We are not just entrepreneurs: we are deeply committed to building an inclusive community that supports positive social change. Together, we are stronger. Here is a collection of people and entrepreneurs who we love.
With Arunachalam Muruganatham, aka The Menstrual Man, Indian Summer Festival, July 16 2016.
With Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, writer and menstrual activist in New York, February 2016.
With a giant selfie stick! Oh, and our SheEO inaugural venture cohort! From left: Vicky Saunders, founder of SheEO; Sonia Strobel, co-founder of Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery; Ilana Ben-Ari, founder of Twenty One Toys; Toni Desrosiers, founder of Abeego Designs Inc.; and Nadia Hamilton, founder of Magnusmode. SheEO Purple Carpet Gala, February 2016.
With our SheEO women-led venture cohort: Sonia Strobel of Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery, Ilana Ben-Ari of Twenty One Toys, Nadia Hamilton of Magnusmode, Toni Desrosiers of Abeego Designs Inc., and our fabulous leader Vicky Saunders of SheEO, Purple Carpet Gala in Toronto, February 2016.
With Sir Richard Branson, Vancouver Board of Trade, June 2012.
With our fabulous friend Danielle LaPorte. She coached us back in 2008 and her fiery advice still rings true today! April 2012.
With Ghanan students and For Our Daughters documentary stars Gladys, Faiza, Fayudatu and Beatrice, at Lunapads. Spring 2011.
With I AM LOVE fashion designer Nicole Bridger at a Pads4Girls fundraiser, Vancouver 2013.
With AFRIpads co-founders Sophie and Paul Grinvalds, Kampala, Uganda, January 2012.
With Craig Kielburger of We Day, Me to We and Free the Children in Vancouver 2013.
“Make the Switch” video shoot, Spring 2012. Back row: Tracy Bymoen, Rahael Johannes, Tara-Lee Gardner, Christine, Monica Morong, M&S, Hilary Mandel, Tracey Rossignol. Bottom row: Leeta Liepins, Bonnie Foley-Wong (Pique Ventures), Christine Lakhbir Johel and M’s daughter Gigi!
With Moon Mysteries author and Red Moon Pathways founder Nikiah Seeds, just before Nikiah’s book launch party at Lunapads, 2012.
With our longtime friend, mentor and investor Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds, Fall 2014.
With artist Michael B. Maine, Spring 2015.
Breakfast conversations with mission-based peers – with Emily Murgatroyd, Louise Schwartz, Mike Rowlands, Denise Taschereau, Sarah White, Maggie Leithead, Doug Burgoyne, Donovan Woollard and Toby Barazzuol. Vancouver 2010.
With SVI-Women conference co-producers Emira Mears and Denise Taschereau, May 2013.
Welcoming Hillary Clinton to Vancouver with Vanessa LeBourdais, Emira Mears, Hilary Mandel and Lesley Hoffman, May 2014.
At Natural Products Expo West with Francine Chambers, co founder of The DivaCup. Los Angeles CA March 2012
With Globe and Mail South America Bureau Chief and international award-winning journalist Stephanie Nolen, Spring 2014.
With Dr. Christianne Northrup, women’s health pioneer and author of numerous bestsellers including Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, October 2010.
With Dragon’s Den rockstar entrepreneur and author Arlene Dickinson and Sexual Health Educator Jane Langton, Fall 2014.
With acclaimed Sexual Health Educator and media commentator Saleema Noon promoting G Day, Summer 2014.
Mentoring at The Crave Company’s Co-Storm Meet-up