Guest Profile

Harriet Tinka

As a Turning Point expert, Harriet Tinka is a perfect example of someone finding a need in the community and filling it. Despite dealing with obstacles in her life, she has overcome those hurdles

and has found success by inspiring thousands of audiences reach their full potential.


Though stabbed, kidnapped and left for dead, she turned that

horrifying experience into motivation. She has inspired and given

hope to women who are faced with domestic violence. She is

known by her students as a “Powerhouse Role Model” who

makes being genuine the most powerful thing of all.


Harriet is an invigorating transformational speaker, passionate

life coach, blogger, Chartered Professional Accountant, Football

Official, and an ultra-marathon runner. She is the founder and

CEO of the award-winning Social Enterprise, Empowered Me

Inc, a company whose mission is to inspire and empower girls

and women.


Harriet has received numerous awards including YWCA Woman

of Distinction, Global Woman of Vision, Afro- Canadian

Community Woman of the Year, Action for Healthy Communities Youth Empowerment Award, Rotary

Integrity Award and Daughter’s Day Award just to mention a few. She is a tireless philanthropist, and a Toastmaster Divisional Champion.


Harriet feels blessed to have her journey supported by her partner Steve and her three lovable children Tristan, Rhiannah and Aaliyah.


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