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Sandra is a professional Educator of 30+ years, an Academic/Career Consultant with Sandra Filetti Consulting, Mentor and a fervent Advocate. She is a subject matter expert on the topics of victim experience and intimate partner violence (IPV), and has been a victim advocate for the past 25 years. With a unique insight in the area of IPV, Sandra has developed and delivered presentations that educate the community on how to empower and support victims and their families. As a professional speaker, facilitator and mentor, Sandra has impacted and inspired a broad range of individuals and groups in the community. Ultimately, Sandra believes that education is the road to empowerment, moving forward, and coming out the other side.

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Deb is a Human Resources Professional with over 25 years of experience in various roles within HR. She has a passion for helping people to develop and reach their goals. As a mentor she enjoys guiding people through the process of self-development in an environment of mutual trust and learning from each other. We all have a journey, I am honoured if my journey and experience can help another woman on her journey and I can learn from her for mine. When women support each other, incredible things happen!

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I am Human Resources and Communications Leader with over 25 years of experience in corporate roles. One of the most satisfying aspects of my work has been the opportunity to coach and mentor others, particularly those early in their career or wanting a career change. I truly enjoy helping others uncover and express their unique gifts, so that they can achieve their goals. I was lucky enough to have some great mentors over the course of my career, and I will never forget the impact they had on me. I feel privileged to have this opportunity to share my experience and use my skills to help other women on their development journeys. Never underestimate the power of women supporting other women!



Sue has over 20 years in Sales Management leading, training and coaching within a dynamic and competitive target driven environment. She was fortunate to have extensive leadership and coaching training throughout this time and recognizes that helping others believe in themselves is their key to success.  Through a combination of empathy, encouragement and accountability she successfully mentored and coached Sales Consultants and Managers through unprecedented product, workplace and economic challenges.

She recognizes the importance of acknowledging the fear that comes with change and stepping outside one’s comfort zone.  Having faced and moved beyond many of the same issues that hold other’s back Sue has a deep desire to help women maximize their potential.



Vice President Customer Experience, Retail Executive, Empowering Leader, Passionate Philanthropist.

Niluka has dedicated her career to driving exceptional results in uncharted territories. She works passionately and empower her teams and mentees; together they continuously strive for excellence.

Niluka works with mentees to help them build careers, navigate difficult situations, balance career/home life and create a pay it forward mentality.



Personal Brand Mastery Strategist, Executive Coach.

The most powerful position to lead from is to know who you are. As a Personal Brand Strategist Dorothy works with leaders and mentees to make a conscious decision in how they show up. When they have this certainty it has them being more intentional and deliberate in everything they do.



CEO – Money Coach & Family Advisor at Money Mama.

Melanie created more wealth since she decided to take care of herself and put herself first! She has seen the shift in her finances and now wants to pass on what she has learned and show our mentees  how they can rise above money challenges too.

Melanie works with our mentees to help them organize their finances, empower women to make financial decisions and getting others to the next level.



VP Merchandising, Community Format, Thrifty Foods & Field at Sobeys. With her background in merchandising, small business and formal mentoring program at Sobeys.

Jana brings a wealth of experience to support our mentees.  She helps our mentees set achievable goals and developing healthy habits so they can live their best lives.



Janine is a Professional Engineer with over 5 years of experience in delivering effective presentations, communication, and leadership. She has 3 years of experience mentoring young women interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related careers and has had many mentors herself that have helped in her career and personal journey.

Janine has a positive outlook on life and is interested to share her experiences and inspire others to achieve their goals.



Fifteen+ years of corporate management and mentoring experience into a successful Career Management and Mentoring Company, focusing on Career Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Management Training, and Mentoring.

Even before launching her own coaching and mentoring business, Cecile served as a mentor and coach to several people. Coaching and mentoring for her is just a way of life, a natural talent that she uses to inspire, encourage, and motivate others to succeed.  She possesses a natural talent for engaging individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Cecile is a born leader and communicator, and her wit and light-heartedness help others see the joy in any situation. She is very charismatic, passionate, pragmatic, dependable, inspiring, and energetic.



As a senior manager of programming and special experiences, with 15+ years of experience developing learning activities, including 7+ years focusing on girls’ empowerment, I can bring a wide range of tools to support the advancement of YOUR goals. Having benefited from many transformative mentorship opportunities myself, I am committed to supporting others as a mentor – continuing the positive cycle of sharing learning and encouragement. With humility, and always as a learner too, I will work alongside you to build your path forward. Together we’ll celebrate how capable and confident you can be, and build bridges to support around you to maintain that feeling and trajectory from goal to goal to goal!

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Judy Adams is a personal growth coach and healthy workplace advocate, focusing on conscious leadership development and bigpicture strategy. Using her experience and intuitive skills, she supports visionary leaders to discover their true potential. To support her own journey of discovery, Judy is now a certified Happy for No Reason trainer.

In her 30 years of leadership experience, Judy has repeatedly built high-performing teams through clear strategic vision, emphasis on accountability, and the cultivation of honest relationships. She thrives on motivating executives to exceed business goals in customer-centric environments with a balanced focus on people, the planet & profit.

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Business Owner & Executive English-Language Consultant Heather has worked for over 30 years in adult education. Her experience includes teaching English and communication skills, studying music and performing, using brain science to adjust mindset and training culturally appropriate communication skills. She has lived and worked overseas and speaks Spanish, experiences which helped her to understand cultural and linguistic differences as well as issues related to immigration and displacement.

A single mother of an adopted child and business owner, Heather’s experience allows her to share and support her mentees in building confidence and clarity, achieving and maintaining a positive mindset and developing skills that allow them to move forward in their lives.

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If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of other women, we would love to hear from you info@courageinaction.org

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If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of other women, we would love to hear from you info@courageinaction.org

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If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of other women, we would love to hear from you info@courageinaction.org