The Read

 
Raise Her Up: Jess Tetu

Raise Her Up: Jess Tetu

A serial entrepreneur with a dedication to philanthropy, Jess Tetu is also a public speaker who has been making an impact on her community since the age of 15 years old. Read more to find out how she has become a national award-winning philanthropist and successful entrepreneur. "I'm not successful...

6-minute read
7339 Kilometers Apart on Mother’s Day

7339 Kilometers Apart on Mother’s Day

Long-distance relationships are hard—and we’re not just talking about facing kilometres apart with our significant others. We’re touching base with two of our dual-citizenship team members, Leah and Esther, who happen to spend Mother’s Day apart every year. Let’s hear their stories.
4-minute read
Raise Her Up: Lourdes Juan

Raise Her Up: Lourdes Juan

Lourdes Juan has an entrepreneurial spirit running through her veins. Find out what inspired her to hustle from a young age and how she’s using her leadership skills to fight the food waste epidemic in our communities.
2-minute read
Raise Her Up: Maya Gohill

Raise Her Up: Maya Gohill

Painter and illustrator by day and award-winning interior designer by night, Maya Gohill is a creative power woman whose work can be found around all corners of the world. Read more to find out who and what inspires her creative process and how she turned her unduly passion into a...
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Shelley Spaner

Raise Her Up: Shelley Spaner

Shelley is a woman of all trades: radiologist, partner, board director, health program founder, country music fan and tennis enthusiast (the list goes on!) Find out how she’s empowering women to close the gender gap when it comes to health and wellnes.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Jennifer Mehalko

Raise Her Up: Jennifer Mehalko

Jennifer Mehalko has been an interior designer for over 15 years, a movement teacher for nearly 10 years AND launched her first lifestyle collection just over 2 years ago! Hear about her journey growing her new dream in her hometown.
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Teresa Clouston

Raise Her Up: Teresa Clouston

Contributing to the leadership and growth of ATB, Teresa Clouston, Executive Vice President of Business and Agriculture, thrives on seeing others succeed. We had the chance to hear her experiences as a leader in one of Alberta's most successful organizations.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Jessica Janzen

Raise Her Up: Jessica Janzen

Jessica Janzen is a force to be reckoned with. After losing her six-month-old son to a rare disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, she started her own foundation, Love for Lewiston, and has raised over $620,000 to date. She’s also a social media trailblazer, business owner and mother of three.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Martha Jamieson

Raise Her Up: Martha Jamieson

Martha is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Servies at the Edmonton branch of DDB, one of the world's leading advertising agencies. With more than two decades of experience in her field, Martha is a creative force who gives her all to the clients she works with.
2-minute read
Raise Her Up: Nancy MacDonald

Raise Her Up: Nancy MacDonald

Nancy is a natural leader with a curious mind who has helped to shape how Edmontonians move with and interact with the city. As the Vice President of Urban Planning for the Edmonton-based global design firm Stantec, Nancy is passionate about creating better and more livable cities.
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Kendall & Justine Barber

Raise Her Up: Kendall & Justine Barber

In 2012, Kendall and Justine took a leap of faith by quitting their career jobs to start Poppy Barley. More than learning how to run a successful and nationally recognized business, they have learned how to listen to themselves.
3-minute read
Raise Her Up: Jill Griffiths

Raise Her Up: Jill Griffiths

Jill has worked as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist in Edmonton since 2006, and currently practices at the Pacific Center for Reproductive Medicine. In addition to her day job, she is a mom of four children aged 5-11 and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University...
6-minute read