Did you know that Leading Moms is this Friday? You can be among an audience of other women taking part in a day filled with stories from moms making a difference in the arts, fashion, culture, business, science, sport and more. You’ll hear personal journeys in motherhood in a mix of performance, video and intimate talks delivered straight from the heart.
Check out some of our speakers below as they talk about this year’s theme, childhood. Hear some special moments and feelings from their childhoods that shaped who they are today.
When: Friday, September 23, 2016
Where: Vancity Theatre, Vancouver
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.
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.
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.
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.
Heather Maxwell Hall is a Vancouver-born-and-raised writer and journalism school grad who loves the arts, her little family, and the Pacific Northwest. She cultivates good vibes by going on long walks, taking pictures, and discovering new things.