The Extraordinary Women



Support your community of EXTRAordinary Women

In presenting unique and informative events celebrating female independence and individual achievements, TEW has created multiple SimplyAmishNLopportunities for members, non-members, and sponsors to connect. Most events are open to all.

To discuss options—event development or participation with varying levels of sponsorship—please contact founder Susan Sparkes and ask for the Sponsorship brochure.

 Thank you to Grant Thornton, the Newfoundland Chocolate Company, Le Boudoir, Telus, The Bennett Group of Companies, KPMG, Simply Amish, and Comfort Inn Airport for supporting The EXTRAordinary Women in our endeavours.


Welcome to our newest sponsors:

RBC Royal Bank

Fortis Inc.


Conception Bay South is nestled on the south side of Conception Bay, and strategically located just minutes from St. John’s. The growing town is home to over 26,000 residents who enjoy a high quality of life and some of the best weather in the province.

Conception Bay South has a thriving business community and the location and residential growth make it a great place to live and do business.


Newfoundland Chocolate CompanyThe Newfoundland Chocolate Company is the home of Artisan Chocolate. We all know and love Newfoundland’s delicious chocolates, but did you know you can learn how to make your own box of chocolates from friendly chocolatiers in workshops at the location at 166 Duckworth Street, St. John’s? Visit the site for more details.

“Newfoundland Chocolate Company, Made Here, Loved Everywhere.”


For a break, rest, a snack,  meal, or when you have visitors/friends or colleagues who need a place to stay or a meeting venue, please visit the Comfort Inn NLComfort Inn Airport. Whether you are planning an event or are looking to arrange a reception or wedding … from smaller brainstorming sessions and meetings to medium sized conferences and large banquets up to 200 people, Comfort Inn is the perfect venue. Also, visit Clancy’s for business or casual dining.


Thank you to Grant Thornton for supporting the programs and mission of EXTRAordinary Women.

Grant Thornton LLP has over 135 offices across Canada with 5 offices in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its St. John’s office is comprised of nearly 50 assurance, tax, and advisory professionals who deliver services to businesses as well as the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. Grant Thornton is always focused on three key elements: its clients, community, and colleagues. It is particularly focused on helping owner-managed businesses develop and grow,  actively participates in community and charitable organizations throughout the year, and continues to be ranked one of the best workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute of Canada.


Le Boudoir believes every woman deserves to both look and feel amazing—and is proud to carry one of the finest ranges of women’s intimates and swimwear and Le Boudoiroffer exceptional quality, customer service, and fittings. They have been honored with awards including St. John’s Board of Trade Leader in Growth and Sales and Best of Intima Choice Awards.

And, of course, send your calls and texts via supporter Telus.Telus



Beverage BaronThank you, also, to The Beverage Baron—purveyor of fine wines and beverages and kind supporter of TEW.

The Beverage Baron is Newfoundland’s best-known wine, spirits, and beer agent, proudly representing an impressive collection of the world’s finest beverages—from some of the oldest and most reputable wine families in Italy to small cult-styled wineries producing small lots but with exquisite quality.


kpmg siteThank you to KPMG for your ongoing support.





Simply Amish NL

Simply Amish

Simply Amish was one of the founding supporters of The EXTRAordinary Women—thank you, and remember that Simply Amish is the best choice when only the best in furnishings will do.