Brandon has just been awarded the 2021 Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders – a truly well deserved achievement! He is passionate about helping people as a clinician, a researcher, a medical educator and is a truly inspiring force for change. His vision is that healthcare can leave behind "assembly line medicine" so doctors have more time to truly connect with their patients. www.brandontang.org.
Alan is the gentleman who made all of our Tedx Talks happen as he is the Licensee of TedxBearCreekPark, now Tedx Surrey. He is a remarkable leader in every sense of the word, creating teams, ensuring teams are enjoying themselves as they in turn create their own magic. It is fitting that he rounds off this series for us in his own inimitable style!
As an ecosystem scientist, Carly directs her passion into studying our forests, thereby ensuring their and our, future. Words are energy and if we think about the language we use to talk about climate change, we can use language to work towards a better future. She works as a Researcher-in-residence at University of Victoria. You can contact her at email@example.com .
Wendy sheds a little light on the Toastmasters education program which has changed her life. She now coaches Tedx speakers in her own very gentle way, helping them to find their voices so that their messages have the best chance of making a difference.
Grace is certainly the youngest activist I have ever met – to have such a clear vision of the changes that need to happen in our world and to be able to express those ideas effectively at age 15 is remarkable. I truly believe this is the tip of the iceberg and you will be hearing much more from Grace in the future! She is an inspiration to us all, especially teen activists!
Lizzie’s own experiences of mental health issues and addiction led her to create a unique brand of Comedy Therapy, Hilarapy. Hilarapy ™ is a ground-breaking type of therapy that uses the power of humour and group therapy to help people work through emotional pain and stress, improve confidence and feelings of well-being. You can find her uniqueness at www.hilarapy.com.
I need some new words to describe Tania; as the Speaker’s Coach she’s beyond excellent at bringing out the voice in a person and honing in on their core message. She is so skilled at her craft, so much fun to be with, so authentic and easy to trust… there are insufficient expletives! www.taniaehman.com
Dai is a health and lifestyle mentor who has passion and vulnerability by the bucketful. Emceeing, Group Fitness sessions, Event Speaking, Convention Blogging, Radio Host, celebrated Toastmaster, his energy is contagious – his authenticity is very real and truly inspiring. www.daimanuel.com
Sandy likes to label with care having seen the pitfalls that labels bring with them. Alongside founding three successful businesses and writing two books, Sandy champions the power of emotional appeal through language in all of our relationships and the effect words can have on how we label our lives. www.sandygerber.com
Isabelle is a very passionate, animated, change-maker and human dynamo who has achieved remarkable success; she’s an entrepreneur’s dream. She has always been curious, loves learning, is a creative out-of-the box thinker, and of course, has learned to leverage her gift of dyslexia to make life better for herself and her clients. She is dedicated to encouraging others to know and own their genius! www.leapzonestrategies.com.