POWHERHOUSE PORTRAITS - Media on a Mission!

Barbara Mowat | PowHERhouse Portrait

Barbara Mowat is the President and Founder of GroYourBiz™ and Impact Communications Ltd. GroYourBiz™ brings a tactical and proven approach to meeting the needs of women business owners, by providing monthly MyBusinessMyBoard™ Advisory Boards, who want to take their business to the next level. Like-minded entrepreneurs, along with the involvement of top private…

Sue Spencer | Beast Mode Grandma

For those of you who have read the Year of YES by Shonda Rhimes, I believe you’ll resonate with Sue Spencer and her story quite nicely. Sue Spencer is a Competitive Athlete, Mom, Grandma, Friend, Mentor, Facilitator, and Practitioner of Kindness who believes that by saying YES to new opportunities,…

Tracey McVicar, Venture Capitalist and PowHERful Philanthropist

Tracey McVicar is a busy lady, and when we say busy, we mean it.  At this time, this Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada (as recognized by the Women’s Executive Network in 2014) balances a career in corporate finance, the care of her adopted son, her philanthropic work and…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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 | 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. …

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 | Kellie Garrett

22Kellie 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…

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…