Challenging every step of the footwear industry with Poppy Barley’s Justine and Kendall Barber
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
3d ago
When they realized that the average garment gets worn 7 times before being tossed and the fashion industry is responsible for 10% of global greenhouse emissions, Justine and Kendall Barber, co-founders of Poppy Barley, a Canadian slow fashion company focused on quality, sustainability and ethical production decided to create a new kind of luxury in fashion. And that they did — today, the brand is thriving and meeting the needs of consumers in search of responsible accessories. Kendall has always been committed time to giving back to the community, as a member of the 1000 Women Advisory Committ ..read more
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Advocating for body diversity on air, with Breakfast Television's Meredith Shaw
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
1w ago
Meredith Shaw, recently appointed co-host of Breakfast Television, is a multitalented personality with a passion for inclusivity. Her diverse professional background spans broadcasting, music, and fashion, and Meredith's journey is a testament to breaking barriers and creating transformative conversations. This week, we re-air this conversation with Meredith, where you’ll learn about her extensive career, from singer-songwriter to her life-changing role in radio, and how she's captivating audiences every morning as she wakes up the nation with her signature wit and warmth on TV.  But Mere ..read more
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Defying critics and shattering ceilings for all women, with BDC's Isabelle Hudon
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
2w ago
Isabelle Hudon has consistently shattered expectations and proven skeptics wrong throughout her impressive career in the corporate world. As the President and CEO of BDC since August 2021, the first woman to occupy the role, Isabelle has not only held jobs that many doubted were within reach but has also excelled in them, leaving a trail of achievements from her time as Ambassador of Canada to France to her leadership roles at Sun Life Financial. Isabelle's tenure at BDC is marked by her relentless drive to put development at the forefront, significantly enhancing support for Canadian entrepre ..read more
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Supporting Black Entrepreneurs in Canada, with FACE’s Tiffany Callender
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
2w ago
This week, my guest is Tiffany Callender, a community developer and social entrepreneur whose work has profoundly impacted Montreal's Black community over her 16-year career. As the youngest female Executive Director of one of Quebec's oldest Black organizations, Tiffany was named among the 100 most influential people of African descent under 40 in 2020. In 2021, she spearheaded the creation of the Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE) for which she is CEO, where she set up the $160 million Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund in collaboration with Canada’s federal government. In this co ..read more
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Where creativity and sustainability meet, with Birch Babe CEO Kelsey Irvine
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
2w ago
Kelsey Irvine is part of the mother/two-daughters trio behind Birch Babe, a Canadian skincare brand that's making waves in the natural beauty industry. Kelsey's career is a blend of creativity, commitment to sustainability, and a keen eye for storytelling. With a background in commercial advertising and documentary directing, she has a unique ability to craft content that looks good and connects on an emotional level. Kelsey isn't just about making things look pretty; she's deeply invested in making a difference. Her work as an Oscar-nominated producer highlights her dedication to narratives t ..read more
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Supporting Black Entrepreneurs in Canada, with FACE’s Tiffany Callender
The Brand is Female
by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
3w ago
This week, my guest is Tiffany Callender, a community developer and social entrepreneur whose work has profoundly impacted Montreal's Black community over her 16-year career. As the youngest female Executive Director of one of Quebec's oldest Black organizations, Tiffany was named among the 100 most influential people of African descent under 40 in 2020. In 2021, she spearheaded the creation of the Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE) for which she is CEO, where she set up the $160 million Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund in collaboration with Canada’s federal government. In this co ..read more
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Where creativity and sustainability meet, with Birch Babe CEO Kelsey Irvine
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
1M ago
Kelsey Irvine is part of the mother/two-daughters trio behind Birch Babe, a Canadian skincare brand that's making waves in the natural beauty industry. Kelsey's career is a blend of creativity, commitment to sustainability, and a keen eye for storytelling. With a background in commercial advertising and documentary directing, she has a unique ability to craft content that looks good and connects on an emotional level. Kelsey isn't just about making things look pretty; she's deeply invested in making a difference. Her work as an Oscar-nominated producer highlights her dedication to narratives t ..read more
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From restaurant owner to online golf and empowerment expert, with Kerry Maher
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
1M ago
In March 2020, Halifax-based Kerry Maher's world turned upside down with the closure of her restaurant. Facing uncertainty, she was inspired by her mother's question, "Now what?" Opting for action, Kerry reached out on Facebook Live, unsure if anyone would join her for a workout. Leveraging her background as a Golf Pro and Fitness Instructor, Kerry’s leap of faith sparked an incredible journey. From her living room to her garage, Kerry has built a daily ritual where more than 200 women gather to share in gratitude and exercise. It's a narrative not just about staying fit, but about forging con ..read more
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Owning up to life's messy bits, with Drybar's Alli Webb
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by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
1M ago
Creating a successful business is a formidable journey on its own, but what happens when you have to let go of it because your life is unravelling at the seams? This guest has a remarkable story to share, so good that we are re-airing a recent episode featuring Alli Webb, the visionary founder behind Drybar, whose iconic blowouts have graced the locks of Hollywood's elite, from Zooey Deschanel to Julia Roberts. Alli's achievements are nothing short of astonishing. She's been celebrated in prestigious publications like Fast Company, Fortune, Marie Claire, and Inc., and she's penned a bestsellin ..read more
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From restaurant owner to online golf and empowerment expert, with Kerry Maher
The Brand is Female
by Eva Hartling, The Brand is Female
1M ago
In March 2020, Halifax-based Kerry Maher's world turned upside down with the closure of her restaurant. Facing uncertainty, she was inspired by her mother's question, "Now what?" Opting for action, Kerry reached out on Facebook Live, unsure if anyone would join her for a workout. Leveraging her background as a Golf Pro and Fitness Instructor, Kerry’s leap of faith sparked an incredible journey. From her living room to her garage, Kerry has built a daily ritual where more than 200 women gather to share in gratitude and exercise. It's a narrative not just about staying fit, but about forging con ..read more
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