Entrepreneur, #1 Best-Selling author, mother, grandmother, and motivational speaker
Trust your intuition and success will follow
Jacqueline Richards has been committed to the community for over 25 years through her work as an education leader, wellness instructor and through her dynamic work supporting women in business.
Jacqueline participates on the Prime Ministers Task Force on Female Entrepreneurs, and is a past Co-Chair for Canadian Women in Communication (NCR) now WCT, Board Director for the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Co-President of the Women’s Network of Ottawa, and was the first woman of colour to lead an Ontario Chamber when she was elected Chair of the Eastern Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. Jacqueline is a continued member of the Women’s Business Network and was a recent guest speaker on the Ottawa U-Feminist Podcast discussing the impact on social enterprises in the time of COVID-19.
Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2004, Jacqueline beat the odds of losing her mobility and continued to teach YM-YWCA group fitness for what has now been over 25 years. When she finds time between her volunteer work and her day job as a mortgage professional, Jacqueline pursues her passion as a Yoga Instructor teaching Hatha, Chair and Chair Cardio Fit for the Young At Heart Program as well at Red Iron and Children’s Yoga.
Joining 29 women in sharing life journeys, Jacqueline co-authored, Ruby Red Shoes-Empowering Stories on Relationships, Intuition and Purpose, which sparked the inspiration to write her own book while travelling as an international speaker. Yoga For Your Personal Finances, Practical and Spiritual Solutions for Financial Health applies her experience as a Reiki Master, Yoga Instructor, and Financial Coach blending yoga, chakras, and wealth solutions key to enriching physical well-being, personal wealth, goals, and dreams.