Beyond Our Borders

Beyond Our Borders
Beyond Our Borders is a series of conversations with Atlantic Canadians who are impacting the world. Your story has made an impression on us as well as our communities within and outside our borders. We are looking for personal stories —your journey to prosperity and impact; inspiration; highly practical tools; tactics and strategies that can help our listeners create a life of positive impact—personally and professionally.

Jennifer Gillivan - IWK Health Centre Foundation
Oct 2 • 44 min
Jennifer Gillivan is the celebrated President & CEO of the IWK Foundation. Since 2012 she has driven unprecedented results for the organization. She is also so much more. She is a respected leader in Canada, a community builder and a champion of women and…
5: Tareq Hadhad, Peace by Chocolate
Sep 18 • 39 min
In the blink of an eye, an air strike blew up Tareq Hadhad’s idyllic life in Damascus. He and his family lost everything. Forced into the role of refugee he refused to be a victim and always looked at what he could do or contribute in the moment for a…
4: Brittany Pickrem, Brand & Design
Sep 4 • 36 min
You may not know her name but chances are you’ve see her work. Brittany Pickrem is THE branding expert. Locally she’s worked on brands like the a International Jazz Festival and the IWK Children’s Hospital . Globally she’s worked with Lionsgate…
3: John Wesley Chisholm - Arcadia Entertainment
Aug 21 • 42 min
John Wesley Chisholm’s company, Arcadia Content has produced hundreds of hours of television worldwide, including the beautiful gift of a show, Hope for Wildlife. He shares film industry insight; what most budding filmmakers get wrong when seeking…
2: Saeed El-Darahali, SimplyCast
Aug 7 • 35 min
Saeed El Darahali arrived in Canada with his family at the tender age of 12 and he didn’t speak any English. At 14, he became a first time entrepreneur selling cotton candy. By 17 he enlisted in the military to give back to his country. Today he is a…
1: Eleanor Beaton
Jul 24 • 39 min
Listen up! Especially all ambitious, driven women out there who are living with purpose and who desire to create a positive impact. Eleanor Beaton is this week’s podcast guest and you don’t want to miss it. She is an internationally recognized women’s…