Maralee Caruso
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
2y ago
On this episode of The Power to Achieve, we sat down with CTV News Anchor Maralee Caruso! We talked about her 2-hour job interview from a parking lot (with really good cell reception), her most memorable news assignment when she was chawed by security guards in front of the Legislature Building, her love of school, and her relationship with her parents growing up. She also talked about what a typical day looks like for her and how fortunate she was to connect with other women in the newsroom, including Sylvia Kuzyk ..read more
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Mandy Shew
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
2y ago
On this episode of the Power to Achieve, we bantered with Mandy Shew, half of BOUNCE Mornings with Beau and Mandy on Winnipeg’s 99.9 BOUNCE FM.  We talked about her podcast with Tyler Magz, the “Magz and Mandy Show & Tell”, how she knew she wanted to be an on-air personality, working her way up radio to a morning show on BOUNCE, her rescue dog Balto (who she thinks might be part wolf), and advice for anyone looking to get into her profession.  ..read more
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Tyler Magz
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
2y ago
On this episode of The Power to Achieve, we had our own Afternoon with Tyler Magz, host on 103.1 Virgin Radio. We talk about what school was like in Transcona for little Tyler at Joseph Teres School, his amazing on-air positivity, how he phones his mom every day after work, who his “work wife” is, a ..read more
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Nolan Bicknell
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
Today our guest is Nolan Bicknell. Nolan has been with The Winnipeg Foundation since 2014. He joined the Foundation fresh out of college, via a work-placement through the Creative Communications Program at Red River. He is the producer and host of The Foundation’s podcast, BeCause & Effect and he produces content for social media accounts, videos, and the Working Together Magazine. We talked to Nolan about the impacts COVID has had on him, Fast Pitch, the best advice he's ever been given, and tips he has for storytellers and creators who are looking to get into the business! BeCause & ..read more
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Chrissy Troy
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
On this week's episode of The Power to Achieve we sit down with Co-Host of the Ace Burpee Show, Chrissy Troy! We talked to Chrissy about what she knows about learning disabilities and ADHD, what school was like for her growing up, her radio journey, and she treats us to her spot on Cher impression ..read more
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Dr. Sam Hiew
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
Dr. Sam Hiew is the founder of ADHD Girls, a platform where she speaks about ADHD in women and girls. She's also a Communications Specialist with a PHD in Cancer Research. We sat down with Sam to talk about her experience living with ADHD and her new program 'Communicating Your Value' where she helps neurodivergent women (like herself) communicate their value in the world of work. It was a pleasure to talk to Sam about her ADHD journey, make sure to check out her youtube channel - youtube.com/c/ADHDgirls ..read more
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Allie Jaynes
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
This week's episode of The Power to Achieve is with CBC Producer Allie Jaynes! Allie was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 36 (under a year ago) and she says her diagnosis suddenly made her entire life make sense. She also learned of the myths and stigmas surrounding ADHD and why so many people, like Allie, go undiagnosed for most of their life. It was a pleasure to get to talk to Allie about her journey and "Very Allie" the audio documentary on the Doc Project! First Person CBC Article: https://lnkd.in/ePATwHS ’Very Allie’ : https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1883584579804 ..read more
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Raj Patel
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
This weeks guest is Raj Patel. He is the Vice President of Commercial Financial Services at RBC. He is also the Chair of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. We were first introduced to him through one of our board members, and in true Winnipeg fashion, it didn't take long for him and Karen to realize that they knew each other! He actually grew up just down the street from Karen ..read more
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Mark Buzan
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
This week we sat down with Mark Buzan! Mark is the Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada. He stepped into the role of ED in July of 2020! We talked about what it was like starting a new job in the middle of a pandemic, what he knew about learning disabilities prior to joining LDAM, and their upcoming conference taking place on May 28th! We are giving away 10 tickets to the conference! All you have to do is visit www.ldamanitoba.org and fill out the form to enter ..read more
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Thomas Schneider
The Power to Achieve
by LDAM Website, Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
3y ago
In a special bonus episode, we sat down with Thomas Schneider of Tommy's Pizzeria on Corydon! We talked about Tommy's La Pizza Week entry, his exciting pizza career that began at the age of 15, the World Pizza Champions, and more! Tommy's Pizzeria: https://www.tommys.pizza/about-us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tommysoncorydon/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TommysOnCorydon/?eid=ARCDGincqYE_y_jfFc7vu--h6Gz_Ssns6HABor9uWuU3Y3uWaSnx5Pow6xkCsl-j_1fnKdDcs_PcK9Cr ..read more
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