human rights

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...

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...

Aug 06 2012

Lesley Lewis

Lesley Lewis interview with Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

CEO, Ontario Science Centre

Lesley Lewis is the CEO, Ontario Science Centre, one of the world's first interactive science museums. Lesley discusses her journey to success, why it is important for women to achieve not only in science and technology, but in all fields, and why inspiring other women is important to her. 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...

Jan 14 2012

Tara Uzra Dawood

Tara Uzra Dawood, founder, LADIESFUND, interview on Extraodinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President, Dawood Global Foundation & LADIESFUND

Tara Uzra Dawood is President of Dawood Global Foundation and serves on various boards and Advisory Councils of eminent organizations throughout the world, particularly those focused on the rights of women and children. She’s a recognized world authority on women entrepreneurship. She was the first female CEO of a publicly listed financial institution in Pakistan, which she founded with Asian Development Bank; Tara grew her company to become an industry leader in managing Mutual Funds with top payouts for its unit holders. more...

Dec 05 2011

Caroline Riseboro

Vice President, Public Affairs for World Vision Canada

Caroline Riseboro is the Vice President, Public Affairs for World Vision Canada. In this role, Caroline provides leadership to the Government Relations, Advocacy and Public Relations divisions. more...

Dec 04 2011

Rosemary McCarney

Rosemary McCarney, Plan Canada, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President/CEO, Plan Canada

Rosemary McCarney is the president & CEO of Plan International Canada Inc. She discusses the Because I am a Girl nation-wide initiative to empower girls. more...

Sep 04 2011

Allison Harvey

Allison Harvey, 10,000 Toys for Haiti, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, 10,000 Toys for Haiti

Allison Harvey is the founder of the not-for-profit organization, 10,000 Toys for Haiti. 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

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...