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Jeanette Ramnarine

“In our 40’s, we begin to realize who we really are and who we are meant to be.”

Power Profile with Jeanette Ramnarine: At 40, Jeanette and her husband were put in a position, after he was laid off, to think about what they were passionate about and how they could work together to support their family. What emerged was a family business that allows them to prioritize what's most important to them and do work that doesn't feel like work.
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Michelle Osbourne

“I just woke up and said, ‘I’m going to be victorious.'”

Power Profile with Michelle Osbourne: Michelle was 38-39 when her marriage of 12 years ended sending her into a phase of self-discovery and self-exploration. During that time she met her current partner, relocated to be with her, giving up her high powered job and life in Toronto and moving to Quebec City without knowing the language. Michelle's 40s have been about reinvention, authenticity, and new motherhood.
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Kathy Cano-Murillo

“The biggest shift has been my kids being old enough to move out of the house.”

Power Profile with Kathy Cano-Murillo: When Kathy's kids moved out of the house she and her husband were inspired to use the extra space in their lives positively. She's made a career and business out of her creativity and has great tips for anyone who is looking to achieve their goals.
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Nadia Lassman

“Fake it till you make it, because at some point, you will make it.”

Power Profile with Nadia Lassman: From practicing law to impressionist painter, Nadia talks about doing what she loves, being mindful of giving time to what's most important, and her advice for people who also want to make a career shift after 40.
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Samantha Kemp-Jackson

“I believe it’s important for women over 40 to know that it’s possible to shift gears.”

Power Profile with Samantha Kemp-Jackson: Samantha was 43 and already a mom to two girls over 15 years apart when she had twin boys. Adding the boys to her family meant Samantha had less sleep and more to navigate. It was the perfect time to reassess what was working and what wasn't.
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Jack Hourigan

“Tess’s birth has shifted the trajectory of my life and career.”

Power Profile with Jack Hourigan: When Jack's baby was born 3 months prematurely her life changed in every way. Find out how she used the rules of improv to navigate those early days in the NICU.
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Eleanor Roffman

“I role model authentic and thoughtful deeds and actions.”

Power Profile with Eleanor Roffman: Now in her 70s, Eleanor is an example of someone who lives consciously and has consistently redesigned based on her values. She has planted and continues to plant the seeds for an authentic and meaningful future.
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Paula Coop McCrory

“Leaving the city was the best decision.”

Power Profile with Paula Coop McCrory: Paula is a visual artist who, with her husband and 3 children, pre-empted her long term plans to leave the city in 15 years. Fast forwarding on that decision has opened up space for her to create and be most true to herself.
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Robin Taylor

“Even baby steps are steps forward.”

Power Profile with Robin Taylor: In her late thirties, Robin and her husband moved their two kids from their home in Toronto to live in the country. In her mid-forties, she took another leap and did her yoga training. She's now happily living in Caledon, teaching yoga and pursuing her next professional certification.
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Nancy Zimmerman

“I’m so much more at ease with myself”

Power Profile with Nancy Zimmerman: Nancy's passion is helping people reach their financial goals but she gave up pursuing it when she left Vancouver 10 years ago. Now financially healthy herself she's got wisdom to share and is following her calling.
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