Season 2, Episode 015: We're Back! Season 2 Launch

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Season 2, Episode 015: We're Back! Season 2 Launch

CoHosts Cathie Ostapchuk, Kaitlyn Cey, and Vanessa Hoyes welcome you to a brand new season of HerInfluence. We’re back with a whole new round of inspirational guests, insights that will shift your perspective, and lots of fun along the way!

Join us this month at Gather Rise, with women from across the nation: gatherwomen.com/gather-rise-2019-1

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Episode 014: Q&A – ask the Hosts!

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Episode 014: Q&A – ask the Hosts!

CoHosts Cathie Ostapchuk, Kaitlyn Cey, and Vanessa Hoyes wrap up the season with burning questions and answers.

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 013: Kaitlyn Cey on Rising in Purpose (Part 2)

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Episode 013: Kaitlyn Cey on Rising in Purpose (Part 2)

CoHost Cathie Ostapchuk interviews fellow cohost Kaitlyn, giving us a view into her pastoral heart for women and girls. As a young leaders, she has risen into purpose and constantly works to invite others to do the same, no matter their story or background. Kaitlyn loves Jesus, and you’ll see why in this episode.

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Who is Kaitlyn?
Kaitlyn is an Author, Pastor, Educator and Certified Leadership Coach. She is a passionate joy chaser, beauty hunter and vibrant learner! Her commitment to experience and spread the love of God infuses her unique bi-vocational career as Educator and Pastor with innovation. Through her work, play, rest and writing, Kaitlyn endeavours to promote the growth, engagement and flourishing of all people.


Kaitlyn loves to gather people around dinner tables and God-given purposes. She fosters learning environments that cultivate resiliency, belonging and collaboration. She believes relationships are the heartbeat of any powerful life, worthwhile cause and thriving community. Kaitlyn is the Sisterhood Pastor in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and is the founder of Inspire YXE. Inspire YXE exists to inspire youth to overcome struggle and influence the world in positive ways by valuing humanity and promoting the identity, belonging and purpose of all people.

Find out more about Kaitlyn at www.kaitlyncey.com and the links below!

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 012: Cathie Ostapchuk on Rising in Purpose (Part 1)

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Episode 012: Cathie Ostapchuk on Rising in Purpose (Part 1)

CoHost Kaitlyn Cey interviews fellow cohost Cathie so that we can get to know her through her passion for seeing women rise in purpose. Hear her heart for women in leadership, serving the local church, and her love of our nation just pour out of her- its contagious!

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Who is Cathie?
Cathie’s work and ministry as a leadership development trainer, consultant and coach – has led her to work in global non-profit organizations such as World Vision and Compassion, serve in corporate boardrooms, and travel across Canada and as far as Africa and Australia doing the work she loves. Her mission statement is to help clarify purpose and vision for individuals, teams and organizations.

Cathie is committed to raising the profile and presence of Canadian Christian women coast to coast. As the Co-Founder of Gather Women, she knows that the Canadian landscape has the potential to be transformed by women who are connected and championed within a culture of support. She believes that cultivating the soil in this nation and gathering, developing and equipping Canadian Christian women will nurture a collective voice; a presence that can radically impact our churches, our communities and our culture.

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 011: Monica Prescott on the Source of Our Influence

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Episode 011: Monica Prescott on the Source of our Influence

CoHost Cathie Ostapchuk interviews Monica on how having confidence in who we are, and how fulfilling our purpose gives us a source of authority that attracts others to Christ within us. As God places his heart in you, and as others place their confidence in you- you grow in strength, influence, and authority. We can model ourselves on older and wiser leaders as we develop our own strong, confident identity to influence those coming up after us.

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Who is Monica?
Monica and her husband Mike are the Lead Pastors of City Life Church in Leduc - a thriving, energetic church which they started in 1992 and recently expanded with a location in Edmonton. She’s a motivator, energetic speaker and professional artist (with a penchant for painting abstracts). Her background in art and unique communication style brings a creative flare to her "out of the box" thinking and practical teaching style. Some of her greatest passions are young people (one of her favorite groups to hang out with), training leaders, and seeing people of all ages become all they were designed to be. Along with her local work, she also speaks at events, conferences and leadership training programs both in Canada and internationally. She and Mike have 2 amazing adult kids, Kaelan and Samara. 

Find out more about Monica at @monicaprescott

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 010: Lauren Stott on Giving Power Away

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Episode 010: Lauren Stott on Giving Power Away

CoHost Vanessa Hoyes interviews Lauren on how to give power away. What does it look like for a leader to raise up others to come after them and “give away” some of their power to that new leader? How can someone learn to lead from another leader? What kinds of qualities are needed in a leader who is willing to give away their power to another? This episode is about catalytic movements of leaders who raise up leaders- men and women- to serve the Kingdom.

