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Your Big Break with Gwen Elliot

Your Big Break features today’s top lifestyle entrepreneurs, media magnets, and TV producers, sharing their advice for you to get your big break in business. Your host, Gwen Elliot is a media strategist and TV producer for the Oprah Winfrey Network in Canada. She has helped clients get featured in Forbes, Virgin, Cosmopolitan, Breakfast Television to name a few. Learn more at www.gwenelliot.com
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Oct 29, 2015

Miki Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur. She was a recipient of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptive Innovation Award” and named 2013’s Forbes’ “Top 20 Millienials On a Mission.” Most recently she was named Levo League’s 2015 list of 100 millennials reinventing the world in which we live.

She is the founder of the farm-to-table, gluten-free pizza concept called WILD (www.eatdrinkwild.com) in NYC, and 2015 marks her 10-year anniversary since the restaurant’s inception.

Miki is the Co-Founder and CEO of THINX (www.shethinx.com), a high-tech underwear solution for women with periods. She and her partners also teamed up with AFRIpads in Uganda to get millions of girls back in school by funding a pack of washable cloth pads for every pair of THINX underwear sold.

Miki’s newest undertaking is a company called TUSHY (www.tushy.me) which is bringing bidet attachments to America, while helping to solve the global sanitation crisis (where 40% of the world don’t have access to toilets or sanitation).

Harper Collins published her book "DO COOL SH*T" (www.docoolshit.org) on entrepreneurship and lifestyle design which hit #1 on Amazon’s Bestsellers list. Do Cool Sh*t has grown into a 5-Day Business Bootcamp to help rocket ship people’s ideas into real, tangible businesses in 5 days flat.

Miki is an identical twin, half-Japanese, half-Indian French Canadian, former

professional soccer player and graduate of Cornell University. She can sometimes be found DJ-ing  around the world  as part of the DJ Duo Me2Me2.

Miki embodies the essence of social entrepreneurship.

Oct 22, 2015

Janet Murray is a media expert with 15 years’ experience working as a journalist and editor on various national publications, including the Guardian. She now shows people how to get more press coverage for their business or brand through training, consultancy and as a keynote speaker.

Janet  lives in Kent with her husband and nine-year-old daughter, where she runs her business from her shedquarters.

Oct 14, 2015

Denise Duffield-Thomas is the money mindset mentor for the new wave of online female entrepreneurs. Her best-selling books “Lucky Bitch” and “Get Rich, Lucky Bitch” give a fresh and funny road-map to create an outrageously successful life and business.

Denise is an award winning speaker, author and entrepreneur who helps women transform their Economy-Class money mindset into a First-Class life. Learn more at www.gwenelliot.com/denise  

Oct 8, 2015

Shannon Boodram is a TV personality who specializes in sex and love and is the go-to voice for millennials on the topic. She is also the bestselling author of the book, LAID: Young People’s Experiences with Sex in an Easy-Access Culture. Shannon’s been featured on a ton of different shows, she is the sex expert for CBS’ The Insider, she’s a reoccurring panelist on Showtime and a guest expert on TLC. She has hosted or worked on several shows for BET and was the host of  MTV Canada’s Losing It: Sex Ed Special. She’s killin’ it in major media but also on YouTube as she has over 12 million views on her YouTube channels. Learn more at www.gwenelliot.com/shannont

Oct 1, 2015

Melissa Ramos is the owner of Sexy Food Therapy and she’s a nutritionist focusing on Chinese Nutrition Therapy. Melissa helps people feel sexy from the inside out with by helping you  digestion and hormone imbalances. She is a regular expert on CTV's The Social, a TED speaker and has been named one of Canada’s up-and-coming health and wellness stars by FLARE magazine. She’s also an official health writer for The Huffington Post and has appeared on the CBC CHUM and Virgin Radio.

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