Leigh Mitchell is a passionate relationship marketer and storyteller who specializes in helping business owners and bloggers define and amplify their value and message. Leigh is drawn to connecting her community across North America and in person throughout Canada. Her career has led her to successfully work with major brands such as GM Canada, Microsoft Canada, Telus, Johnson & Johnson, Maple Leaf Foods, TD Canada Trust, Staples Canada and Random House. Leigh has been featured on CBC Radio, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and in other media and has been a featured speaker at Blissdom Canada, The Wellness Business Summit and has served as a judge for UPS and Microsoft Small Business Contests.

Leigh is the Founder and President of Women in Biz Network and passionate healthy living advocate (after a 15 + career in health promotion), yoga junkie and self professed techie nerd. When she isn’t blogging or tweeting, you will find her outside, biking, hiking or running in the great outdoors while also excessively Instagram-ing photos to Facebook when no one is looking.

How can your experience or your business help fellow conference attendees?

The most vital part of any business is to ensure that it helps others. I am passionate about helping to solve social issues that I am passionate about – like mentorship, like giving women a voice (all women – everywhere). The greatest joy for me is volunteering or working on causes that are important to me.  I believe it is important to work with a charity or cause related to your business that you believe in. I feel strongly that our conference will give women the opportunity to explore ideas and learn new concepts that will light their fires. This is a truly unique conference that I am so excited to bring to my community.

What do you hope to take away from the conference?

I am hoping to take away conference afterglow. That feeling of excitement that comes from things you have learned and the people you have met that fill your cup.

What is most inspiring book you have read?

Choosing one is so hard but my most recent read was “Yes Please” by Amy Poehler – it filled me with laughter and had great tips on how you can live life on your own terms. I am inspired by how Amy gives back to girls and women. http://www.amazon.com/Yes-Please-Amy-Poehler/dp/0062268341

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Leigh Mitchell is attending the #SocialforGood Conference – Join her!

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#SocialforGood will have you dive deeper then you ever have before and will address:

  • What a #socialforgood movement is and why it even matters

  • Can a business really make a profit while doing something that makes a difference? Yes! Learn how!

  • Ideas and beliefs by change makers and sought after experts.

  • We will explore why investing in women is the world best social strategy

  • Creative solutions to inspire change in your life, workplace and business

  • How to Bring Authenticity and Integrity to Your Business

  • How Creating your Business Creates a Whole New You

  • How to raise money for your social business or cause

  • The best ways to spread your message: Video, podcasts, public speaking, social media and more!

  • Click here to learn more about the specific sessions