Women Who Work It: International Women’s Day 2018

As the queen of pop once said herself: “Who runs the world? Girls!” Happy International Women’s Day 2018! And thanks Bey.

Over the last three years I’ve been privileged enough to work with and interview a tonne of talented women. Editors, writers, moms, travelers, entrepreneurs, chocolate tasters, flower artists. You name it, women are working it. Today in honour of International Women’s Day, I thought I’d share some of these How Did you get that F*#king Awesome Job interviews with some kick ass women.

From globe trotting yoga instructors to ethical shoe makers, I’ve been lucky to chat with and meet so many inspiring women throughout the last few years. Women like Jackie Kai Ellis, who left a high powered career to learn to bake, open her own bakery and Paris tour company (and write a memoir) or Emily Wight a mom and science communicator who went from blogger to cookbook author.

Thanks to all the ladies who help me out day to day, week by week, year by year, make this little corner of the internet the bright, positive and empowering place it is! I hope you enjoy learning about the secrets to what it takes to do f*#king awesome jobs by reading the posts below.

Element Botanicals CEO and herbalist Amber Haase

Kendall Barber, Co-founder of Poppy Barley and marathon runner

Helping people express their love for/with flower Janine Sebastian

One half of beekeeping duo Sarah Greenlease

Illustrator and animal lover of Nature’s My Friend Jessica Gowling

Emily Wight is a Vancouver based cookbook author
Photo credit: Photo Credit: Tracey Kusiewicz | Foodie Photography

Cookbook author and one of the funniest Instagrammers out there Emily Wight

Wellness advocate and positivity champion Catherine Roscoe Barr

Founder of The Paris Tours, baker and travel writer Jackie Kai Ellis

Yogi Grace Dubery travels to Africa to teach yoga

Global yogi and empathy ambassador Grace Dubery

Well-tempered chocolate taster, maker and writer Eagranie Yuh

South African printmaker Heather Moore (aka Skinny Laminx)

Marketing and design queen Kim Pickett

Mountain roamer and photographer AV Wakefield

Mompreneur and importer of all things Mexicali-cool Gardenia Woodhams-Roberts 

Who are your #bosslady idols? 

International Women's Day: bosslady edition

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