Paulina Cameron, CPA, CA CEO (on Maternity Leave)
Paulina creates ripples of impact with people who care. In her role as CEO of FWE, she leads an ambitious team to educate, mentor and connect wildly successful women entrepreneurs across Canada.
Prior to FWE, she was the Regional Director for Western Canada at Futurpreneur Canada, where she led a team that brought hundreds of youth entrepreneurial dreams to life. A champion of gender equality, Paulina is the author of bestselling Canada 150 Women: conversations with champions, leaders and luminaries; co-founder of Young Women in Business, and is a sought after speaker and advisor.
Paulina currently serves on the Board of Directors for YWCA Metro Vancouver, Immigrant Employment Council of BC, and the Government of British Columbia’s Small Business Roundtable.
Believing in empowerment for the next generation, Paulina is also a Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Simon Fraser University, and has advised the federal government and the Prime Minister on Canada’s Youth Employment strategy. She has been recognized in the community for her significant contributions, including being awarded the Vancouver Board of Trade’s inaugural Wendy McDonald Award, The International Alliance for Women Top 100 Award in Washington DC, the KPMG National Leadership Award, and was a finalist for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards.
She gained her business expertise working at KPMG in audit and management consulting, obtaining the CPA, CA designation.