Advancing Canadian Women in Business

Extrapreneurs is a show about the issues and opportunities facing women in Canada.

The show tackles the big issues, provides how-to advice from industry leaders, and shares wellness information. 

We want to lift all women entrepreneurs so they will be inspired to chase their dreams, drive our economy, and build our communities. We are raising awareness and sparking conversations that drive change.

Who are Extrapreneurs?

Extrapreneurs are women entrepreneurs who  collaborate, innovate, share ideas, and provide solutions. They are the conversation starters, bridge builders, community drivers, and leaders. 

Interview Ronalda Walsh and Paula Sheppard of NLOWE

Episode 1 

Meet your host Ronnie Walsh as she discusses the barriers and opportunities for women in business with Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs CEO Paula Sheppard. Nutritionist Tara Antle cooks up some quick and easy recipes for the busy entrepreneur, and we’ll have a beer with an exciting start up in rural Newfoundland.

About the Host

Ronnie is an award-winning senior marketing and communications strategist and television producer. Her prairie roots have extended all the way to the East Coast where she is the founder and owner of Nine Island Communications. For more than 20 years she’s helped people tell their story, engage stakeholders, and navigate some of the most challenging crisis situations. When she’s not developing strategies or rolling out multimedia campaigns, she’s training executives to work with the media and share their story confidently with employees and stakeholders. She started her career in journalism and has held executive level positions in international organizations, governments, SMEs, and non-profits.

In her spare time she makes the best perogies outside of Saskatchewan , volunteers for several non-profit boards nationally and provincially, and plays a mean game of street hockey with her three sons.

Extrapreneurs host Ronalda Walsh smiling

Connect with Ronnie

E: rwalsh@


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