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About the Author - Janice McDonald BA, MA, ICD.D, MFA


Janice McDonald knows that small hinges swing big doors.

As a global champion for women, she's been pushing for equity since 1992, when she completed her first graduate degree and wrote her thesis on women on boards in Canada. She is an award-winning entrepreneur, a four-time WXN Top 100 winner and 2016 WXN Hall of Fame inductee, a sought-after speaker, and the co-author of three ground-breaking studies on women entrepreneurs in Canada, released in 2016, 2018, and 2020.

McDonald has a BA in communications, MA in Canadian studies, certification in conflict resolution from CICR, her ICD.D designation, and an MFA. Women in Trade Los Angeles awarded her Global Trade Ambassador for Canada in 2017, and in 2018 she received an Inspiring Fifty women in tech award.

Her Fearless Women Podcast, which she launched on Women's Day 2019, shares many more incredible stories like the ones you will read in this book.