2016 Speaker Line Up

Announcing this year’s diverse list of Leading Moms speakers.

Tara Teng

TV host, Miss World Canada 2012 & Human Rights Activist

Tara Teng is a TV host, Miss World Canada 2012, a human rights activist, and works with various organizations around the world to combat gender-based violence and human trafficking.
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    Erin Treloar

    Founder, RAW Beauty Talks

    RAW Beauty Talks is a non-profit organization promoting the mental and physical health of girls through self-esteem building educational sessions, public events, and media campaigns.
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      Ranbir Puar

      Founder, Spirituality For Reality Inc & TEDx Speaker

      Creator of Spirituality for Reality Inc., an organization that focuses on integrating mind, body and spirit to instill positive self-image in children and adults.
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        Nicole Oliver

        Actor, Director, Producer

        The award-winning voice behind Princess Celestia and Cheerilee in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Zoe Trent in Littlest Pet Shop.
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          Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

          Registered Psychologist & Bestselling Author

          Huffington Post parenting blogger, author of the best-selling book Discipline without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up, founder of The Wishing Star Developmental Clinic.
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            Elaine Tan Comeau

            Founder, Easy Daysies

            2014 Canadian Mompreneur of the Year, recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence in Business, Award in Teaching Excellence, CEO/Founder of one of Dragons’ Den favorite pitches, Easy Daysies. Licensed owner, Mompreneurs Vancouver
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              Sabrina Furminger

              Journalist and Author

              The pen behind Reel People, a weekly column in Vancouver’s The Westender newspaper covering the local film, television, and web series scene.
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                Bobs & Lolo

                Songwriters, Authors, Children's Entertainers, Entrepreneurs

                Bobs & LoLo are three-time JUNO nominated singer-songwriters and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series – Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo.
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                  Rave Reviews

                  It’s not hard to feel in awe…. I am left with an extremely full heart and spirit, having met some amazingly resilient and strong women who have indeed figured out that balance for themselves.
                  Karolyn WoottonFeature Writer @ Networking in Van
                  [A] fabulous day full of inspirational words from successful women…. I’ll be there next year. I came home from the conference feeling refreshed and ready for big hugs from my girls.
                  Jenny LutesBlogger @ Ruminating Mommy
                  What I was looking forward to most about this event (and I am certain I was not alone) was hearing from other moms who are raising families, juggling work and living their dreams. I was not let down.
                  Melissa CarrBlogger @ The Thirties Grind