TASHA KHEIRIDDIN

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Each month, more than one mil­lion read­ers and Twit­ter fol­low­ers read Elaine Lui’s Lainey­Gos­sip.com, mak­ing it a lead­ing in­ter­na­tional celebrity gos­sip source. She joined the Etalk team in 2006. Her first book, Lis­ten to the Squawk­ing Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daugh­ter To Do? A Mem­oir (Sort Of), de­buted at No. 1 on the Globe and Mail best­seller list upon pub­li­ca­tion.

“To be rec­og­nized this way, es­pe­cially in a field where those with my back­ground are a mi­nor­ity, is pro­foundly mo­ti­vat­ing. I have been taught to use my voice. If my voice is be­ing heard, it’s my re­spon­si­bil­ity to make sure that the sound of it can open more doors for oth­ers.”

“Priscilla Pres­ley. When Elvis died, his fi­nances were in sham­bles. She was the one who turned Elvis into a brand. It’s still a thriv­ing brand. I would study her busi­ness strat­egy and con­vince her to par­tic­i­pate in a se­ries men­tor­ing fe­male en­trepreneurs.”

Nom­i­nated as: Pres­i­dent, TJK Com­mu­ni­ca­tions

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