September 24, 2010
Nick Frühling is a graphic designer, media maker, and I.T. artist living and working in Richmond, BC. Nick works in the Graphic Design program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University by day, and runs his freelance design business by night. Nick is passionate about creativity and big ideas, which he manifested in his totally unique job application to Pixar’s new office in Vancouver, for the position of Human Cannonball. We’ll explode that story in the second half hour of the show.
With an educational background in accounting, insurance underwriting, business administration and marketing — and prior to that in English and History — Daphne Woolf has 30 years of experience in management and human resource consulting. For 17 of those years, she was a national partner with a large international human resource consulting firm. The Employment Engagement Equation model she developed serves as a foundation for the work she does with senior-executive teams and employees alike as Managing Director of The Collin Baer Group. Continue reading
September 10, 2010
Using her art to start a discussion and then continuing the conversation from the podium, Cheryl-Ann Webster is best known for her creation of the Beautiful Women Project. A touring art exhibition, most recently at the CNE, of 120 life size clay sculptures of real women aged 19-91, each one is decorated to reflect an aspect of the women’s life journey. The keynotes, workshops and training that accompany the Beautiful Women Project broaden the understanding of the influences that shape perception, dispel diet and health myths, and encourage greater self-care. Tune in to hear the beauty of Cheryl-Ann’ s career and life story, in which she combines her degree in culture and communication, her interest in social justice, her diploma in art & design and her early career as a snake handler!
Amelia Ehrhardt is an independent contemporary dance artist performing and creating in Toronto. She is a graduate of George Brown Dance, will soon complete a Bachelor of Arts in dance from York University, and was a docent for the Beautiful Women Project at the CNE this year.
Seeking a more wholesome family environment, Janet Grabner and her husband John Dahm picked up and moved, themselves — and a house — from Calgary to East Coulee, Alberta, in the heart of the Badlands. Which turns out to be quite ‘good lands’ for family and visitors alike. There, they operate Caracol Clay Studio, a career and life choice that emerged from an amazing series of serendipitous events, that you can hear about on Career Buzz, this Friday! Continue reading