two fierce young girls.  She is also the powHERhouse behind the DECIDE to THRIVE REVOLUTION- inspiring women to claim the courage to live their lives in full colour. Tanis is charmingly obsessive about discovering the science and…

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…

Christina Benty: Great Leaders Lead Their Own Lives, PowHERfully, First!

PowHERhouse recently interviewed Christina Benty, former politician and life-long learner, leader and lover of a positive and healthy lifestyle.

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PowHERhouse Portrait | Melanie Mark

Melanie Mark became the first woman from a First Nation to be elected to the B.C. legislature earlier this year. PowHERhouse celebrates Melanie Mark – mother, leader, advocate and role model. Melanie is Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Cree and Ojibway and a proud mother of 2 girls.  She was born and raised in…

Sandy Kay, Creating a Magical Life One Magical Moment at a Time

Meet Artist, Teacher and Creative Facilitator, Sandy Kay.   Sandy intimately understands the feeling (and anxiety) of a very full life.  As a former graphic and greeting-card designer, publisher and theatre-set costume designer, Sandy has experienced tight deadlines, juggling multiple priorities and the never-ending quest to find the seemingly elusive balance between…

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…