‘RISE’: Women being seen and heard in their industries


What is ‘RISE?’

RISE is an original Global News video production debuting on YouTube, profiling women who are being seen and heard in a variety of industries. They’re leaders in their expertise and in essence, their own bosses – rising to the challenge and unlocking opportunities in their careers.

Episode 1: Maayan Ziv, founder and CEO of AccessNow

Maayan Ziv is the founder and CEO of AccessNow, a mobile app that maps out the accessibility of places around the world.

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Episode 2: Eva Wong, Co-Founder and COO of Borrowell

Eva Wong is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Borrowell, a Canadian company that offers free credit scores and personal loans.

Episode 3: Karen Moore, Writer and Producer of film and TV

Karen Moore is a writer and producer of films as well as television – who’s worked on CBC’s Workin’ Moms and is writing for Mary Kills People.

Episode 4: Jennifer Huether, Master Sommelier

Jennifer Huether is the first female Master Sommelier in Canada and currently works with Jackson Family Wines.

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