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Inspiration, Empowerment and Winning

This is me and CJ from Go Daddy!

Today is International Women’s Day.  From the moment that I woke up this morning I have felt inspired, empowered and grateful to have the opportunity to blaze my own path.  I am so honoured to be surrounded by remarkable women in my community that work tirelessly to make this world a better place for our children and our grandchildren.

I had the opportunity to meet and also reconnect with many amazing women this past weekend at the annual Mompreneurs Conference at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre., including CJ from Go Daddy whom I have been chatting with online for a while.  It was also pretty awesome when GoDaddy tweeted the picture of us to their 219K Followers! They also hooked up with some pretty nice GoDaddy swag too!

I am still buzzing several days later, not only over the amazing connections that I made; but over the amazing companies, products and services that have come to life from Moms that want to make a difference!    There is one company in particular that I was really impressed by that I noticed in the Marketplace at the Conference, who also happened to be a Finalist in the Mompreneurs Awards.  The company is called “Handmade For You Love Lu” and is owned by a young mother of three, Laura Batista (nickname Lu). Lu makes beautiful handmade coconut button scarves; which she had on display in the Marketplace.  I was really impressed when I found out the story behind the company, and that a portion of each sale goes to humanitarian projects in Cuba.  She was holding a draw to win one of her beautiful scarves, so naturally I had to throw my card in.   Guess what?  I found out this morning, on International Women’s Day, that I WON!!!   Aren’t they gorgeous?!! You can order  your own Coconut Button Scarf and feel good about your purchase.  Not just because you’ll be the envy of all your girlfriends; but because you’re also supporting a good cause at the same time.  Win, win.

Happy International Women’s Day!

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