Janét Aizenstros is a Canadian serial entrepreneur and investor with a Ph.D. in metaphysical sciences, an EMBA and many leadership certificates from ivy league institutions. She is also known as an author, celebrity podcaster, speaker, model and philanthropist. She has interviewed some of the world’s most recognized celebrities, authors and thought leaders on empowerment, leadership, metaphysics and emotional intelligence.
Her extensive media coverage globally includes features on Huffington Post, SUCCESS Magazine, Oprah.com and as a frequent lifestyle correspondent for HuffPost Live and national panelist on CTV. Janét has modeled for Holt Renfrew and shared a highlighted article for DOVE USA’s #LOVEYOURCURLS Campaign. She has delivered keynote talks for Microsoft, Innovation Guelph and the Conrad School of Business at the University of Waterloo.
From 2012 to 2015, Janét authored seven books in genres ranging from children to self-awareness. The Why Mommy Loves children’s book series has been translated into over five languages globally. Her writings have appeared on such platforms as Huffington Post, Mind Your Mind, the Richard Dawkins Foundation and Thrive Global.
Janét is the Chairwoman & CEO of Ahava Group Global (AGG)—a women-led, modern media parent company serving Fortune clients, renowned brands and media companies in nine locations globally. In 2017, two AGG companies, Ahava Digital Group and LOVE Lifestyle Publishing Group, were each awarded by CV Magazine: “Best UK Creative Agency” for the publishing company and the digital consultancy received the Canadian Business award for being one of the fastest-growing agencies in Canada.
She has served on the board of directors for the Guelph Arts Council and Inspiration Guelph—a musical event celebrating children, community artists and featuring celebrity musicians. Janét a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (iab) in the U.S. where she sits on committees for Data Benchmarks & Activation, Identity & Audience Data, Multicultural, Privacy, and Social Media/Native/Content. She is a leader within the Google’s Women Techmakers, the UN Women Initiative for the National Council of Women in Canada and the 30% Club Canada —an organization that includes Chairs and CEOs to achieve better gender balance at board level and senior management levels working closely with Catalyst and Catalyst Accord initiatives.
Throughout her career, Janét has received many awards and nominations such as being recognized as one of the Top 10 Inspiring Women in Canada, deemed as one of the Top 50 Women in Social Media, 2013-2014 Shorty Awards, 2013 - 2014 YMCA-YWCA Woman of Distinction Business and Entrepreneur Awards and awarded one of 2015 Top 100 Black Women To Watch in Canada along with the 2016 Top 40 under 40 for the city of Guelph. Her current pending nominations are 2019 Conscious Business Leaders List, 2019 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women and the 2019 RBC Woman of Distinction Awards.
In 2016, the Janét Aizenstros Foundation was founded to support pioneering programs in arts, education, literacy, technology and entrepreneurship.
Currently, her efforts are channeled into the newly launched Ahava Holdings & Ventures—a holding company and early-stage venture firm that focuses on building great technology and media companies while preserving history through real estate. You can find Janét weekly podcasting to empower women through her research institute: Wholly Living Research Institute— dedicated to teaching women leaders how to live harmoniously while building business, sisterhood and wealth.