Beverley Pomeroy graduated from high school with a powerful vision to make a difference in the world. Her journey took her from abridged university studies to MDS Inc. where she was instrumental in developing innovative solutions to improve and streamline work processes.
Her entrepreneurial spirit soon took hold and she left MDS to form Eighty Twenty Advantage to assist healthcare organizations organize events. Beverley Pomeroy realized that these events could become even more productive and financially successful leveraging online technology. The results were immediate.
Recognizing the storytelling power of video to support these individuals and organizations and to profile others making a difference, Beverley Pomeroy founded the “Life on Purpose Network” (LOPN). A ground breaking social innovation, LOPN marries cause-driven video with online donation capabilities. LOPN has since evolved into a collaborative partnership as a new production company called Filmanthropic Productions, whose mission is to get cause-driven film into boardrooms.
Beverley Pomeroy is an enthusiastic and outstanding mentor with a passion for igniting the entrepreneurial spirit in others, particularly youth. She is fiercely committed to helping individuals and companies in the field of social entrepreneurship grow their business.
Beverley Pomeroy is currently a member of the Vancity Community Foundation’s Community Stakeholder Advisory Group for Women Entrepreneurs – Financing Opportunities and Growth (WE-FOG) Project. This Project, funded by the Women’s Program of Status of Women Canada, helps entrepreneurs grow their businesses, test new approaches and strengthens the participation of women as business owners, particularly newcomer, Aboriginal and social entrepreneurs.
In 2011, Beverley Pomeroy was the recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Entrepreneurism and Innovation. In 2009, she was recognized as a Business in Vancouver Top 40 Under Forty and was also a Stevie Award Finalist for Best Canadian Female Entrepreneur.
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