humanitarian

May 04 2014
The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain discusses the importance of philanthropy and giving back, and about her foundation and her passionate focus on early, healthy childhood development. more...

May 04 2014

Roxanne Joyal

Roxanne Joyal interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Co-CEO, Me to We

Me to We co-CEO, Roxanne Joyal, chats about this innovative social enterprise that empowers young people to actively participate in international development. more...

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...

Nov 30 2013

Joelle Adler

Joelle Adler interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

CEO, Diesel Canada/Founder, OneXOne Foundation

CEO, Diesel Canada & founder, OneXOne Foundation, Joey Adler discusses her life as a true visionary entrepreneur and humanitarian, seeking to reinvent the business of philanthropy through ground-breaking sustainable models. 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 02 2012

Rachael Smith

Rachael Smith interview with Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, Yard Sale for the Cure

Rachael Smith is the founder of Yard Sale for the Cure, a unique fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Foundation. In this interview, Rachael discusses her journey from having had breast cancer to how she got the idea for Yard Sale for the Cure, and why it's important. 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...

Dec 15 2011

Martha Deacon

Martha Deacon interviewed by Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, The Townships Projects

Martha Deacon is the founder and CEO of The Townships Project, created in late 1998 in response to then President Nelson Mandela’s challenge to do something about the poverty in his country. The Townships Project, a Canadian registered charity, has worked for 13 years with local microfinance organizations in South Africa to extend small loans to start or expand small businesses, always exploring how to make these loans more effective in the fight against poverty. 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...

Sep 04 2011

Nelofer Pazira

Nelofer Pazira interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Owner, Kandahar Films

Nelofer Pazira is an author, actor, filmmaker and humanitarian. She directed and performed in the critically-acclaimed feature film "Return to Kandahar." more...

Aug 21 2011

Jeanette Arsenault

Jeanette Arsenault interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Singer/Songwriter, Recording & Performing Artist

Jeanette Arsenault is a Canadian singer/songwriter, recording and performing artist. more...

Aug 09 2011

Ellen Campbell

Ellen Campbell interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President/CEO & Founder, Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness

A survivor of childhood sexual abuse with a long road to healing, Ellen Campbell, President/CEO & Founder of the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness (CCAA), translated her own recovery into hope for others. She opened a recovery bookstore in downtown Toronto and developed a conference centre for adult survivors going through recovery. 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

Kim & Madison MacGregor

Kim McGregor, I Think She's Amazing movement, interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, I Believe She's Amazing movement / Spoksperson, Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Kim MacGregor is the Founder of the I Believe She's Amazing grassroots "feel good" movement & spokesperson for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Madison MacGregor is also a spokesperson for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, who lives with CCF - and one of the most inspiring and courageous young girls in Canada. 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

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

Getrude Matshe

Humanitarian Getrude Matsche, Africa Alive Foundation, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, Africa Alive Education Foundation

Founder, Africa Alive Education Foundation that supports several schools, community building projects and feeding programs for children in Zimbabwe. She is committed to educating the world about the plight of the 17 million AIDS orphans in Africa. more...