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Barbara Stegemann

April 3, 2014 by Speakers' Spotlight

Barbara Stegemann On Canada AM

Barbara Stegemann’s entrepreneurial vision was formed after her best friend—a soldier—was severely wounded in Afghanistan. Understanding that supporting Afghanistan’s economy was a key to building stability for its people, Stegemann created The 7 Virtues Beauty—a company that sources organic oils from countries experiencing turmoil (such as Afghanistan, Haiti and the Middle East) to encourage change and to reverse the effects of war and poverty. Despite addressing complex global matters in her talks, she uses humour to explain how individuals can effect change both at home and worlds away. Barbara appeared on CTV’s Canada AM to talk about her recent trip to Rwanda to source essential oils for a new perfume. Watch here.