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Women of Distinction Spotlight: Norma Mc-Donald Ewing

The world needs people who spend more energy on making a positive difference and less energy passing judgement on others choices and circumstances.

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Women of Distinction Spotlight: Marsha Jaworski

In order to be great at something, you must be willing to fail. Just keep starting over and over again. AND Health care providers must invest in their own health first.

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She Talks Profile: Savoy Howe

Savoy is the head coach and founder of the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Canada’s first female-owned and trans-positive boxing club. Savoy has been honoured with a CAAWS Breakthrough …

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She Talks Profile: Alysha Brilla

Alysha has been making music since she was a child. She loves producing music and is grateful to have released songs from her heart to some …

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Women of Distinction Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Drew

Our team so enjoyed meeting this spunky, lighthearted, and well-loved local radio host in 2014. Since then, she’s stayed engaged in our work and an …

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Women of Distinction Alumni Spotlight: Michele Braniff

The broad strokes of 2014 Women of Distinction winner Michele Braniff range from art to politic, and have one unified theme: she is always looking …

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