The Awesome Awards - Nominations

Kristina Shea

Nominated by Lamourie MEDIA
November 22, 2020
Kristina Shea, today well known for speaking on women’s leadership and entrepreneurship as well as wellness and health has a diverse and impressive background, reflecting her wide and varied interests. Shea has been successful in everything she has touched - from teaching fitness and dance in the studio to her high level corporate roles in the boardroom. Her professional career history - a truly eclectic one - gives her vast experience to draw on. From working and consulting for Fortune 500 Companies, including top banks and insurance corporations, regulatory bodies such as the Ontario Securities Commission, IIROC, cannabis and public companies, not-for-profit organizations such as The Lung Association, and recently served as the SVP of a public life science company. Kristina also holds a PMP designation from the PMI Institute as a Project Manager Professional.And that’s not all - she is a whiz when it comes to branding - a result of her work across the industry spanning everything from graphic design to her work leading marketing & communication departments which led to her founding of K Vision Marketing & Communications. K Vision builds marketing strategies and helps brands to stand out to be seen and heard — with a focus on women’s brands and cannabis marketing. Kristina is an expert at building an integrated marketing approach to deliver stories that will resonate with audiences to deliver business results for the client. In addition to her life in the corporate world and marketing, she has given of her time to make things better for others, hoping to inspire change. Kristina is passionate about driving positive change for women socially and professionally. In conjunction with “BlueSkys Life™”, Kristina is launching a content platform “Making HerStory™”. Kristina feels everyone has a story of resilience and is creating a supportive space for those to share. Kristina has her own story — she has been widowed twice, experienced personal and financial loss, and raised her young daughter as a single mother. Kristina will be interviewing women from all walks of life to share their personal stories to elevate, inspire and connect other women to collaborate professionally and personally to be their best. Kristina’s mission is cultivate a “BlueSkys Life” for women and empower women to “Make HerStory™”. In the same vein, she has led women’s empowerment workshops, organized fundraising events for women’s shelters, spoken on panels., and been the guest on podcasts in this regard, sharing both her personal and professional stories. After a life-long career in corporate America, she experienced personal health challenges. Kristina was diagnosed with a brain cyst; experiencing vision loss and debilitating migraines. Through a friend, Kristina discovered cannabis as a way to reduce her use of painkillers. She also began to incorporate holistic wellness into her daily life which provided her hope for quality of life. With this personal experience, Kristina is starting up a wellness company “BlueSkys Life™”, which she describes as a true passion project. The company. focused on women’s holistic natural health & wellness with sustainability and inclusivity being key to the BlueSkys Life™ brand mantra. A passionate advocate, speaker and educator for medical cannabis to support women’s health, she has also spoken on these topics at many prestigious events and venues across Canada as well as in the Caribbean educating both doctors and the general public. Facebook and Instagram @BlueSkysLife visit