Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Company: Olive Media
Position: President and CEO
Biography: Dianne is a Canadian entrepreneur, a power coach, a healer, a powerhouse relationship builder, a businesswoman, and a serial entrepreneur. She has four designations from the APH and ABNLP in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy, and TimeLine Therapy. The award-winning author of her first book, “Mrs. Fraud and You” and most recently the position of “The Experiential Coach” globally. Globally recognized as “2021 The Best Private Corporate Media Company in Canada and the Most Innovative Media Production Company in Ontario.” She is a caring person who will not accept “NO” as an answer, Dianne is a motivator, mentor, and “Doer”. She makes things happen. She is always willing to offer a welcoming hand and a willingness to share her knowledge. Due to her entrepreneurial background, she has become a proverbial 'Jane of all trades', on the Canadian and international speaker circuits on subjects related to gender, impact investing, entrepreneurship, and innovation. She is a philantropreneur. Dianne started her journey by founding her first venture “NVP Media Group” in 2014 then rebranded her dream as “Olive Media” in 2016. Her training as a Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy and a Tao Hands Practitioner has given her the title of One of the Top 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada in 2015 as well as several International Women’s Day recognitions. She also founded International Men’s Day Canada and works globally in empowerment, coaching, leadership, mentorship, and more.