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Who is Lauren?
Lauren Stott is a 26 year old Canadian and more importantly, a Montrealer. She has been with Resurgent Church serving alongside Andrew and Vanessa Hoyes on the leadership team for four years. She has come all the way through Resurgent’s internship program and has worn many “hats” along the way. Her growth journey has been one to watch as she struggled early days with even being able to speak out loud in front of a small room. And now she leads and communicates to hundreds of people weekly. She has a passion to see people loved, find their place and flourish into their God given potential.

Find out more about Lauren at @laurenamandastott

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 009: Maggie John on Belonging in the Church

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Episode 009: Maggie John on Belonging in the Church

CoHost Kaitlyn Cey interviews Maggie on how to find a place of belonging in the church. How not to play perfect or pretend you have it all together, but to bring your authentic self to the church and find others doing the same. And also, how to be a catalyst for change towards healthy community to build a sense of belonging for others as we walk in grace ourselves.

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Who is Maggie?
Magdalene John is a Host and Sr. Executive Producer on 100 Huntley Street. She has been a Producer, Field Reporter and On-Air Talent for the past 16 years covering a vast array of local, national and international stories. She has reported on some of the major news events of our day from the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks; Hurricane Katrina in 2005; the 7.0 Earthquake that rocked Haiti in 2010 as well the story of Uganda as it recovers from years of war. Maggie has also had the opportunity to interview a variety of guests throughout her career from everyday people making a difference in their community to authors; victims of crime; actors; film makers; politicians and musicians. But Maggie is most proud of the work she does with the ministry she founded in 2013 called The Baby Depot which helps families in need in the Hamilton area. Maggie is also the proud mother of Ethan and Joshua and wife to her amazing husband Elton.

Find out more at 100huntley.com and twitter.com/maggsjohn

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 008: Alana Walker Carpenter on a Seat at the Table

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Episode 008: Alana Walker Carpenter on a Seat at the Table

CoHost Cathie Ostapchuk interviews Alana on gaining a seat at the table. How do you gain and prove yourself as part of key decision making, without being just the “token” woman leader at the table? Alana brings her years of business experience and perspective to this conversation.

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Who is Alana?
Serving in the capacity of CEO of Intriciti, Alana Walker Carpenter created and leads a ministry for business leaders. Her passion is to inspire business leaders to integrate their faith and business through the five business practices of innovative events, individual and group coaching, roundtable discussions, leadership development, and philanthropic initiatives. Alana has a reputation for excellence and places high value on investing in others.

Find out more at www.intriciti.ca and twitter.com/intricitialana

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 007: Yanci Yarbrough McGregor on Breaking Glass Ceilings

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Episode 007: Yanci Yarbrough McGregor on Breaking Glass Ceilings

CoHost Vanessa Hoyes interviews Yanci on what women can do about shattering glass ceilings in their work and leadership environments, or when its time to move on.

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Who is Yanci?
Yanci Yarbrough McGregor is a small town Texas girl living in urban Montreal. City Church is a culturally diverse community in the heart of Montreal, with a passion to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus. Yanci is the Creative Director and oversees the missions and outreach. She met her Canadian husband, Chris, while they were both getting their degrees from Dallas Seminary. They worked in Dallas at a mega-church for 10 years, where Yanci was a worship leader, and God called them to come to Montreal to plant City Church 6 years ago. She has two hockey-loving boys, Sterling, 12 and Kingston, 9.

Find out more at www.citychurch.ca and @yancijane

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 006: Stephanie Morales Beaulieu on the Titles and the Corner Office

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Episode 006: Stephanie Morales-Beaulieu on the Titles and the Corner Office

CoHost Kaitlyn Cey interviews Stephanie on striving for success, what the “corner office” symbolizes for women, and how to find our identity whatever our title may be. This episode is about striving and seeking in a way that honours God, no matter our role.

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Who is Stephanie?
Stephanie Morales-Beaulieu is a lover of God’s Word and shares that passion online, in her living room and anywhere else God opens a door. She is a born communicator with contagious love and enthusiasm for Jesus. Stephanie’s passion is to see women rooted and grounded in His love until it overflows in ways that will transform eternity. As a wife and mom of 3, she shares from her wealth of relatable stories that will inspire you to see everyday life through the lens of truth. She is authentic, funny and you will wish she lived next door. She and her husband Mike serve at the Pathway Church and make their home in Airdrie, Alberta.

Find out more at www.everydaytruth.ca and @everydaytruthca

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 005: Angela Doell on When God Calls a Reluctant Leader

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Episode 005: Angela Doell on When God Calls a Reluctant Leader

CoHost Cathie Ostapchuk interviews Pastor Angela on her journey to becoming a leader at all, and now the senior leader in her church community. It’s a story that many will be able to relate with, of struggling to identify as a leader or someone with gifts and influence in the community to serve in this position- particularly as a woman. This conversation is full of honesty, wisdom, and exhortation for you to rise into all God has for your life!

