Crisis Management Consultant and Author of Disaster Heroes
Former Miss Universe Canada
Shawn Furey is a heroism educator who created an educational program that teaches people to unlock their innate heroic potential and to create a story-worthy life. Currently, Shawn works full-time as a Drug & Alcohol Counselor with people in recovery from opioid addiction and during his free time he runs a ‘hero support network’ for people who have a desire to improve their world.
Shawn is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and is working on a masters degree in educational psychology.
Shawn has self-published 5 e-books and has created over 250 YouTube videos, on how to be an ordinary hero every day.
Brian R. Riches is a student, researcher, and professor whose main goal in life is to help people become better!
CEO and a founder of Parkour Generations
Dan Edwardes, of Parkour Generations, argues that heroism requires physical training as well as moral. He thinks the best preparation is through mastering physical movement using Parkour as a base.
Chantelle Baxter, co-founder of OneGirl, tells her story from young care-free entrepreneur to dedicated nonprofit founder and the power of people-driven activism.
Suzanne Bernier's book, "Disaster Heroes" explores the actions of ordinary people in extraordinary situations. Her work takes her to the sites of disasters where she meets people who have taken heroic action to help others.
Former Miss Universe Canada, Denise Garrido, discusses the value of volunteering.
Andre Sólo shares the story of his real hero's journey traveling from the source of the Mississippi to the mouth of the Amazon. He set out to prove that the stories he read about from childhood could be done, not just by legends and myths, but by anyone.