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30th May 2020

How to Influence People With Your Work

An Interview with Shelley Jarrett, multi-award winning entrepreneur, speaker, film producer and women's advocate.

Achieving greatness cannot be done without influence. To have influence, your work should be changing people's lives for better.

Shelley was honored as one of the 100 Black Women to Watch Canada by CIBWE in 2015. She has influenced many women through her image building company, her SMJ magazine and the film 'W'at Abowt Us'.

In this episode, Shelley shares her painful but humble beginnings, and she how she rebranded herself to be a leader. Shelley continues to influence and inspire many in the community through her work.

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About the Podcast

HER Life HER Way
Podcast for the ambitious woman
Join your host, Sumu Sathi, in blunt and honest conversations on finding your way to success in career or business. Be ready to break those glass ceilings as a boss babe building her business or as an ambitious working woman moving up that ladder. Get ready to be motivated
with our guests sharing their tools and strategies on how they achieved success by overcoming systemic barriers and personal challenges.

Sumu is a front-line worker with the Canadian government and has over 15 years of experience in community leadership and public speaking. She is very passionate about helping women of colour create influential personal brands, by addressing the systemic or cultural barriers they may be facing. Sumu is the founder of Ms. Brown Plus, a body-positive movement for women. She has her B.Sc from the University of Toronto and currently in her final year of Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. Her community work has been featured in NOW Toronto, Toronto.com, and Toronto Star. Some of her achievements include interviewing politicians like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn, Toronto Mayor John Tory, and many other community changemakers. As a result of her passion for media and community building, she has produced over 100 videos online, and directed a documentary in Srilanka during her placement as a Leadership Facilitator. Sumu was nominated for the 2019 Waterfront Awards under the Outstanding Innovator category. You can connect with Sumu at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumusathi/

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Sumu is a front-line worker with the Canadian government and has over 15 years of experience in community leadership and public speaking. She is very passionate about helping women of colour create influential personal brands, by addressing the systemic or cultural barriers they may be facing. Sumu is the founder of Ms. Brown Plus, a body-positive movement for women. She has her B.Sc from the University of Toronto and currently in her final year of Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. Her community work has been featured in NOW Toronto, Toronto.com, and Toronto Star. Some of her achievements include interviewing politicians like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn, Toronto Mayor John Tory, and many other community changemakers. As a result of her passion for media and community building, she has produced over 100 videos online, and directed a documentary in Srilanka during her placement as a Leadership Facilitator. Sumu was nominated for the 2019 Waterfront Awards under the Outstanding Innovator category. You can connect with Sumu at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumusathi/