Best known as the TV host and creator of HGTV’s She’s Crafty, multi-nominated TV host & award-winning producer Wendy Russell has also been busy as a keynote speaker, writer, do-it-yourselfer, decorator, home renovator, professional organizer and instructor.
She currently appears on CityTV’s CityLine as a Guest Expert.
Wendy is passionate about inspiring students to use their creativity to make the world a better place and is currently writing her first book “Creative Genius: The Teen’s Guide to Transforming Your Life & Unleashing Your Brilliance On The World”
For the past two years, Wendy has been speaking to Grades 4-8 on how to be ‘Safe, Smart & Kind Online’ with the social media school program “My Life Online”.
In recent years, she was the Decor Producer and On-Air Expert on CTV’s The Marilyn Denis Show and theHome & Design Producer for CBC’s The Goods. With over 20 years in the film & television industry,Wendy has also written for Canadian Living Magazine, The Globe & Mail and Homes & Living Magazine.
Workshop Description for “#CREATIVEGENIUS: The Secret To Being An Extraordinary Student Leader”
Reality television & social media have made kids forget they’re actually creative.
The Good News: Every single human being is born creative.
The Even Better News: We’re all ONE creative act away from making the world a better place.
Key Outcomes Include:
* Acknowledging and understanding we’re all creative - and that doesn’t mean
you have to be an ‘artist’ when you grow up
* Understanding how reality TV & social media has changed the way we set
goals and see the world
- Identify new and unexpected ways to incorporate creativity into our lives