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Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, public speaker, and television personality. She is the author of six books, including "I Am So the Boss of You: An 8 Step Guide to Giving Your Family the Business," released in March 2013 by McClelland Stewart imprint of Random House. She is also the author of, "Shut Up and Eat: Tales of Chicken, Children & Chardonnay." Her books will soon be available on Audible.com and have been translated into Chinese and Indonesian.
She is a feature writer for Sympatico.ca in their parenting, travel and auto sections, and is also a columnist for the Huffington Post (Canada), ParentsCanada, Dabble Magazine, Metro News Canada and GoodLife. She regularly contributes to national magazines such as Canadian Families, Disney Playhouse, and Oh Baby. She is a parenting correspondent for CTVNewsChannel, and appears on shows such as CityLine and The Marilyn Denis Show.
Kathy is the only two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada Award for Excellence in Humour, and is the 2010 recipient of the Mississauga Arts Award for Established Literary Arts.
She has over 18 years of corporate marketing experience with CIBC, Royal Bank, Telus and Coca Cola Foods. She is the Chief Family Advisor for Presidents Choice Financial, and has also acted as corporate/media spokesperson/social media consultant for many other companies, including Procter & Gamble, Research In Motion, Pfizer and LeapFrog Toys.
Kathy is a board director for the Mississauga Arts Council and has also served on the board of the Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee for the past five years. She is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Writers Union of Canada, and the Travel Media Association of Canada.
She lives with her husband and four kids in the Toronto area while helping moms laugh about their lives.
Kathy Buckworth's Speaker Programs:
- Mother Of Reinvention: Changing Careers and Lifestyles Post-Parenthood
- Forget Balance, It's All About Blend: Work, Life, and Everything In Between
- It's Only Work If You'd Rather Be Somewhere Else: Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do
- Transcending the Medium: Taking Your Off-Line World On-Line and In Print
- Twitter is for Girls: Top Ways to Engage Women in Social Media
- Balance Should be a Four Letter Word: Overcoming the Work/Life Balance Myth
- Connecting 101: There's a reason the word "Work" is in Network
Kathy Buckworth's Testimonials:
"Kathy is a pleasure to work with - professional, witty and dedicated. We could not have found a better fit for our campaign, and would not hesitate to engage her again or recommend her for similar work." Optimum Communications.
"Kathy Buckworth was an excellent choice to be the moderator of the Indigo Kids Round Table session held in October 2009. She was professional and her ability to successfully segue into various topics while retaining the audience attention was outstanding and played a key role in the overall success of the event. We have worked with Kathy on various programs, and continue to do so because of her sincerity, professionalism and engaging personality that adds value to each of our programs. We'd be more than happy to work with her again!" MS&L Worldwide
"I would be pleased to recommend Kathy for any speaking engagement. She is personable, warm and quickly engages the audience with her sense of humour and honesty. She talks about situations with which we are all familiar and has an innate ability to tell it as it is, without offending anyone or making you feel defensive. It is her ability to laugh at herself that endears you to her. She has a very relaxed style and you can tell that she is grounded in who she is and what she wants out of life" Founder - Company of Women
"Kathy gave a clear, practical presentation to our Women in a Home Office group. She clearly understands the importance of networking and promoting our most important element of our business... ourselves. If you simply follow her practical tips, your business has to be more successful." Women in a Home Office
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