Businesswoman of the Year Awards

2023 Finalists

Community Impact Finalists

Sponsored by

Danielle Smith

A Love of Tennis Inc.

Monica Chohan

Wilbrod House Consulting
& Chohan Law

Nathalie Maione

Helping with Furniture

Entrepreneurial Leader Finalists

Startup Category

Erin Durant

Durant Barristers

Kate Laird

Love Your Body Fitness Inc.

Melanie McNamee


Emerging Category

Alida Burke


Heather Jeffery

Re4m Design and Fabrication

Isabelle Perreault

Differly Inc.

Established Category

Sponsored by

Carol Ring

Culture Connection

Janet Lawless


Lydia Di Francesco

Fit + Healthy 365

Enterprise Leader Finalists

Driven Category

Candice Shaw

The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

Cindy Manor

Dave Smith Youth
Treatment Centre

Kayla Isabelle

Startup Canada

Accomplished Category

Sponsored by

Kiss 1053 logo

Jennifer Van Noort

The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Kimberly Stone

Giatec Scientific Inc.

Shelly True


Lifetime Achievement Finalists

Clare Beckton

Own Your Own Success

Dr. Claudia Courchesne

Dr Claudia Courchesne DPC

Rima Aristocrat

The Willis Business College Limited and TeKnoWave Inc.