Michael Majeed

Michael Majeed

Michael Shawn Majeed is a Toronto-based consultant and executive with more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Michael Majeed currently serves as a Senior Financial Consultant and Regional Sales Manager for a leading SR&ED tax credit firm, ARCK Innovative Consulting Corporation, in Markham, ON. Michael has…

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Parth Patel

Parth Patel

A self-described serial entrepreneur, 25-year-old Parth Patel is the co-founder and CEO of Tazwiz Inc., an online marketplace that enables users to connect with each other to complete task-based work. The initial platform under the name EMS (Employee Management System) was born in Patel’s Scarborough, Ontario bedroom in 2017. It…

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Karen Wallington

Karen Wallington

Modlocks founder and Noggin Oil Co founder Karen Wallington is a world renowned loctician (dreadlock practitioner) with a Red Seal Endorsement in cosmetology. She has over 20 years experience in the care, styling, and maintenance of dreadlocks for all hair types. Karen has built her brand so effectively that she…

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Mark Milliere

Mark Milliere

Mark Milliere trained for his career at the Ryerson University in Toronto. He earned his bachelor’s degree in 1988. His last year at Ryerson he began working for a new up-and-coming network known as TSN.(The Sports Network), which was a 24/7 all-sports network. After graduation, he began working for the…

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Lauralee Sheehan

Lauralee Sheehan

Lauralee is a design thinker, a digital addict, but above all an artist. With years of experience working in the creative and digital product development sector, Lauralee is a trailblazer in the digital space, pushing forward how creative and tech intersect. She has led dynamic creative and dev teams on…

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Amende Okojie

Amende Okojie

Make space for yourself, it is crucial to staying focused and being a great leader.   The internet has changed the way that we connect with one another, how we buy and sell products, and how we build communities. As a digital marketing and social media marketing expert with a…

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Stephanie Karasick

Stephanie Karasick

It’s important to recognize and understand your strengths and weaknesses, and surround yourself with the right people who can do what you aren’t good at. Appreciate the heck out of them.   Stephanie was born and raised in Montreal, and left shortly after getting her degree in Graphic Design. She…

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Kristin Cripps

Kristin Cripps

Follow your dreams. Look at what you want in life, why do you want it? Start planning the steps of what you need to make it come to fruition.   Kristin Cripps moved out at the age of 16 and was making $635 a month at a grocery store and…

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Calan Breckon

Calan Breckon

Slow down to speed up.   Calan Breckon is a Certified Personal Development Coach, writer, educator and host of the podcast “Discovering Your Truth Talks: Awesome Conversations with Inspiring People.” His main specialties are teaching gay men easy and manageable steps for dropping the shame, how to build more emotionally…

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Sheldon Barris

Sheldon Barris

Always look for a win for all sides. Stay away from situations that don’t involve everyone around you winning as well.   Sheldon Barris is a Toronto financier and the President of Jorlee Holdings Ltd., a private mortgage lending corporation that provides financing and lending for all types of construction…

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Cindy Chong

Cindy Chong

    It is commonly known that inequalities exist when it comes to women in STEM-related fields. Cindy Chong, a civil engineer from Richmond Hill in the Greater Toronto Area, does not fit this mold. As a child, Cindy enjoyed constructing structures and seeing how they worked. Her interest was…

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