Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we are celebrating those who inspire, lead and support to make a positive impact in Vancouver and the rest of the world. Today, we would like to honour the amazing women leaders on our Board, including Lara Dauphinee, Joanne Gassman and Sherri Magee!

One-on-one with Lara Dauphinee

Lara Dauphinee is the managing director of the Fiore Group – a private firm managing a broad portfolio of private equity investments and companies. In addition to Streetohome Foundation, she serves as director of Pure Freedom YYOGA Wellness Inc., The Great Ontario Food Company, The Giustra Foundation, VGH + UBC Hospital Foundation, CKNW Kids’ Fund and sits on an executive committee at the International Crisis Group. She is actively involved in Forum for Women’s Entrepreneurs and co-chairs the annual Pitch for the Purse Competition. Prior to the Fiore Group, Lara served from 2001 to 2011 as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Premier of British Columbia. Lara has been recognized as BC’s most influential women (2016) and BC’s 100 Women of Influence (2010), and has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). Lara is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.