Women with Passion and Purpose
presents their Sixth annual conference

The Colour of Light – Do You See What I See?

Saturday, April 27, 2024
9am – 1:30pm
Registration at 8am.
Buffet Lunch Included

Michelangelo Events & Conference Centre
1555 Upper Ottawa St. Hamilton, Ontario L8W 3E2


All net proceeds from this event to be donated to:

Urban Core Community
Health Care Centre

This event is made possible by several generous sponsors!

The closing date for vendors tables and sponsorship monies is November 15th.2023.
Vendor and Sponsor forms are available at the bottom of this page. 

“A well organized day with a welcome relaxed feeling with lots of energy and love in the room. There was a dynamic, diverse group of speakers who were passionate about their stories and faith. We loved the casual atmosphere and theme of the day and the encouragement of leaving your footprint no matter how big or small. Panel discussion and group participation was very inspiring.”

“We loved the diversity of faith represented although would like to hear more about their beliefs.”

Carolyne Rashford: Emcee

The 2024 Conference will kick off with a message from the WPP TEAM

2024 Keynote Speaker

Professional Speaker & Humorist Meg Soper

Thriving in Times of Change

 Meg Soper is recognized as one of the premiere motivators in Canada. She combines her remarkable sense of humour with her unique perspective of life to captivate her audience and provide them with a presentation filled with inspiration and entertainment.

Meg has appeared as a keynote speaker and feature performer at conferences and corporate functions across North America and internationally. She has shared the stage with such celebrities as Ray Romano and Ellen Degeneres. With over 30 years experience in the health care industry and as a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room, she understands how your attitude affects those around you at home and in the workplace environment. Meg is co-author of the book, “From the Stage to the Page – Life Lessons from Four Funny Ladies”. She has appeared on the CBC Television Network, Women’s Television Network and Prime TV, as well as being featured in many radio programs and comedy festivals. Meg has a tremendous ability to connect with her audience and take every event to a higher level.

to learn more about the fabulous and funny Meg visit her website at https://megsoper.com/

Founder and Executive Vice President of Ownera, Brandy Henderson

Harnessing Your Energy to Illuminate Pathways: Love, Light and Leadership in Action

As a Founder and Executive Vice President of Ownera and Chief Operation Officer of Lake Ontario Express Inc., Brandy is an accomplished executive with over 18 years of exceptional experience in global product launches and operational execution.

Her leadership provides the team with accountability that drives results in every execution. Her corporate experience applying certified lean six sigma methodologies, as evidenced by delivering major performance turnarounds, operational efficiency and developing high-performing teams in multiple countries, is key to ensuring optimized execution throughout existing projects.

Brandy’ has a passionate connection to her local community, fueled by her volunteer work with several charitable programs and business associations. She has also committed herself to several business mentorship programs and speaking engagements that help educate new businesses owners and create valuable networking opportunities to other female entrepreneurs.


Maria Onilla: Visionary entrepreneur and the founder of Incareof Inc.

The Light I Carry 

Incareof Inc. is a nanny agency that has transitioned its business model to focus on healthcare services during the unprecedented times of the global pandemic. With an unwavering commitment to serving the community and a deep passion for providing exceptional care, Maria has led her agency to adapt to the evolving needs of families and make a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry.

With a  team of dedicated professionals, Maria wants to transform Incareof Inc. into a healthcare agency that specializes in providing compassionate, skilled healthcare workers to hospitals, nursing homes and individuals in need. The agency’s expanded services include trained nurses, certified nursing assistants, home health aides and other healthcare professionals.

Beyond her business accomplishments, Maria advocates for caregiver rights and healthcare accessibility. She actively collaborates with local and international organizations to raise awareness about the importance of adequate healthcare support and caregivers essential role in society. As the world continues to navigate the complexities of the aftermath of the pandemic, Maria remains steadfast in her mission to positively impact the healthcare landscape and serve as a beacon of hope for those in need.


Caroline Wiles

Caroline Wiles is one of Canada’s best-kept musical secrets at the height of her powers. She creates a unique blend of thoughtfully moving lyrics, delivered with intimate and endearing warm vocals, and timeless Folk Rock songcraft.

In 2021, Gordon Lightfoot said: “Caroline’s new record Grateful has a lot of strong material and wonderful vocals and harmonies”.

A lifetime songwriter and storyteller, Caroline has recorded five albums of her music with world–renowned, award-winning producer Bob Doidge at legendary Grant Avenue Studio in Hamilton.

Her stunning songs have been recognized by the Ontario Council of Folk Festival, Billboard Awards, John Lennon Awards, Hamilton Music Awards and Unisong Awards.

Caroline’s live performances are powerful, inviting and captivating. She has performed on multiple television, radio commercials and major stages in the GTHA, and has shared the stage with many Canadian treasures including Ian Thomas, Tom Cochrane, David Bradstreet, Tom Wilson, Steve Strongman, Harrison Kennedy and Rick Fines.

“Wiles is a strong singer-songwriter who has the added blessing of a killer voice, emotive and rich. A voice you want to hear. Her material is lyrically strong, straight to the point, emotional and empowering”. – Bob Mersereau 2021 Canadian arts journalist CBC

Learn more about our fantastic vocal performer at: https://carolinewiles.com.

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The Colour of Light - Do You See What I See?

Saturday April 27, 2024
9:00am – 1:30pm

Registration at 8:00 am

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