Arlene Dickinson is perhaps best known as one of the venture capitalists on the award-winning CBC series Dragons’ Den, and she has also appeared on The Big Decision, and Recipe to Riches. She is the author of two bestselling books, Persuasion and All In, and she is the CEO of Venture Communications, District Ventures, and Her success and leadership has been recognized with multiple honours and awards, including Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Award, and the The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.