Water Advocate Autumn Peltier
We sat down with 13-year-old Autumn Peltier, who is making international waves for her efforts to protect the world’s water. From her first global speech in 2015 at the Children’s Climate Conference in Sweden, to her address at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Autumn is unstoppable. The only Canadian who has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize, Autumn is raising awareness and calling the world to action, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau—whom she firmly told when they met, “I’m very unhappy with the choices you’ve made.”
Jana Webb is an entrepreneur who started JOGA, a.k.a. yoga for jocks. While her business has thrived and she has helped it grow brick by brick, Jana has had a tumultuous personal journey that includes two car crashes that almost took her life.
Robyn Coquelle started volunteering at Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA). Little did she know that she would end up quitting her job to study to become a veterinary technician—through volunteering, she had found the one thing she truly wants to do.
Roya picked up a part-time job as a receptionist at an auto body shop to help support herself while she was in school, but it wasn’t long until she realized that she was already where she wanted to be.