Destined to become a Wine Entrepreneur, Angela grew up beside a booming local food and wine industry and stems from a family of entrepreneurs. She is a true city girl with country roots who has a passion for building wine confidence. She got her start in the wine industry at the tender age of 16. Her story begins at the Prestigious Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant (a CAA/AAA Four Diamond Award Restaurant). Her experience at VEW lasted
Obstacles and challenges are par for the course when you make the decision to become an entrepreneur. There’s the steep learning curve; tax laws, employment laws, business plan, marketing plan, website design, social media, oh yeah and getting customers/clients! If that wasn’t enough to overwhelm you and have you running back to the ranks of the employed, you then have those well-meaning friends and family who will question your sanity as you declare that
Shelley Jarrett is the Founder and CEO of SJ Image Creations. An image consulting company, based in Mississauga Ontario. Launched in October 2011, the business strives to teach and train women on building their image. Helping women to look good, feel good and perform better in their work places and in their personal lives. Shelley Jarrett has been in the corporate industry in sales and marketing for almost 20 years, and in that time has
At the age of 20, Jessica Alex (Jessica Cobran) sat down and started writing what would become her first children’s book, “What If the World Had No Colour?” The idea to write this book came just a few months after she decided to put her first company Urban Voice (a free publication she started at the age of 17) aside to focus on her other goals, which included finishing her undergraduate degree. After transferring from
Catherine McCormack is an experienced Marketing and Communications Professional, a breast cancer survivor and advocate, a realtor, a wife, and mother who battles with Multiple Sclerosis. She began her professional career in Ottawa in 1996. Over the course of her career she has worked for Canada Trust, TD Bank Financial Group, McDonnell Haynes Advertising and Keller Williams Advantage Realty. She has a long history of volunteerism and in addition to her advocacy and spokesperson work
Belinda Bernardo Sixteen years ago, Star Academy principal, Belinda Bernardo, then a mother of three young children (aged 4, 6, 7), left a promising career, climbing the ladder with the public school board, to pursue her dream of founding her own school where every child could love learning. Today, while Belinda's children are on to Post-Secondary educational journeys, Star Academy continues to provide quality education to the South Mississauga and Etobicoke communities. Throughout her own
CHARLENE FAGAN Coordinator and Creator of Phenomenal Woman Show - Get Into Your Power Tour Owner of Charlene’s Closet Professor at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Higher Learning Charlene Fagan is Jamaican born and currently resides in Ontario Canada. A professor of Human Relations and Sociology at The Sheridan Institute of Technology and Higher Learning, Charlene prides herself in being a strong woman and a mentor for her students and many of her peers.
Canadian Small Business Women Blog will officially launch mid-February. The goal of this blog will be to provide valuable busines information from experts to my followers. We will also feature a "Small Business Woman of the Month." This will be in the form of a short bio along with a short Q & A section. To nominate a business woman for this feature, please submit the following via email by the final day of each
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