The 3 Vs of differentiation: for community, business and life

Janis La Couvée

In a world increasingly obsessed with celebrity culture and homogeneity, discover a simple way to develop and differentiate your unique personality in business, community and life — online and off.

The 3 Vs — values, value and voice.

About Janis La Couvée:

Janis La Couvée is a financial services professional with a long history of community involvement particularly in the areas of capacity building, public relations and the arts. Long before the web, Janis was connecting people and providing answers. It’s just easier now!

She is a member of the Social Media Club Victoria leadership team and the lead organizer of Twestival Victoria. Her other community involvements are: the Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre board, Quadra Village Day planning committee, Hillside-Quadra Neighbourhood Action Group, Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, and volunteering for Intrepid Theatre, Victoria Fringe Festival, Theatre SKAM and the Canadian College of Performing Arts.

In August 2010 Janis was the PR manager for The Road to Port Hardy Charity Bike Ride by Frans Jonker, a fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation. Watch for her on the Babes (and Blokes) Go Bare calendar for 2011, another BC Cancer Foundation fundraiser.

Recent speaking engagements include Social Media Camp Victoria, the BC Social Media Summit and the inaugural Idea Wave conference, as well as moderating panels at WordCamp Victoria and Social Media Club.

Janis is passionate about bridging online and offline communities to effect positive social change.

2012 IdeaWave