Nominated for the award: Science and Technology
Company: Wallis For Wellness
Position: CEO Wallis For Wellness and WOW New Media
Biography: Jumping out of a plane for charity or massaging a colicky baby back to instant relief, Margaret Wallis-Duffy is all passion when it comes to inspiring others towards living the most healthy life. She is a Registered Massage Therapist and from the very beginning she’s had a vision to move beyond her treatment walls. She exists to make collaborations in healthcare happen! She is passionate about integrative holistic health and believes that we are better together. Her vision has become reality! She is the creator and host of WOW New Media’s health documentaries, interactive and educational shows empowering viewers to help them live well holistically. Her podcast, “Let’s Just Do This” (TV Cogeco) depicts honest and life-changing discussion geared towards healing body, mind and spirit. Margaret and her highly skilled team at Wallis for Wellness – one of the most well-respected, multi-disciplinary clinics just celebrated 26 years in business! She’s produced e-Learning Modules , she has been sought after keynote speaker at many conferences, she has appeared on Cityline and many other national TV Shows and has also been showcased in Canadian Living, Lodging Canada, Today’s Parent and Defyeneurs magazines. She was the recipient of the Registered Massage Therapist of Ontario’s 2016 Professional Service Award. In 2018, Margaret was recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Powerful and Influential Women for her innovative work in integrative health at Canada’s International Women’s Day Awards Gala. “Wow”, does Margaret ever rest? She does - with her inspiring family at her happy, healthy home in Georgetown, Ontario.