Powerful, successful, and intelligent. Need we say more? These five fabulous women are our go-to for everything lifestyle, and if you're not following them, you should start!
The bestselling author of Ecoholic, Ecoholic, Adria is the writer of the practical and feisty ecoholic column at NOW Magazine since the spring of 2004. She has covered a wide range of topics from greening up your food choices, finances, to detoxing your home, office and school. With a degree in Anthropology and Politics from the University of Toronto, she deiced to tackle the issues that were closest to her by becoming a journalist, graduating with a degree from Ryerson. Strong-willed and passionate, her accomplishments don't stop there.
Not only have you seen her face in print, chances are you've probably seen her on television and heard her on the radio too. She's been a regular on CBC's The Marketplace, The National, CTV's Canada AM and The Marilyn Dennis show. Wow, is there anything this woman can't do? You can check out her column at ecoholic.ca.
At 26-years old, Pauleanna Reid is nothing short of impressive. Her accomplishments as a writer are only the tip of the iceberg, holding titles such as published journalist, motivational speaker, and a new Canadian author. (Her new book, Everything I Couldn't Tell My Mother, was released in March 2014.) Her sole message to women is to fight for the things that are important to you, and to be unapologetic about who you are. It's be a long road for Pauleanna to get to where she is today, and with this we're honoured to recognize her as one of the finalists for the #29DaysofHope contest launching this June.
Erica Diamond is one of Canada's leading experts in Lifestyle, Entrepreneurship, Parenting and Balance. She is the Editor-In-Chief of WomenOnTheFence.com, an award-winning blog known for posts covering women, interviews, and blogs for mothers. Her blog is syndicated to 2 million monthly viewers—yeah, it's amazing. This super successful woman is also a weekly parenting correspondent on Global TV, and most recently founded the new Global Get off The Fence Movement, inspiring women to achieve their goals and commit to thrive in their lives. We can easily say that we're all on board, Erica!
On top of that, in 2012 her site was named Forbes Magazine's Top 100 Sites for Women, and winner of the Canadian Weblog Awards. It seems that Forbes can't get enough of this woman because she's been named one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Business on Twitter. She's an unstoppable force in the industry and has become every woman's best friend.
Balancing the demands of a foodie, Abbey Sharp is a true multi-tasker as a registered dietician, avid food writer and blogger, and founder of Abbey's Kitchen Inc. Abbey is also a celebrity hostess for food events like the Delicious Food Show, and is even the star of her own food webisode series called “Abbey's Kitchen”.
Her media outlet, Abbey's Kitchen Inc. has gained a reputation as one of the most trustworthy sites for everything you hungry consumers need to know! You can find restaurant reviews, local food events, and healthy recipes that you can make at home. You can join in on her adventures at abbeyskitchen.com. You can like her at Facebook.com/AbbeysKitchen, and make sure to get your healthy fix of foodie pictures from her Instagram, Twitter and Pintrest @AbbeysKitchen.
Nadia's story started with her love for music in her early teen years. She then knew she could pursue her love for music through writing. Her early career started when she covered the Examiner.com's live music scene in Toronto, while also contributing to Don't Believe a Word I Say, a website run by Bob Segarni. Teaming up with Mark Munroe, she then got the opportunity of a lifetime when she got involved with Addicted Magazine, a chance to put her music knowledge and skill to the test!
She's becoming one of the top entertainment bloggers to turn to, and when she's not running from concert to concert she gets to indulge in her other interests like fashion and beauty, sharing all the hottest cosmetic and fashion tricks everyone needs to know. It's safe to say we're all Addicted to knowing what's next in entertainment world and we have the team of Elkharadly-Munroe to thank for that.