Ep. 62: Invent to Drive Social Change with Connie Stacey

Ep. 62: Invent to Drive Social Change with Connie Stacey

This week we are thrilled to have Connie Stacey on our podcast. 

Connie Stacey is the Founder of Growing Greener Innovations, a Canadian energy technology company creating engineering solutions towards a better energy future. Her mission through developing clean energy solutions is to help empower people and eradicate global energy poverty. Her patented technology has won several awards, including the Canadian Product Innovation Award in 2020. 

Tune in to this weeks’ episode to learn more about her journey of inventing technology to drive social change. 

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Ep. 61: Innovation and Impact with Audra Renyi

Ep. 61: Innovation and Impact with Audra Renyi

This week we are thrilled to have Audra Renyi on our show. 

Audra Renyi is the Founder of earAccess Inc, a social enterprise that connects people to the world through hearing in underserved countries by providing affordable and sustainable hearing loss solutions. She is also the Founding Executive Director of World Wide Hearing Foundation International. Audra Reyni has won the Governor General of Canada’s Innovation Award and was named a Heroine of Health at the WHO World Healthy Assembly in 2018 for her exemplary service and contribution. 

Tune in to this week’s episode to learn more about her journey to implement innovative solutions with a positive impact.

  • 00:00:45 Introduction of Audra Renyi
  • 00:01:56 Values she lives by
  • 00:03:59 Growing positive impact and social entrepreneurship
  • 00:16:14 Concept of Microfinancing
  • 00:27:27 Process of being efficient in business and capital
  • 00:34:42 Importance of international experience in the field
  • 00:44:30 Advice she would give her younger self
  • 00:46:12 End of discussion

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Ep. 60: Empower Your Voice with Lynn-Marie Angus

Ep. 60: Empower Your Voice with Lynn-Marie Angus

This week we are thrilled to have Lynn-Marie Angus on our show.

Lynn-Marie Angus is the CEO of Sisters Sage, an indigenous brand that handcrafts modern wellness and self-care products. She aims to create beautiful, Indigenous-inspired products that not only spotlight the rich culture but also advocate environmental sustainability and empower future female and young entrepreneurs. 

Tune in to this weeks’ episode to learn more about her experiences on how she aims to empower your voice.

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Ep. 59: Liberating Your Finances and Curiosity with Assel Beglinova

Ep. 59: Liberating Your Finances and Curiosity with Assel Beglinova

This week we are thrilled to have Assel Beglinova on our show. 

Assel Beglinova is the Founder of Minance, a company helping solopreneurs on simplifying their finances leading to revitalize the service of understanding finances better. She is also the Founder of Tea Club Toronto that aids founders in overcoming startup challenges.

Tune into this weeks’ episode to learn more about how she acts on curiosity and implements her proactive approach in prioritizing finances.

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Ep. 58: Striving for Excellence with Tyler Menezes

Ep. 58: Striving for Excellence with Tyler Menezes

This week we are thrilled to have Tyler Menezes on our show. 

Tyler Menezes is the Executive Director of CodeDay,  a company that aims to increase diverse Computer Science enrollment worldwide. He runs events to inspire low-income and underrepresented students to fall in love with coding in over 50+ cities. He is also recognized as one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30. 

Tune in to this weeks’ episode to learn more about insights on how to strive for excellence.

  • 00:00:54 Introduction of Tyler Menezes
  • 00:01:46 Values he live by
  • 00:05:17 Throwing it back to life journey
  • 00:11:30 Influence of accomplishments
  • 00:18:15 Major lessons learned leading to next chapter in his life
  • 00:27:21 Lessons learned from beginning of CodeDay
  • 00:29:43 Advice on concepts to become more efficient
  • 00:38:37 Motivation to move forward
  • 00:41:46 Significance of representation in Computer Science
  • 00:44:27 End of discussion

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