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Tue, Mar 01


Online Event

LeapIN to Your Dreams! Featuring Alicia McCarvell & Darcy Michael

Discussing the entrepreneurial journey and establishing your personal brand.

LeapIN to Your Dreams! Featuring Alicia McCarvell & Darcy Michael
LeapIN to Your Dreams! Featuring Alicia McCarvell & Darcy Michael

Time & Location

Mar 01, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST

Online Event

About the Event

Have you ever thought about starting your own business?

Are you stuck in your current line of work and looking to make a change?

Did you inevitably download TikTok this year and become more aware of the opportunities that life has to offer?

If you said yes to even one of these questions, then you'll want to mark your calendars for March 1st at 7pm EST.

Join LEAP Junction (Fanshawe College's Entrepreneurship Centre) as we discuss the entrepreneurial journey with social media stars Alicia McCarvell and Darcy Michael. Represented by Shine Talent Group, these Canadian influencers have captured the attention and hearts of many across the country and around the globe, all while taking the LEAP to follow their dreams!

This online event will cover the rise and falls of entrepreneurship, getting your start into growing an online following, and ultimately how to establish your personal brand to separate you from the competition. 

We'll also let you in on the best kept secret at Fanshawe: The LeapIN Business Accelerator, giving students and alumni 12 weeks of educational programming and $5,000 in funding to start your business.

This event is FREE for anyone to attend, including:

  • Fanshawe College Students
  • Fanshawe College Alumni
  • Fanshawe College Staff and Faculty
  • Alicia and Darcy's followers who are interested in entrepreneurship
  • Community members

Register now! 

Submit a question for the chance to have it answered by Alicia or Darcy during the Q+A portion of our event and you will be entered to WIN a surprise giftcard from one of our local businesses.

About Alicia McCarvell:

  • @aliciamccarvell: Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Alicia uses humour to tackle conversations around body image, worth, and self-love. Sharing everything from workout routines and dance videos to updates on her relationship with her husband, Alicia hopes to relate, inspire laughter, and break down barriers.

About Darcy Michael: 

  • @thedarcymichael: Darcy is an accomplished comedian & actor who lives with his husband of 19 years, Jeremy, in Ladner, BC. As a member of the LGTBQ+ community and someone with ADHD, Darcy aims to create an inclusive, safe environment celebrating life as a Neurodivergent. Darcy’s sense of humour, joyful personality, and unique content drives people to his page and are why his online community adores him so much.

About Shine Talent Group:

  • North America’s leading Talent Management + Brand Partnerships agency, Shine specializes in the online and social space. Working with brands and agencies, we create campaigns that are memorable and inspire consumers to take action. Learn more 

About LeapIN: 

  • The LeapIN Business Accelerator program is a real world, hands-on learning experience designed for early-stage Fanshawe College founders to validate their business ideas, establish a minimum viable product, and build a roadmap for implementation to launch their startup. Build a strong set of skills and confidence in your business, and connections to a large network of business owners just like you. The program runs May 10-July 28, 2022. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MARCH 15! Learn more

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