Genesa Greening: President + CEO of BC Women’s Hospital Foundation

About Genesa Greening

Genesa GreeningGenesa M. Greening is a Certified Fund Raising Executive whose two decades of work in Canada, Africa, and the United States has seen her advise more than twenty charitable causes to fundraise over $250 million.

In recognition of her community work and advocacy for gender equality, racial justice, and marginalized communities, Genesa was appointed to the Vancouver’s Mayor’s Task Force on Mental Health & Addiction as well as the Women’s Advisory Committee. She is committed to ensuring women have equitable access to the highest quality healthcare when, where and how they need it.

As the President + CEO of BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, Genesa collaborates with those who share her commitment to gender equity in healthcare and invests in charitable causes that deliver social change.  She is an award-winning business leader, an unapologetic feminist, and relentless optimist driven to change women’s experiences in the healthcare sector.

Miyoung Lee: Host and Producer at CBC News Vancouver

Multiple Webster nominee and RTNDA winner, Miyoung Lee rings in her fourteenth year with CBC as the host and producer of CBC Vancouver News at 11 p.m.

Tara Teng: TV host, Miss World Canada 2012 & Human Rights Activist

Tara Teng is a TV host, Miss World Canada 2012, a human rights activist, and works with various organizations around the world to combat gender-based violence and human trafficking.

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe: Registered Psychologist & Bestselling Author

A Huffington Post parenting blogger, author of the best-selling book Discipline without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up, founder of The Wishing Star Developmental Clinic, and a regularly invited media guest, contributor, and speaker, Dr. Vanessa is known for bringing a sense of nurturing understanding to all of her work.

Ranbir Puar: Founder, Spirituality For Reality Inc & TEDx Speaker

Ranbir Puar’s journey was born of a deep desire to transform despair into destiny. Her passion for empowering others led to the development of Spirituality for Reality Inc., an organization that focuses on integrating mind, body and spirit to instill positive self-image in children and adults.

Elaine Tan Comeau: Founder, Easy Daysies & 2014 Canadian Mompreneur of the Year

Mother of three, wife and teacher, Elaine Tan Comeau is the 2014 Canadian Mompreneur of the Year, recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence in Business, Award in Teaching Excellence, and she is the CEO/Founder of one of Dragons’ Den favorite pitches, Easy Daysies.

Bobs & Lolo: Songwriters, Authors, Children’s Entertainers, Entrepreneurs

Bobs & LoLo are three-time JUNO nominated singer-songwriters and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series – Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo. Recently named Canada’s Favourite Kids’ Entertainer in a nationwide poll by CBC Music, this dynamic duo is dedicated to connecting children to nature with music, movement and make-believe.

Erin Treloar: Founder, RAW Beauty Talks

Erin has interviewed over 200 women from across North America including Olympic gold-medalist, Jamie Anderson and Grammy award-winning artist, Colbie Caillat for RAW Beauty Talks, a special series that features women without make-up, Photoshop or filters.

Sabrina Furminger: Journalist

Sabrina Furminger is the pen behind Reel People, a weekly column in Vancouver’s The Westender newspaper covering the local film, television, and web series scene. Her books include 2011’s The Healer, as well as Men of Science Fiction, a collaboration with celebrity photographer Dennys Ilic.

Connect to Joy at Leading Moms 2015!

Interested in a morning of inspiration, connection, tears and laughter? Take some time out for you, for your head and for your heart! Join us at the 2015 Leading Moms event on September 25th.

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Mi-Jung Lee: Leading Moms 2015 Keynote

Mi-Jung Lee is an award winning reporter and anchor for CTV News Vancouver.

Leading Moms 2014 Overview

Last year, 150 moms were treated to a day filled with stories from mothers making a difference in the arts, fashion, culture, business, science, media, politics and more.

Missed Leading Moms last year? Watch the video to get an idea of what the day was really like.

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Alexandra T. Greenhill at Leading Moms 2015

Alexandra T. Greenhill is a mom of three and a physician tech CEO and co-founder of myBestHelper

Samantha Reynolds at Leading Moms 2015

In 2011, Samantha Reynolds pledged to write one poem a day to try to “be present” and not miss the fleeting first year of her son’s life. Her popular poetry blog, was featured in ‘O’ Magazine and has sparked a movement of people around the world to slow down and savour their lives.

Jessie Farrell at Leading Moms 2015

Jessie Farrell is a Juno and CCMA award winning recording artist best known for her hit singles “Let’s Talk About Love” and “Fell Right Into You.”

Bonnie Foley-Wong at Leading Moms 2015

Bonnie Foley-Wong is the founder of Pique Venture Management Inc., an impact investment firm, and is the founding investor of Pique Venture Investments (VCC), a BC-based early-stage impact fund investing in Leadership Diversity, the Creative Economy, and Social Technologies.

Amy Robinson at Leading Moms 2015

Amy Robinson started the not-for-profit LOCO BC in 2009 to connect, support and promote local businesses while advocating for increased local spending by consumers, businesses and institutions.

Tara Hungerford at Leading Moms 2015

Tara Hungerford is a filmmaker with a portfolio of award winning documentaries, music videos and short films.

Morgane Oger at Leading Moms 2015

Morgane is the chair of the Trans Alliance Society, a non-profit organization advocating on behalf of transgender and gender-variant persons in BC. Additionally, she sits on the DPAC executive committee of the Vancouver Board of Education and on the City of Vancouver LGBTQ2+ Advisory Committee.

Comfort Ero at Leading Moms 2014

A teacher, writer and master storyteller, Comfort uses her artistic talents to enrich the community with her interactive stories through drama, song, poetry, and story-telling in English and French. She has told stories and conducted workshops in hundreds of Canadian schools and community centres. She has written many books; Kokodiko the Dance Monster is her latest work. Comfort has received many awards as a teacher, performing artist and community worker both in Nigeria and Canada. She uses her artistic talents to discourage discrimination and bullying in schools and to share her African heritage. The Canadian community has benefited immensely from her contribution to education through the Arts.

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