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We showcase the expertise of women and allies in our network and share stories and learnings about leadership, business development and managing stress.
Brooke Gordon is an advocate for entrepreneurs and an Executive Coach helping women who are feeling the pressure of the glass ceiling.
She created the Best for Women to share the free and low-cost resources she discovered while in the role of National Lead, Women Entrepreneurs at BDC.
Brooke was trained as an engineer, is a management consultant, development banker and retired university professor of business strategy. She is also a weightlifting enthusiast, and certified as a Personal Trainer and Health Coach.
Christine Aarlaht has 17 years of experience kickboxing, boxing and thai kickboxing, and loves supporting clients regain and sustain their physical and mental health.
Christine understands what it means to be stressed. She's worked in management, leadership roles, and been an entrepreneur.
Christine is an avid hiker, outdoors enthusiast and explorer who has climbed 3 mountains in Canada and trails all around world. She is enthusiastic about healthy cooking and gardening, and is Mom to 2 lively huskies!
Working with Brooke
"I can say with certainty that you are truly an advocate for women entrepreneurs because of the transformation I’ve experienced working with you! You have provided the support, tools and a genuine space that has helped bring clarity for me to elevate my brand and message and grow my social media marketing agency. You’re AMAZING Brooke!!" ~ Rose Mills, Social Media Strategist
“Brooke Gordon is a gem! Her sessions were a safe, inclusive and supportive space where you were encouraged to just be your true self. Brooke creates community and truly cares.” ~ Effy Terry, Organize That
"Brooke is such an amazing coach! I work with women to empower them when it comes to their finances and Brooke helps empower me with my business development! I have so many goals I want to achieve and Brooke helps me organize this into achievable projects and how to be clear and concise in my messaging." ~Jill Knowles, CFP, CIM, CFDS
Working with Christine
"I’m not an athletic or physically strong person, but Christine has given me a lot of confidence and motivation to strive for the level of fitness that I thought I could never achieve. I have a lot of fun at every session and always leave with positive energy. I’d recommend Christine to anyone looking to improve their fitness both physically and mentally." ~ Hayley
"Christine is able to tailor training programs to each individual. As a busy mom of 4 and business owner I only have time for quick and effective sessions and Christine makes it worth it!!! Her whole body approach to fitness and health is refreshing and aligns with my views entirely. I highly recommend Christine to anyone who wants to improve their health and ultimately their LIFE!!!!!!!" ~ Erika