social entrepreneur

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...

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...

Aug 07 2011

Jody Steinhauer

Jody Steinhauer, Bargains Group, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Founder, President & Chief Bargain Officer, The Bargains Group Ltd.

Jody Steinhauer is the Founder, President and Chief Bargain Officer of The Bargains Group Ltd., who used her skill and innovation to build a socially conscious, multi-million dollar business. She is based in Toronto. 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

Janet King

Janet King, kids.now, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President & Founder, kids.now

Janet King is the president & founder of kids.now, a national group mentoring charity based in Toronto. more...

Jun 26 2011

Christine Cirka

Christine Cirka interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Transformation Coach & Founder, Essence fo Success Inc.

Founder of Essence to Success Inc., a Certified Transformation Coach, Certified Passion Test Facilitator and Canadian Ambassador for Connected-Women.com. She is also the contributing author to Marsh Engle's book "Amazing Woman What's Your Story?" more...

Jun 26 2011

Anne Day

Anne Day, Company of Women, interviewed on ExtraordinaryWomenTV with Shannon Skinner

Founder & President, Company of Women

Anne Day is the founder and president, Company of Women, an Canadian organization dedicated to help support, connect and promote women– both professionally and personally. Anne Day has run several charities, was the editor of a national parenting magazine, and worked for government, but always the focus has been on women and children. A 'social entrepreneur,' Anne has been instrumental in the start of numerous programs and organizations, and has won several awards. She is the author of Day by Day." more...

Jun 01 2011

Rumeet Toor

Rumeet Toor interviewed by Shannon Skinner on ExtraordinaryWomenTV

President, Jobs in Education & Founder, The Toor Centre for Teacher Education in Kenya

Rumeet Toor is a social entrepreneur, advocate for education and president of Jobs in Education. Over the past five years, she has contributed to school building initiatives in Africa and South America. more...