Trey Anthony dreams a bigger dream [video]

Trey Anthony is the creator and star of the ground-breaking production, ‘da Kink in My Hair, which had its start on the stage and later debuted in 2007 on Global Television – and has touched many women’s lives. She is the first Black woman to write and produce a television show on a prime time [...]

What Good Friday doesn’t mean to me

There is nothing bad about having a day in our calendar called Good Friday. Friday happens to be my favourite day of the week. Today is a special day observed around the world, filled with symbolism and celebration. I will celebrate, too, but it has nothing to do with religious observance. In today’s Globe and [...]

Tonight’s guests on Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV

      Up next on Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV Disco Queen/filmmaker Claudja Barry, and artist Vivian Reiss TORONTO, March 25, 2013 – Tonight on the next episode of Extraordinary Women TV, host Shannon Skinner sits down with special guests Disco Queen, Claudja Barry, best known for her hit song Boogie Woogie Dancin’ [...]

Inspired leadership: women who lead by example

When I was younger, I did not see myself as a leader, but I never saw myself as a follower, either. Rather, I marched to the beat of my own drum — as I still do today. Throughout my school years and early adulthood, I resented authority figures – those in a leadership capacity who [...]

Special guests tonight on Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV

      Special guests for tonight’s episode of Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV Fashion designer, Linda Lundstrom; and Vanessa Matsui, actress/founder of Crankytown TORONTO, March 18, 2013 – Tune-in to Rogers TV Cable 10 & 63 in Toronto/Scarborough tonight at 7:30pmET for the next episode of Extraordinary Women TV when host Shannon Skinner [...]

Thank God I am a woman

International Women’s Week is upon us whereby women, and many of the men who love us, are celebrating the joys of womanhood around the world. Now, in all this hoopla and hype, I need to come clean on something. In case you did not notice, I am a woman. Your first clue might be that [...]

What I’m doing to celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is around the corner, as it is celebrated annually on March 8, and over the course of the week, around the world. Here’s how I will be celebrating…. I will be speaking at the Annual Women in Business Luncheon, Wednesday, March 6 (not exactly on IWD, but close enough), 10:00 am – [...]