Her Business Stories

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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Paola Girotti of Sugarmoon

Paola Girotti of Sugarmoon

Paola Girotti founded Sugarmoon in 2002 as she wanted to bring a fresh approach and natural solutions to the hair removal and beauty industry. She saw a niche in the market, having an up close and personal view of having sensitive skin and a lot of hair growth as a teen. It is her passion to help…

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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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Dr. Dina Kulik of Kidcrew

Dr. Dina Kulik of Kidcrew

Dina Kulik was our winner for The 2020 Award of Distinction, recognizing her success and leadership in the service industry as a successful business owner with Kidcrew. Dr. Dina Kulik is a mother, pediatrician and pediatric emergency medicine physician. She is the Founder and CEO of Kidcrew, a multidisciplinary clinic for children, providing a one stop for…

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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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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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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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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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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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