Eleanor Beaton is an award-winning journalist and podcast host, speaker and women's leadership development mentor. Alongside her business, Fierce Feminine Leadership, she is a columnist at Atlantic Business Magazine and Inc. Magazine.
In 2017, she won the prestigious Profiles in Diversity "Women Worth Watching" award for her work promoting diversity and inclusion and was recognized as Canada’s Leadership Coach of the Year by the 2017 Corporate Excellence Awards.
She has served as chair of the Visiting Women's Executive Exchange Program at the Yale School of Management, vice chair of the Black Business Imitative and chair of the Nova Scotia Selection Committee at Pearson College UQC. Eleanor is currently the director of Invest Nova Scotia.