Join us for a one of a kind event that celebrates the power of the female voice.
Learn from the leading female voices in the Canadian entertainment landscape as they share
the tips and tricks that helped them rise to their potential.
Speak with confidence. Get Inspired. Find your Voice!
As one of the most successful coaches in North America, Lorraine is privileged to be the Vocal Coach for CTV’s ‘The Launch' and Season 5 of the hit show ‘Schitt’s Creek’. Other clients include Grammy nominee Kai, dance sensation; Blake McGrath, Canadian superstars Roy Woods (OVO), Kira Isabella, Scott Helman (Warner). She also works with Musical Theatre and TV Actors such as Ian Lake, Brenton Thwaites and Emily Hampshire.
Deemed “Canada’s Mariah Carey” by the National Post, Lorraine has released three critically-acclaimed jazz and pop albums, countless dance singles, radio jingles, and has performed all over the world. Lorraine is the proud founder of Lawson Vocal Studios where she is able combine her years of experience coaching, recording and performing. She is committed to providing singers with innovative programming and achieving exceptional results.
Debra Sadowski started rock-it promotions out of her parents’ spare bedroom over 20 years ago. With no business/PR degree, she followed her dreams and today, rock-it is an award-winning PR firm with clients such as Peloton, L'Oréal Paris, Live Nation Canada, Knix, The JUNO Awards and many more. As the company’s CEO & Founder, and an innovator within the industry, Debra has appeared as a PR expert on national talk shows and has been featured in many publications for her success including Forbes.com. In the past few years, rock-it promotions was shortlisted as PR Agency of the Year by Strategy Magazine; ranked in the inaugural Report on Business list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by The Globe and Mail; and made history by being the only PR agency to be included in the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Growth 500 list for four years in a row.
Sonya Meloff is Co-Founder of Sales Talent Agency, Canada’s largest and most respected sales recruitment company. Launched in 2007, Sales Talent Agency has worked with over 2,500 companies across North America, Europe and Australia to help them make their best sales hires. From single projects to full outsourcing solutions, some notable clients include Thomson Reuters, Salesforce, SAP, Dell, IBM, AMEX, Tyco, Waste Management, Rogers, as well as most of the tech success stories heard in the news. Sonya is passionate about advocating for the sales profession, sits on the board of the CPSA, Centennial College sales program advisory, and also co-founded The Great Canadian Sales Competition, which is Canada’s biggest student competition dedicated to educating students about sales as a career and introducing them to companies eager to hire them, as well as Salesclass.co which is Israel's first and leading sales masterclass dedicated to getting individuals into sales. When not selling, Sonya is a busy mom to 3 children, aged 13, 12, and 10.
With an award-winning personality and strong emotive vocal abilities, Quisha is one of
Toronto’s most sought-after session vocalists. Currently living in he GTA, Quisha has established herself well in the tight-knit music industry. Not only is she an entrepreneur, producer, director, songwriter, arranger, worship director and a mother, Quisha just began her journey into speaking at community and corporate events to empower and enrich the lives of
others. Quisha is a phenomenal and expressive vocalist who has the ability to translate sounds into colour. Respectfully titled “Toronto’s Soul Queen”, Quisha is more than just a voice. She is a key contributor to the black music industry by way of the Canadian Black Entertainment platform and QW Productions both owned and operated by her, providing other artists with performance and exposure opportunities. Get to know Quisha’s most recent EP entitled My Life released in 2021 that was endorsed with studded rave reviews. Her 1st single Black Shoes, off her grassroots project has hit #1 on the
Indie Music Artists charts.
Jessica is the Founder and CEO of Lemmon Entertainment and the go-to consultant for entertainment, business and creative marketing strategies. Starting as an event service provider,
Jessica has evolved Lemmon Entertainment into a family of lifestyle and entertainment companies specialized in music, management, creative marketing and live events. Her clients include global brands, top talent, promoters, and producers.
As a fierce advocate for mental and physical health standards in the workplace, Jessica founded the FIT on NETWORK and Collectively Fit to promote health and wellness in the corporate and entertainment workplace. Jessica also co-manages global superstar Francesco Yates and is the Executive Producer of the
Lemmon Stage, an emerging artist program. She sits on the Board of Directors for Over The Bridge and CMI - Canada’s Music Incubator.
Nicole Inica Hamilton is the founder and Artistic Director of Inica Dance Industries. A certified educator and member of Dance Masters of Canada and Dance Masters of America, Hamilton has served as a guest teacher, mentor and speaker at institutes across Canada including but not limited to; George Brown College, University of Toronto, York University and University of Calgary. As a touring educator and speaker, she has presented in national and international conventions and championships including; En Avant-RAD World Convention, Toronto Dance Teacher Expo, Creation Dance Championships, the Performing Arts Medicine Association and more.
Hamilton serves as an On-Air Radio Host on The Career Buzz Show and is a Producer/ Host with Turn Out Radio broadcasting on CIUT 89.5 FM. She reports on the current news affairs of our time with special focus on arts, health, career and business news. Hamilton is also a Co-Host on Fall For Dance North's Mambo Podcast with Ilter Ibrahimof.
In her work in health, Hamilton is a Counsellor and actively works with organizations to advocate for and promote healthy practices for Dance Artists. Learn more about Nicole Inica
Dana is the founder and CEO of Canadian Girls Baseball & the founding VP of American Girls Baseball. Awarded a 2021 Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada for work with CGB & on the list of top 100 most influential in Canadian baseball by the Canadian Baseball network. Dana is a strong advocate of empowering girls through sports and giving them the soft skills to become future leaders.