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Who is Angela?
Angela pastors Relate Church, a thriving family church with campuses in Surrey and Abbotsford, BC. She's focused on empowering generations and encouraging others to find their voice. Angela has been married to Rod for almost 25 years and has two grown children, Madi and Miller.

Find out more at www.relatechurch.ca and www.angeladoell.com

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 004: Vanessa Hoyes on Leading without a Leadership Gift

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Episode 004: Vanessa Hoyes on Leading without a Leadership Gift

CoHost Kaitlyn Cey interviews her fellow cohost Vanessa Hoyes on all things leadership. If you’re not naturally inclined towards being a strong, upfront leader, how do you learn to lead when you’re called into a life of influence? This conversation looks at being co-labourers with God as we walk in relationship with Him to the areas of influence and leadership He has set before us.

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Who is Vanessa?
Lead Pastor – Resurgent Church, Montreal. Speaker. Coach. Consultant.

Vanessa, her husband Andrew and their four gorgeous girls moved from Australia to pioneer Resurgent Church four years ago, not knowing anyone in Montreal. They were carrying a God-given promise of a reawakening across Quebec and the French-speaking world.  They have dug deep roots in our nation, and fallen in love with the people of Quebec. Vanessa personally loves words in all forms and the four seasons the northern hemisphere offers, and is a fierce voice for the strong feminine heart. She adores the local church in all Her glorious imperfect perfections and the Gather movement fits in her DNA.

Find out more at vanessahoyes.com.

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 003: Cheryl Nembhard on Competence, Character, and Calling

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Ep 003: Cheryl Nembhard on Competence, Character, and Calling

CoHost Kaitlyn Cey interviews Cheryl Nembhard on what it takes to grow in skill, refine our integrity and witness, and identify what God wants us to do with our life. Cheryl’s personal story of overcoming pain and adversity to achieve all God has for her life will be inspiring and challenging.

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Who is Cheryl?
Cheryl Nembhard has dedicated most of her life to community service, helping those in need and speaking for the marginalized through arts, film, speaking, and advocacy. She has been involved in the rehabilitation of troubled youth, former gang members, ex-drug addicts, rape victims and teenage mothers. Cheryl has focused her life on working and establishing creative spaces as outlets to discover themselves and find healing.

More recently she was honoured with the Award of Excellence Humanitarian award in Toronto, as well as the Pioneer for 2016 award recognizing her work with Youth & the Arts. Cheryl was also featured by CBC Toronto as one of 150 Black Women who have made a place in Canadian History and she was awarded the 2017 BBPA Harry Jerome Social Advocacy award, the highest national award level for African Canadians. Cheryl is currently a co-host on See Hear Love a national women’s talk show on YES TV.

Find out more at cherylnembhard.com and @cherylnembhard

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 002: Danielle Strickland on Busting the Myths of Leadership, Language and What Qualifies You

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Ep 002: Danielle Strickland on Busting the Myths of Leadership, Language and What Qualifies You

CoHost Cathie Ostapchuk interviews Danielle Strickland on Women in Leadership: Busting the Myths of Leadership, Language and What Qualifies You.

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Who is Danielle?
Danielle Strickland is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Her aggressive compassion has served people firsthand in countries all over the world. From establishing Justice Departments for The Salvation Army to launching Global anti-trafficking initiatives, to creating new movements to mobilize people towards transformational living. Danielle trains, advocates, and inspires people to live differently. Danielle is the author of 5 books with her most recent being The Ultimate Exodus: Finding Freedom From What Enslaves You and The Zombie Gospel: The Walking Dead and What it means to be Human. She is host of DJStrickland Podcast, Co-founder of Infinitum, Amplify Peace, Brave Global and Women Speakers Collective. Danielle is a mom of 3, wife to @stephencourt and has been affectionately called the "ambassador of fun". Find Danielle at daniellestrickland.com and @daniellejstrickland.

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HerInfluence CoHosts:
Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.

Episode 001: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World

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Ep 001: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World

Welcome to the HerInfluence Podcast! In this intro episode your hosts Cathie, Vanessa and Kaitlyn are interviewed by Joanna la Fleur. She asks, why are they bringing their voices to this podcast? Why is the woman’s voice needed at this time in history? What can you expect from this podcast each week? How will this shape women as they lead in their spheres of influence?

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Cathie Ostapchuk @cathieostapchuk
Vanessa Hoyes @vanessahoyes
Kaitlyn Cey @kaitlyn.cey
Gather Women @gatherwomen
(Joanna la Fleur @joannalafleur)

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HerInfluence Podcast: An Invitation to Rise in Purpose and Influence Your World
Real Voices * Bold Words * Whole Hearts

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Gather Women presents the HerInfluence Podcast, inviting women of faith across the globe to rise in her purpose and influence her world.

Thanks to our sponsor for Season 1, Mercy Canada: Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives.