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WIL Empowered Official Launch

May 2019

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WIL Talk #11 Dr. Rachel Corradetti-Sargeant, ND

On April 8th, 2021, we had a discussion with Dr. Rachel Corradetti-Sargeant, ND. Dr. Rachel was destined for a career in Naturopathic Medicine – she’s a part total science nerd and part no-holds-barred health nut. Her recent focus is on both sides of the fertility spectrum - either women looking to try to conceive or women coming to the end of their fertile years. We got tips from her experiences in helping women of all ages and stages about menopause and hormonal changes. It is a discussion you wouldn't want to miss!

WIL Talk #10, Ashley Houston, Blogger & Influencer at Nashville Wifestyles

We had a discussion with Ashley Houston, blogger and influencer at Nashville Wifestyles. Ashley was voted one of the Top 9 Bloggers in the SouthernUnited States in 2020. During our conversation she shared her stories about her battles with mental health and the impact it has on her daily life, being a high impact momprenuer, and showing up as your full and authentic self always!!

WIL Talk #9 Kimberly Kingsley, Author, Teacher, Licensed Counsellor

March 11th, 2021

We spoke to Kimberly Kingsley, author, teacher & licensed counsellor as she shared her work on "Brain state" and Being in "Flow". She took us on a journey to learn more about living with a higher vibration and how our current environment is a gift.

Vicki Bradley: On Resilience and Being in Alignment

March 5th, 2021

On Power, Purpose, Play's new podcast "The Midlife Reinvention", Kavita interviews Vicki Bradley who graciously shares her views on the importance of resilience and being in alignment with yourself, and so much more.

WIL Talk #8 Kathy Jo Van & Stacey Felzer, Empowering Women Mentorship program

February 25th, 2021

We spoke with 2 very special guest, Kathy Jo Van and Stacey Felzer.  These 2 ladies have had an incredible career individually and now collectively. In 2020, they combined forces and created the Empowering Women Mentorship program. Utilizing their own experiences in business and their collective network they saw the need for women to have strong and diverse mentors. Join us to learn more about the importance of mentorship and how to find the right mentor. Watch this session to better understand what steps you can take in finding your next mentor.  To learn more about their program, please visit their website.

WIL Talk #7 Tosca Reno, a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and international best-selling author

February 11th, 2021

We had a discussion with Tosca Reno, a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, a New York Times, Amazon, and International best-selling author, fitness expert, and motivational speaker. The originator of the Eat Clean Revolution, for the past two decades, she has helped millions of followers lose weight, become healthy, and live their best lives with the Eat-Clean Diet ® . Tosca's mission is to inform and inspire women to nourish their mind, body, and soul using the principles of the Eat Clean® lifestyle. Tosca will share her stories of resilience and why reinvention is such a beautiful thing. This is a podcast you will not want to miss! For more about Tosca, please visit her website!

The Leaders Who Care by Dynamis Group

February 10th, 2021

Listen to the episode with Vicki Bradley, Founder and CEO of Women in Leadership Empowered, to:
✔️ Learn about the various aspects of a culture of care,
✔️ Discover how to take ownership in any situation,
✔️ Find inspiration to overcome any struggle by adjusting your perspective,
...and much more!

WIL Empowered and Ryerson University "Breakfast Series" #3

January 5th, 2021

In this final session, we discuss with industry experts how to take action with respect to getting DEI and how to measure. During the fireside chat you will hear the importance of building new and modern systems to address systemic barriers, best practices on how to create a culture that is inclusive and diverse, and naming those individuals that fuel or sabotage the culture. If you are interested in learning more or joining one of our session please reach out to us at

WIL Talk #6 Adrienne Enns, Founder of May You Know Joy and author of “Intentional Days”

December 16th, 2020

On Dec 16, 2020, we had a discussion with Adrienne. She is a woman with a purpose and she shared with us why her passion is focused on Joy. Adrienne is the author of “Intentional Days’ a beautiful book reflecting on how to live each day with intentional purpose.

WIL Talk #5 Nasheen Liu, Partner & SVP, CIO Program Strategy, The IT Media Group

December 3rd, 2020

On Dec 3, 2020, we had a discussion with Nasheen Liu of IT Media Group, where Nasheen shared her story of agility, courage and resilience as she traveled from China as a young woman to 2 Continents, learned 3 languages and her ventures through 3 careers. Her stories will inspire and captivate you.

