activism

Feb 03 2014

Whitney Wilson

Whitney Wilson interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Fundraiser, John Howard Society of Toronto

Fundraiser, John Howard Society of Toronto, Whitney Wilson is on a mission of bringing yoga and meditation into prisons across Canada. more...

Feb 03 2014

Tina Petrova

Tina Petrova interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Filmmaker, Speaker

Award-winning filmmaker, Tina Petrova, is also a motivational speaker and advocate of healing chronic pain. more...

Sep 21 2013

Mehrak Mehrvar

Mehrak Mehrvar interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Women's Rights Advocate/Social Entrepreneur

Women's rights advocate and social entrepreneur, Mehrak Mehrvar, talks about her unique social enterprise dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs in Cambodia, and her women's rights advocacy work around the world. more...

Nov 19 2012

Kelli Kieley

Kelli Kieley interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Film Producer

Canadian film producer, Kelli Kieley, talks about her new film, Between the Lines. more...

Nov 18 2012

Kelli Kieley test

Kelli Kieley interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Film Producer

Canadian film producer, Kelli Kieley, talks about her new film, Between the Lines. more...

Aug 07 2012

Sarena Parmar

Serena Parmar interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Actress

Sarena Parmar is a Canadian actress and emerging playwright. more...

Jul 03 2012

Dana Florence

Dana Florence interview with Shannon Skinner on ExtraordinaryWomenTV.com

Co-Founder and Executive Director, THREE TO BE

Dana Florence is the co-founder of THREE TO BE, an organization inspired by the birth of her triplets who -- all three -- were born with cerebral palsy. more...

Jun 14 2012

Laura Serra

Laura Serra interview with Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, Paws for the Cause/society columnist The Globe and Mail

Laura Serra is the founder of Paws for the Cause, an organization dedicated to helping our canine friends - using fashion!. She is also the society columnist for The Globe and Mail, and works in the world of PR as a day job. more...

Jan 16 2012

Keiley Abbat

Keiley Abbat interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Owner, Small Wonders Pets/animal welfare advocate

Keiley Abbat, animal welfare advocate and owner of Small Wonders Pets supply store based in Toronto, provides some tips on how to have a healthy relationship with your pets. more...

Jan 14 2012

Beverley Wybrow

Beverley Wybrow interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President/CEO, Canadian Women's Foundation

Beverley Wybrow is the president & CEO of the Canadian Women's Foundation, Canada’s public foundation designed to raise and grant funds to meet specific needs of women and girls across the country. Since 1991, Canadian Women’s Foundation has invested more than $35 million in support to over 1,100 community programs for women and girls across Canada. It is now one of the ten largest women’s foundations in the world. more...

Aug 08 2011

Kelly Drennan

Kelly Drennan interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, Fashion Takes Action

Kelly Drennan is the Founder of Fashion Takes Action, a national non-profit organization that works with fashion based businesses to help them become more sustainable. more...

Aug 07 2011

Kelita Haverland

Kelita Haverland, singer/songwriter & human rights advocate, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Singer/Songwriter & Human Rights Advocate

Kelita is a singer/songwriter and human rights advocate. She is a five-time Juno Award nominee, Entertainer of the Year and gave a young performer her break who eventually went on to superstar status - Shania Twain. more...

Jun 26 2011

Marina Nemat

Marina Nemat interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Memoir Author, "Prisoner of Tehran" & Human Rights Advocate

Marina Nemat is the author of the popular memoir, "Prisoner of Tehran" and the follow-up "After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed." more...

Jun 26 2011

Laura Reinsborough

Laura Reinsborough, Not Far from The Tree and environmentalist, interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, Not Far From the Tree

Laura Reinsborough is the founder of Not Far From The Tree, a not-for-profit organization that harvests fruit from trees around the city of Toronto. more...

Jun 26 2011

Gail Nyberg

Gail Nyberg, Daily Bread Food Bank, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank

Gail Nyberg is the executive director of Daily Bread Food Bank, leading Canada’s largest food bank in the fight against hunger and poverty. She is based in Toronto. more...

Jun 26 2011

Jasmeet Sidhu

Jasmeet Sidhu, Huffington Post, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Journalist, Human Rights Advocate & Huffington Post Blogger

Jasmeet Sidhu is an award-winning Canadian journalist, writer, human rights advocate and Huffington Post blogger. Jasmeet's focus is on diversity, gendered violence, youth engagement, and the media and pop culture. more...

Jun 26 2011

Emily Hunter

Emily Hunter, Eco-Huntress, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon S

Eco-Journalist

Emily Hunter is the daughter of Greenpeace’s founding president Robert Hunter, journalist, environmental activist and author of "The Next Eco-Warriors." more...