Traveling to India? Here’s expert advice

SHANNON’S TRAVEL BAG: travel tips for women Shannon Skinner’s Q&A with expert on India travel, Vikas Abbott from Vasco Travel, based in Delhi.     As I pack my bags for India, my excitement is growing by the minute about my upcoming visit to this vast, colourful and diverse country that I have longed to […]

Photos from Indo-Canadian Women’s Achievements IWD event

I received these additional professional photos taken at the event I spoke at last weekend, celebrating Indo-Canadian women’s achievements for International Women’s Day. I wanted to share them. That’s me pictured (below) with the Consul General for India, Mr. Akhilesh Mishra and his lovely wife, Reeti Mishra (seated); and standing in the back are Bhavna […]

A night celebrating Indo-Canadian women

I had the opportunity to speak last night at the Indo-Canadian Arts and Culture Initiative’s (ICACI) gala celebrating International Women’s Day and the achievements of Indo-Canadian women. I got a traditional dress for the evening, which I must say, was a hit! It was great to meet The Hon. Dr. Kellie Leitch, Canada’s Minister of Labour […]

Girlfriend Spring Weekend Getaway at Horseshoe Resort

Grab Your Girlfriends for a Spring Weekend Getaway Gather your besties for a weekend of fun, food, fitness, wine tasting, dancing and bonding with your best gal pals. Introducing a girls’ only weekend trip at Ontario’s Horseshoe Resort on April 17-19th. It includes an opening Women, Wine & Chocolate reception, four fitness classes, Gourmet Breakfast, workshops hosted […]

Upcoming event celebrating Indo-Canadian women

I am honoured to be a guest speaker on March 18th at this fabulous gala celebrating Indo-Canadian Women in the Greater Toronto Area, in support of the Indo Canadian Arts & Culture Initiative.…/indo-canadian-arts…/ Shannon

This International Women’s Day, letbe Thankful for the UN

On this International Women’s Day, I am thankful for the United Nations and its important work around the globe. The United Nations, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, touches the lives of every woman — and in every aspect of her life. I recently had the privilege of visiting the United Nations European Headquarters […]