CEO, The 7 Virtues Beauty Inc.
Author of The 7 Virtues of a Philosopher Queen
She made headlines when she became the first woman from Atlantic Canada to land a venture capital deal on Canada’s top rated reality show, Dragons Den in February of this year. The intense and persistent business woman not only made a winning pitch, but she made the Dragons cry!
2011 has been a magical year for our fellow Atlantic Canadian. Raised in humble roots in rural Nova Scotia, she is on a mission to empower others in our global village by doing trade with nations experiencing war or strife. Through her award winning marketing and communications approach, she will tell you she is doing her part to make rebuilding more exciting than destruction through her best selling Collection of fragrances made from oils sourced through fair trade from Afghanistan to Haiti and now Israel and the Middle East.
Barb was nominated for Chatelaine’s 2011 Women of the Year (Entrepreneur Category), Nominated Manning Innovation Award 2011, received the Women Innovator award 2011 from the US Secretary of State Department at the APEC Summit from Ambassador Melanne Veveer and has been selected by the Minister of Defense to be an Honorary Colonel for the Canadian Military.
Barb’s best selling book, The 7 Virtues of a Philosopher Queen brings Adam Smith and Capitalism and Plato and the Polis to her readers. Her book and her fragrance collection are available at all of the 91 beauty counters at The Bay, North America’s oldest department store.
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