St. John’s, NL
Nominated by: Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE)
Paula Sheppard, Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE). Paula accepted the role of NLOWE’s CEO in March 2011 and has worked with the organization since 2004. She is the Vice Chair and a founding member of the Women’s Enterprise Organization of Canada, and a former Board Member for Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC). Paula was also the Co-Chair of Atlantic Canada Women in Exporting working group from 2011-2013. She is a diligent supporter and a fierce advocate for women in business, Paula works closely with colleagues and all levels of government to support women entrepreneurs.