President and CEO
Karen Furneaux is a 3-time Olympian and 2-time World Champion and winner of nine medals at the World Championships. She is a published author, a Nova Scotia Sport Hall-of-Famer, an international speaker and a CBC Sports Commentator. She is a 2-time finalist for Canada’s Female Athlete of the Year and 5-time winner Nova Scotia Female Athlete of the Year. She has also been honoured with Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal, Progress Women of Excellence Award for Health and Wellness as well as the Charles Yatzman Award for Sports Person of the Americas. Karen holds an MSc in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University, with specialization in Sport Psychology. She started her business, I Promise Performance in 2010 and her favourite super hero is Wonder Woman.