Shannon Ward and Diana Stirling are the authors of Babyproofing Your Business, teaching entrepreneurs how to build wildly successful businesses without sacrificing themselves or their families. These moms, entrepreneurs and change-makers have figured out that work-life balance is a myth and redefining success is the key to living an amazing life. They have been extensively quoted, listed and ranked since they tore down their 7-figure business and rebuilt it on a new business model called Pretirement that earns them freedom, financial gain and fulfillment.
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By Leading Moms — 5 years ago
Dr. Carol Friedrich-Fong is the Program Head and an instructor in the Biotechnology Department at BCIT. Carol has been an educator in the field of Microbiology and Biotechnology for 10 years.
In addition to the Biotechnology majors, Carol has taught nursing, environmental health and nuclear medicine students. Carol is also involved in yearly high school outreach workshops that expose students to biotechnology as a possible career choice. She enjoys seeing the excitement in the students when they understand the amazing future possibilities and diversity of biotechnology, and when they see beyond the “biotech in the news”. However, Carol feels it is just as important for her students to think critically about the social, ethical, environmental and economic consequences of such fast moving technologies.
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By Leading Moms — 4 years ago
Jen Schaeffers is the Executive Director, CKNW Orphans’ Fund and Founder, NetworkinginVan.com. With over 12 years experience in sports marketing, including roles with Intrawest and the Vancouver Canucks, Jen left the corporate world in 2011 to pursue philanthropy full time.
Organizations she has been involved with, both past and present include: Women Leaders in Non-Profit, Women’s Leadership Circle, The Minerva Foundation for BC Women and Ronald McDonald House BC.
In 2014, Jen was recognized as a finalist in the community building category for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and awarded the TELUS ‘Women of Promise’ Award. She is a mentor and frequent public speaker on topics such as networking, non-profit and leadership.
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By Leading Moms — 4 years ago
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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