About the Business
Since 2019, we’ve been building RaiseHER Community is a for-impact, inclusive, intergenerational movement + community of people that aggressively supports the advancement of women into leadership roles, no matter their race, ethnicity, culture, political + spiritual beliefs, social or marital status, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, health status, place of origin, lifestyle, mental or physical ability, socio-economic status, or any other attribute. Our goal is to create opportunities for guidance, collaboration + insightful conversation with other female luminaries, we empower women to realize their potential, progress past barriers + reach their ultimate career + life goals. We are a non-partisan organization + welcome everyone. We launched this vision to build communities rich in female leadership that empower future generations to do the same. But it is impossible to uphold RaiseHER Community values of support, inclusion, connection, inspiration + community without having + sharing diverse perspectives. We are committed to change + Will hold ourselves accountable to consistently + actively support others every day.
Talitha McCloskey and Skylar Gerard
Skylar Gerard (she/her) considers herself a multi-passionate power planner + lover of inspirational books, Kate Spade, travelling, wine + cats. She spends her days raising her baby girl, Eden, as well as working in marketing, + her nights reading her latest book club book, planning various community awareness + fundraising events as a board member for the Regina Transition House + Dress for Success + coming up with BIG ideas for RaiseHER Community. She developed her love of building relationships + leading others throughout her career as a Marketing Manager, over ten years working in retail + multiple years volunteering on various community event committees. In both her professional + personal life, she has come to experience the power of the proverb “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Based on that, Skylar is compelled to cultivate a community od women who are more powerful individually because of empowering each other.
Talitha McClockey (she/her) is passionate about building relationships and supporting others. She’s a cheerleader for everyone’s hopes and dreams, and makes it a mission to support everyone she can. Talitha wears many hats – as Co-Founder of RaiseHER community, as Communications Specialist for the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan, as Freelance Writer with the Nova Creative Co, as a board and committee member for community organizations including the YWCA and SYPE, as a Masters student, and as a mama to Haven, her son, partner to Mitch and friend to many. Talitha likes to refer to herself as a relationship broker through her many community roles. She’s passionate about people and the pursuit of making the world a better place. Raised to stand up for and with those who need it most, Talitha knows there’s an opportunity to create and shape community of women dedicated to supporting one another.