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
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May 19, 2016

Known for her raw, honest and grounded approach to self-help and spirituality, Elizabeth DiAlto is the founder of Wild Soul Movement, author of Untame Yourself, and host of the popular Untame The Wild Soul Woman podcast. She’s been a teacher, leader, speaker, coach and trainer to groups and individuals for 13+ years and she also consults organizations ranging from start ups to large corporations such as Dove UK.

May 5, 2016

LISA Q. FETTERMAN is the founder and CEO of Nomiku, the first home sous vide immersion circulator machine on the market. Lisa has been featured in Wired, Make, CNET and Forbes, and was named on both Forbes and Zagat Survey’s 30 Under 30 lists for her pioneering work in the food space. Lisa has worked at some of the top restaurants in the country including Babbo and Jean-Georges in New York and Saison in San Francisco. She lives in San Francisco where she employs her hunger-inducing recipe blog and infectious personality to fuel Nomiku’s momentum.

Apr 28, 2016
Sheevaun Moran is a business advisor, master coach, quantum energy thought leader and the founder of Energetic Solutions®.
Having worked with 15,000+ entrepreneurs, Sheevaun has combined her corporate experience, rapid growth expertise and her unique approach using energetic techniques & principles to help innovate small businesses into big conglomerates.
Mar 3, 2016

Lisa Greig is the co-organizer of the Death Cafe. She’s also a Canadian social worker and entrepreneur based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 

Feb 25, 2016

Kim Caldwell of Hurray Media & Hurray Kimmay: writer, blogger, host, guest expert, bra fitter, social media professional, brand community builder.h

Feb 11, 2016
I was born and raised in a small town called Deerfield Beach, Florida just north of Fort Lauderdale. I moved to New York in 2012 to make my dreams of working at a global magazine come true with no precious journalism experience. It certainly wasn't easy, but after building my portfolio by taking any job I could get (including unpaid internships after receiving an MBA). I landed my first full time position at Real Simple as the Fashion Assistant. During my time there I also was able to contribute to Red Carpet Fashion Awards and Essence Magazine. After my time at Real Simple I moved on to Instyle where I currently report on breaking fashion, beauty, and celebrity news. It's fun to meet so many talented stars and to be the first to report what's new, but the most rewarding part is being able to use my voice to help startups and to educate our readers to make them more empowered consumers. 
Feb 4, 2016

Having developed an entrepreneurial spirit at a young age, Katie Zeppieri is proud to be the Founder & Chief Empowerment Officer of Make Your Mark, a social enterprise that provides leadership development training to youth and is also the Founder of GIRL TALK Empowerment Day, a one-day pep rally dedicated to motivating girls to become leaders of positive change. 

Katie’s outspoken voice on important issues has led her to travel across Canada and abroad to speak about issues that matter. She is a Blogger for The Huffington Post, an on-air radio panelist Monday mornings on NEWSTALK 1010, a motivational speaker who has spoken on many platforms, including on the TED Worldwide Stage, and a nationally-published writer who has had her work featured in such outlets as


​Katie is a champion for human rights and gained her passion for speaking out after both witnessing and experiencing many forms of bullying during her school years. Her active involvement and leadership has led her to the career path she has chosen today and provided her with opportunities for national recognition.

Jan 21, 2016

Altrichia is the founder of Allusions by A.Lekay, a swimwear line she created to cover abdominal imperfections and empower women to look fierce and feel fabulous. Allusions by A.Lekay has been featured at New York Fashion Week and Miami International Fashion Week. Her work has been featured all over the media including:  Cosmopolitan, Essence Magazine, Daily Mail, MTV Style, ET online, People Magazine and to name a few.

Dec 3, 2015

Maayan Ziv is an activist, photographer and entrepreneur. She is the founder of AccessNow, an app that uses crowdsourcing to share accessibility information worldwide.  Maayan has been featured in the media - on MTV, CBC, Metro News to name a few to bring awareness and change to disability matters. Maayan's work has been recognized with a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and she is so passionate about building an inclusive world in which everyone has access.

Nov 12, 2015

Nada Smith is a teacher, producer and founding member of the OWN Ambassadors an unofficial grassroots group of Oprah Winfrey Network viewers and supporters. Nada produces and books guests for Sirius XM Radio where she’s booked amazing entrepreneurs like Gabrielle Bernstein, DeVon Franklin, Gayle King, Tony Robbins and Oprah Winfrey to name a few. Nada is also a social media strategist, and I’m sure the most rewarding job of all, mother of 2!

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.