Super Hero Line up of Speakers/Presenters from our first year Thursday November 3rd, 2016

Be Your Own Super Hero!  Women's Leadership Conference included:

Dawna Kinnunen - Entrepreneur and Chief Inspiration Officer of  Yes You Can Employment Consulting and Accessibility North.  An Athena Award Recipient,  Dawna will be speaking about FISH Philosophy to build Super Hero leaders and positive workplace culture in your own business.                       *** Click here to view and listen to Dawna's presentation.

Sandra Hodge - Community Arts Educator, Owner and Author of ‘Clay it Forward’ and her new social enterprise, Great Lakes Basin & Splash Tile Inc. Sandra is a lifelong learner and advocate of literacy and the arts in making communities stronger and safer places.  Promoting written, verbal and social language and communications skills, Sandra believes creativity lives within every Super Hero.                                     ***Click here to view and listen to Sandra Hodge's presentation.

Joyce McComiskey-Claridge - Regional Vice President at Primerica Financial Services with over 20 years as a licenced professional, running a successful business.  Joyce will speak about the hidden Super Power of Generational Wealth and Succession Planning and why it's important to you and your business.

Lisa Carricato - Mental Health Educator / Sault College MH initiative with Canadian Mental Health Association.  Lisa will speak about workplace stress affects on mental health, recognizing symptoms and what to do to keep your mental health operating at peak Super Hero performance.

Julie Hryniewicz - Wellness Director at Mane Street Salon and Spa's Wellness Centre empowering women to positive health, fitness and wellness.  An inspirational speaker, adult educator and workshop leader for over a decade, author of ‘Whole Living’ (2009 – DVD), ‘Natural Balance: How to Energize, Heal and Simplify Your Life’ (2006 – Book) and ‘What Happened to my Tires?’ (2004 – CD).   Julie is an alumna of the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference and a Yellow Rose Recipient from the Sault Ste. Marie Chapter of Zonta and a weekly columnist of 'This Rocky Life'.  Julie will speak about using your Super Powers of visualization and goal setting while utilizing your breath to achieve your dreams.

Peggy Lauzon - MBA, CEO, Business Advisor, Consultant, and Professor, at The Aberdeen Group Incorporated.  Peggy brings a wealth of knowledge, first-hand experience and solutions to speak about the Super Power of having the support you need to ensure your business is up to date and financially healthy so you can  direct your focus and energy on what you do best and running your business.                          ***Click here to view and listen to Peggy Lauzon's presentation.

​​Katherine G. MacRae - Organizer of Be Your Own Super Hero!  Women's Leadership Conference, former Publisher/ Owner of Our Homes Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma magazine, Entrepreneur, President & Coach of SuccessBiz Women's Network, Founder/Organizer of Ride for the Cure,  Athena Award Recipient, former President of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce, Workshop Leader, Corporate Trainer, former Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and other non traditional trades and too many jobs and experiences to remember.  Katherine will speak on the Super Power of Networking, Cleaning it all up, and the painful, but inevitable CRASH & BURN of trying to do it all without the necessary foundational and supportive environments to Be Your Own Super Hero!

Past Event Speakers

Inspiring the Super Hero in You!