Paulina Cameron, Author
Paulina is an impact-driven leader, working in the spaces of entrepreneurship, youth, and gender equality, as well as the author of Canada 150 Women. She believes we need diversity of leadership, and that we need to celebrate the incredible work of female role models in Canada.
As Director of the BC & Yukon division of Futurpreneur Canada, she leads a team that has supported the launch of over 1,300 new businesses across BC & Yukon. The founder of Young Women in Business, she serves on the Government of Canada’s Expert Panel on Youth Employment. Paulina has won an Alliance for Women’s Top 100 International Women Award and the inaugural Wendy McDonald Award from the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Farah Nosh | Select Photography
Farah Nosh is a Canadian photographer who has worked across North America and the Middle East. Her work has appeared in leading publications including The New York Times, TIME, and Newsweek, and it has been exhibited internationally. She has won awards and acclaim for her portraits of civilians and refugees in war-torn Iraq, Lebanon, Afghanistan, and Damascus; and she has photographed extensively within the Haida Nation. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White, Page Two | Book Production
Page Two Founders Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White love to nurture talent and to demystify the publishing process for their clients. Before launching Page Two, Jesse and Trena held key positions at several prominent publishing houses, where they cultivated bestselling books and helped build successful literary careers. Highly respected throughout the industry, with a combined thirty years of experience, Jesse and Trena’s complementary skills and shared excitement about publishing innovation are the heart of Page Two.
Pina N. Belperio | Transcription
Pina is an Apple ACMT/ACiT certified technician, technical writer, and digital marketing specialist.
Zoe Grams, ZG Communications | Public Relations
ZG Communications is a full service marketing agency dedicated to promoting ideas that can transform the world. Prior to founding ZG Communications, Zoe managed marketing campaigns for national and international clients at PR agencies in London and Vancouver, in addition to providing publicity to award-winning authors at D&M Publishers, at the time the largest independent publisher in Canada. She has arranged nationwide tours for leading authors; launched challenging social justice initiatives; and secured hundreds of media opportunities for clients. While earning an MA in Philosophy, she was responsible for managing and redesigning two culture magazines, both of which won national magazine awards during her editorship.
Katie Jeanes | Website
Katie Jeanes is a senior digital marketer who specializes in paid media and marketing analytics. She leads the digital arm of Pinstripe Media, an Australian media company with a dedicated focus on small business, startups and personal finance that engages more than 2 million monthly users across its brands and media platforms. She also teaches digital marketing at General Assembly's Sydney campus. Born and raised in North Vancouver, Canada, she currently resides in Sydney, Australia.