Her Business Stories

Cheryl Noronha Sheadence

Cheryl Noronha of Sheadence

Cheryl Noronha is the founder of Sheadence – a natural, nourishing and restorative body care line that combines ingredients from her blended family heritage. Sheadence products contain zero chemicals or preservatives, and only unrefined butters. Cheryl’s obsession with natural butters started during her third trip to Ghana, and she has been hooked ever since. Though…

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Justine Levenberg of Sportball Vancouver

Justine Levenberg of Sportball Vancouver

Justine Levenberg was the winner for our 2020 Award of Merit, recognizing her efforts as a successful franchise owner with Sportball Vancouver. Justine brings over 15 years of experience in owning and operating a family-focused, non-competitive sports company for kids, which reached a big milestone of over $1million dollars in revenue in 2019. Her passion for business is…

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Nicole de Larzac product consulting

Nicole de Larzac Consulting Inc.

Nicole de Larzac is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member, a product development and marketing coach, and is dedicated to helping women create successful product businesses so they can live a life of freedom beyond the 9 to 5. Nicole does this primarily through a comprehensive program that she created, called the Product Launch Lab, providing full support, coaching and done-for-you services from idea…

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Tonia Jahshan - maker, Sipology by Steeped Tea

Tonia Jahshan of Sipology by Steeped Tea

It all started with a cup of tea. In just ten short years, Tonia Jahshan, with her family by her side, has made premium loose-leaf tea the daily norm, by turning tea lovers into business owners through her direct sales company, Sipology by Steeped Tea Inc. Her journey started in 2006 with a mini vacation to a Halifax bed…

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Carmen Darley of Carli D Collective

Carmen Darley of Carli D Collective

Carmen Darley operates Carli D Collective, an outlet for her own artistic creations and a space for her to inspire acts of everyday artistry through her creative boxes. A self-taught artist, Carmen opened her business in 2016 as a hobby to support her own mental wellness and to help her cope with her journey to become sober after…

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Nita Tandon founder of Dalcini Stainless

Nita Tandon of Dalcini Stainless

Nita Tandon is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member who began her company Dalcini Stainless in 2015, and since then has received numerous awards, including our 2016 Startup Award. We connected with Nita to find out more about her journey… What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? The truth is, I didn’t set out to become an entrepreneur. I simply…

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Smart Sweets founder Tara Bosch

Tara Bosch of SmartSweets

Tara Bosch is the CEO of SmartSweets, a company she began after her love affair with candy turned into an unhealthy relationship with food, and she ultimately experienced the negative effects excess sugar has on our health. Tara tried to eat less sugar, but that only led her to crave candy even more, sparking her…

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Collen Dyck of Gorp Clean Energy Bars

Colleen Dyck of GORP Clean Energy Bars

We’re excited for you to meet Colleen Dyck, Founder of GORP Clean Energy Bars. Behind every successful female entrepreneur is an amazing work ethic, passion, and a support system to keep them going; once you get to know Colleen, you’ll love her as much as we do! Oh – and did we mention how AMAZING her…

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Laurie Frankline of Unique in the Creek

Laurie Franklin of Unique in the Creek

Laurie Franklin is the winner of our 2020 Startup Award, recognizing her success as a new entrepreneur under 4 years in business with Unique in the Creek. Laurie is the creative visionary, inventor and CEO of Unique In The Creek (UITC) wreathing boards. After battling 3 spinal surgeries, Laurie was told she couldn’t return to her 25 year…

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Reema Rafay of Arbonne

Reema Rafay of Arbonne International

Reema Rafay is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member, and National Vice President and Independent Consultant with Arbonne, where the company mission is to empower women to love themselves as they are and to create a massive community of heart centered influencers who are excited to transform their lives and pay that blessing forward to others. Reema’s Words…

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Neetu Godara of SoCIAL LITE Vodka

Neetu Godara is the Co-Founder of SoCIAL LITE Vodka, the first unsweetened pre-mixed drink in North America. The brand pioneered a new category of unsweetened drinks in the RTD segment that is now exploding across Canada. After 10 years of marketing various food and beverage products at Pepsico Canada, Neetu saw an opportunity for disruption in the RTD…

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Brandi Leifso of EVIO Beauty

At the age of 21, Brandi Leifso was living in a women’s shelter when she founded the concept for Evio, a Canadian clean beauty company that is redefining luxury beauty to be kind, conscious and affordable. Evio’s line of cosmetics and skincare products are affordable, inclusive, vegan, cruelty-free, toxin-free, gluten-free and paraben-free, and are ethically and consciously produced. Evio’s mission is to…

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Grace Moores of Jolly Bark

Jolly Bark designs punny products for gardeners and plant lovers. All items are reusable to bring countless smiles, not clutter, to our lives. Jolly Bark was created from a love of gardening, founded in 2019 by Grace Moores. The Jolly Bark line includes t-shirts, tote bags, mugs, tea towels, hand soaps and candles. jollybark.ca   |…

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Stef & Katie of Welo Probiotics

Stef, Katie and Jack met while studying business at McMaster University. After personally experiencing the benefits of probiotics, Stef was determined to find a way to incorporate this gut-friendly benefit into everyday snacks and beverages. Founded with love in Toronto, all of Welo’s (short for we love) products are made in Canada using clean, plant-based,…

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Heba Malki of Domilya Group

Heba Ahmed Malki of Domilya Group

Heba Ahmed Malki is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member who has been part of our community since 2011. Both her and her husband Rachid run their home renovations company domilya GROUP together, and Heba is also a consultant with Sendout Cards as well as the winner of our 2019 Award of Excellence. We connected with Heba to find out more about…

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Patsy Commisso of MCC nutrition and fitness

Patsy Commisso of MCC.fit

Patsy Commisso is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member and the owner of MCC Fit, where Patsy and her team offer a variety of solutions for your optimal health including for weight loss, disease support, athletic performance, stress management, healthy kids and female hormone support. Their programs include amazing nutrition plans, fitness programs and wellness supports, designed to get…

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Jennylyn Pringle of Fusion Mineral Paint

Jennylyn Pringle is a proud mama and spirited entrepreneur. She grew three internationally selling brands before the age of 30, all while juggling the role of a single mother to her beloved 4-year-old-son, Taylor. But the path to success has not been without its challenges. At 23, she took over the family business, Homestead House Paint Co.,…

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Carrie Ismail - Hand to Heart Jewelry

Carrie Ismail of Hand to Heart Jewelry

Carrie Ismail is the owner of Hand to Heart Jewelry. After working for almost 15 years in social services, trying to grow her small business and be present at home for her 2 daughters and husband, Carrie was always seeking more of a work/life balance. She wanted more AND less. More flexibility, more creativity, more time with her family,…

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