Her Business Stories

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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Adriana & Michelle of Tiber River

Adriana and Michelle are co-owners of Tiber River, where they believe that all decisions about business can be made with one goal in mind; to create happiness. To them, happiness entails carefully choosing ingredients that are good for you and our beautiful planet, curating products and sizes that make sense, thoughtfully distributing through channels that empower entrepreneurs,…

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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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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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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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Charlene Li of EATABLE Gourmet Popcorn

EATABLE Gourmet Popcorn Charlene Li and her husband, Vince, first bonded in a wine tasting class. As a health-conscious couple who also enjoyed exploring new snacks and culinary experiences, they were disappointed by the lack of clean, yet flavorful snacks on store shelves – many mass-market snacks and sweets often contained artificial ingredients. After perfecting recipes for over a…

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Karlyn Percil of The Success Planner

Karlyn Percil is a Certified Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Life Coach with particular focus on D​iversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.​ She is the Founder of The SisterTalk Group Leadership and Wellness Academy and Chief Executive Officer of ​KDPM Consulting Group INC. She is a former Bank Executive, who has dedicated her career to ​helping companies identify problem areas, known as “Elephant Stories,” that may…

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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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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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Jamie Berube WP Creations

Jamie Berube of WP Creations

Jamie Berube is a RevolutionHer™ Business Member, and the President and CEO of WP Creations — a company proudly owned by a woman and run by a team of women. WP Creations is a Canadian Franchise company that provides women the opportunity to work from home while pursuing their dreams of entrepreneurship, providing timeless, high-quality handmade keepsakes…

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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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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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Nikky Starrett of Pomp & Sass

Nikky Starrett is the founder of Pomp & Sass, a Canadian social enterprise. When the pregnancy with her daughter Fern cured her of a neurological disability, she had a second chance to live her best life, pain free. Her mission is “to be a positive influence in the world” as a way of being grateful. Now she’s…

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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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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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Carinne Chambers-Saini of Diva International, founders of The Diva Cup

Carinne Chambers-Saini of Diva International

Carinne Chambers-Saini is Carinne is the CEO and Co-Founder of Diva International Inc., and our winner for The 2020 RevolutionHer™ Award of Excellence, naming her as Canada’s 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year! Diva International is a company all about rebelling against the period status quo. Their signature product, The DivaCup, is a medical-grade silicone menstrual cup that…

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Three Farmers - Natasha and Elisia Vandenhurk

Natasha & Elysia Vandenhurk of Three Farmers Foods

Natasha Vandenhurk is CEO and one of the initial founders at Three Farmers Foods. She studied Economics at the University of Saskatchewan before partnering with three farmers from Southeast Saskatchewan to realize a dream of taking healthy wholesome foods to the marketplace. Elysia Vandenhurk is Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and one of the initial founders of Three Farmers Foods.…

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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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