Other, Startup

Launch of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea

Fondation Montréal Inc., in collaboration with Montréal-based Universities, is organizing the second edition of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea presented by the National Bank. The challenge was established to ignite a passion towards entrepreneurship within our university communities, to stimulate friendly competition between universities and to strengthen the relationship between students and the business… Read More Launch of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Startup, Technology

Diversity Is Just the Start: Startups Need to Encourage Inclusion

Inclusion extends beyond diversity – what makes individuals unique. It is the act of putting all of these differences together to create a more valuable and meaningful whole. Diversity and inclusion are equally important in the workplace. The words are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Diversity means “differences” – religion, race,… Read More Diversity Is Just the Start: Startups Need to Encourage Inclusion

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Startup

Unleash the Power Within: A Tony Robbins Experience

© picture taken from Tony Robbins Facebook page I recently got back from a 4-day seminar with Tony Robbins. Actually, I got back from 4 days with 14 000 other attendees, hundreds of volunteers, many successful guest speakers AND Tony Robbins. Why? Because just like all the people in the crowded, loud Prudential Center (home… Read More Unleash the Power Within: A Tony Robbins Experience

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle

How to Accelerate Feminism in the Millennial Era

As evidenced by the millions of women around the world marching on January 21, 2017, the transfer of political power in the United States inspired a moment of pause and reflection for women worldwide. As a female executive, entrepreneur, lecturer and mother of two little girls, recent historical events have led me to think more deeply about… Read More How to Accelerate Feminism in the Millennial Era

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Startup

Lessons Learned from the Early Years of Parenthood and Entrepreneurship

Having recently completed my first year as a parent and my fourth as an entrepreneur, I can tell you the journey thus far has been more of a roller coaster than a victory lap. That being said, in both cases, these years have by far been the most exciting and infuriating, the most rewarding and at times soul-crushing, and… Read More Lessons Learned from the Early Years of Parenthood and Entrepreneurship

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Startup

Meet Cindy Charles: Entrepreneur, TV host and Co-Producer of Couch Talk

About a year ago, I had the chance to be featured on a show called “Les Divas du Divan” which is the French version of Couch Talk. When I learned more about the show, I realized that the Founder, Cindy Charles and I had something in common – Through her show, she empowers women and inspires others… Read More Meet Cindy Charles: Entrepreneur, TV host and Co-Producer of Couch Talk

Business, Inspiration, Startup, Technology

The Chic Geek: Building a Community of Women in Tech

At LORI.biz, we’re all about getting more women to consider entrepreneurship as a career parth. A couple years ago I had a chat with Kylie Toh, Founder of Chic Geek (a Calagary based initiative) and realized that her organization and ours have a lot in common. I thought I’d share with you what they are doing and… Read More The Chic Geek: Building a Community of Women in Tech

Events, Startup, Technology

Montreal New Tech Wants You On Their Mosaic!

A few months back, Credo published a Startup Report with raw statistics among which you could read that 80% of Montreal startups are men founded. In that sense, Montreal Newtech has been deploying a diversity strategy in line with its mission of featuring and fueling Montreal’s tech startup community. First, with Startup Mosaic, meant to encourage… Read More Montreal New Tech Wants You On Their Mosaic!