Victoria Turner is a certified executive coach, entrepreneur and an expert at helping professional women to get out of their own way.
Victoria believes that we are the biggest obstacles standing in our own way of the successes we desire at work and in life. No matter what the outcome may be: drive sales, a promotion, close a deal, lead a new team, increase confidence, self-promote, etc. The details around us will not change; it is how we choose to navigate them that can.
Rona Maynard was Editor of Chatelaine through a decade of growth and innovation in which she proved to a new generation of readers that “my mother’s magazine” was now their magazine too. In the face of relentless competition from American niche magazines, she met every bottom-line benchmark as she made Chatelaine the meeting place where women could inspire one another, whether they were just starting out in their careers or embarking on mid-life reinventions.
Lisa Mattam is widely recognized as a dynamic leader, inspiring speaker and consultant to business professionals across the globe. As founder of a management consulting firm specializing in Leadership, Organizational Development and Strategic Process, Lisa has been quoted on management and leadership issues in a variety of media sources, such as The Globe and Mail and BNN.
In his hometown of Wrightsville, Georgia, Walker played football and basketball and competed in track and field. He scored a record-breaking 85 touchdowns and led the football and track teams to state championships. Meanwhile, he maintained an A average, was valedictorian and became the nation’s most sought-after player.
Hamlin Grange is a prime example of the Canadian Immigrant Story. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he immigrated to Canada at the age of 10 and was raised in Toronto by his mother. Like so many immigrants, she had gone ahead to Canada to pave the way for “a better life” for her family. Hamlin attended Central Technical High School in Toronto, was a member of Canada’s National Junior Track and Field Team, competed for Canada in Europe and the United States and was a Canadian junior record-holder for the 400M hurdles for several years. He competed in the 1976 Montreal Olympics Trials. Awarded an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Colorado, Hamlin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with minor studies in African American Studies and Research Methodologies.
Eddie LeMoine a Canadian-born international author, keynote speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer, he specializes in leadership, employee engagement, stress management, safety and the psychology of success. Through his inspiring stories, great sense of humor and genuine care for people, Eddie easily connects with-and motivates-audiences all over the world. Eddie’s unprecedented success is due to his powerful ability to close the gap between business results and personal development. He inspires greatness in corporations by inspiring greatness in individuals.
Dr. Sima Samar is probably one of the most selfless leaders on the world stage today. Dr. Samar fled Afghanistan in 1984 after her husband was arrested and killed during the Soviet invasion. Since then she has been fighting for the rights of women and children suffering under Soviet repression and subsequent Taliban rule. In 2003, Dr. Samar was appointed chair of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission. In 2002, she received Canada’s prestigious John Humphrey Freedom Award and in 2004 the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.