WIL Talk #4 Julie Hansen, Global Executive Advisor at Salesforce

November 19th, 2020

The Power of You with Vicki Bradley

November 17th, 2020

This talk was recorded November 17, 2020 during Beyond U Conference by Power Purpose Play. Is happiness after midlife a myth? ✨ According to the U-Curve of Happiness - a theory that our life satisfaction drops to its lowest point in midlife, and begins its recovery around age 50 - the answer is NO. ✨At Power Purpose Play we want to flip the script from midlife "crisis" to midlife reinvention. This is the time to fearlessly embrace all of our talents and creativity, to make midlife (and beyond) our best life. The Beyond U Conference will empower you to recognize your innate strengths and talents to embrace a life of renewed purpose - to go BEYOND the U you are today.

Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien Masterclass

November 5th, 2020

On Nov 5th,  our guests joined Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien, Founder and CEO of luxury skincare brand, NANNETTE de GASPÉ, for a virtual skincare masterclass and tutorial experience.

The session opened with a discussion on Nannette’s entrepreneurial journey into the world of beauty and introduce her luxurious, award-winning range of natural, high-performance, results-focused skincare products, and its highly patented ingredient delivery technology.

Attendees learned how to simplify their beauty routine with tips and techniques to keep their skin looking youthful, hydrated, and healthy while experiencing a hands-on class where they discovered how to do their own facial care at home. Nannette and her team walked us through each step, with an introduction to micro-needling and dry masking, and demystify some of the common misconceptions around skincare.

NANNETTE de GASPÉ, is a luxury, natural, lifestyle beauty brand bringing innovative, ground-breaking cosmetic solutions which truly benefit the skin. The brand launched in 2016 at Selfridges in London, followed by Colette in Paris, quickly growing into a cult favorite with exclusive distribution in top luxury retailers and spas around the world, including Barney’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Net-A-Porter, Holt Renfrew, Lane Crawford, Harvey Nichols, The Beverly Hills Hotel, plus several others. It has been dubbed the “disruptor in the beauty industry” by WWD and Vogue and has won multiple awards.

WIL Talk #3 Dr. Patty Ann Tublin, CEO & Founder of Relationship Toolbox LLC

November 2nd, 2020

On November 2nd, we spoke with Dr. Patty Ann Tublin, an internationally recognized relationship and communications expert. She has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox news, to name a few and is a best selling author of “Money can buy you Happiness: Secrets Women need to know to Get Paid What They Are Worth!” and “Not Tonight Dear, I’ve Got a Business to Run”.  Dr. Patty tells it like it is and has a global presence in making a difference. In this episode of WIL Talk she brought insight, humour and a matter of fact voice to support women in showing up. Watch this episode to learn more about tapping into your inner confidence.

WIL Talk #2 Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien , Founder and CEO of Nannette de Gaspé Luxury Skin Care Brand

October 14th, 2020

Our second episode of our Women Leaders Talk is dedicated to the beauty of each of us on the inside and the outside. We spoke with Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien, the Founder and CEO of Nannette de Gaspé Luxury Skin Care Brand– Nannette’s mission is focused on the inner beauty that wields the tapestry of our lives and the legacy we leave behind. It is her mission to help women feel beautiful from the inside out and uplift every aspect of their lives. Watch to learn about Nannette’s story that started in banking and eventually lead her to being a total disruptor of the luxury skin care industry.

WIL Talk #1 Purpose. Power. Play Founder Kavita Ahuja Interview

October 6th, 2020

Introducing our virtual speaker series Women Leaders Talk where we interview successful, empowered women on how they overcome adversity, build resilience and confidence to achieve success in their careers and in their lives. Watch our first episode from October 6th.  Our first episode is dedicated to the importance of understanding your own power, purpose and why play is so vitally important. We spoke with Kavita Ahuja, Founder of Power.Purpose.Play – a global platform that helps women recognize their unique talents and strengths to achieve personal growth. Find out how Kavita helps women identify their superpowers and how she found her purpose.

Building the new normal in corporate: Acting today for a strong, diverse future

September 2020

How To Develop a Growth Mindset

August 2020

The Growth Movement

July 2020

TuskHub's third segment of the Growth Movement featured Vicki Bradley on the topic of “Curiosity”!

Fireside Chat

June 2020

WIL Empowered and Ryerson University's Ted Rogers Information Technology School of Management host the first of a 3-part breakfast virtual series on "Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable" in building a strong diverse future.  Our fireside chat features Sudevi Gothi Partner and Legal counsel at Pallot Valo, Charles Lewis VP and CTO Telus Health, and Jennifer Laidlaw Inclusion Partners CIBC.

WIL Empowered Official Launch

May 2019

After spending a year in beta test mode, conducting research and a year at Red Hat an open source technology company, it's finally official "Women in Leadership Empowered" is born and virtual for global participation. We gathered over 50 women to come together to connect, learn, grow all while forging new relationships in building our thriving community.

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