Charmaine Hammond

BA '95, Social Development Studies

Charmaine HammondCharmaine Hammond, CSP, MA, BA, is a Certified Speaking Professional, bestselling and award winning author and business owner, helping business and entrepreneurs achieve success. She teaches the principles of communication, conflict resolution and collaboration.  Through her new brand Raise A Dream, Charmaine helps entrepreneurs raise their dreams through collaboration, partnership and relationships. 

 Charmaine graduated from University of Waterloo with a BA in Social Development Studies, and from Renison with a diploma in Social Work. She has an MA in Conflict Analysis & Management from Royal Roads University. She has owned her business, Hammond International Inc. for 21  years.

Charmaine is also an award winning and bestselling author of On Toby’s Terms (Bettie Youngs Books, Sept. 2010), Toby The Pet Therapy Dog – and his hospital friends (Bettie Youngs Books, Aug. 2011), and Bounce Forward (Hammond International Publishing, April 2011), and has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul- What I learned from the dog (Sept. 2009). She is also co-author of the hot new book GPS Your Best Life- Charting Your Destination & Getting There in Style. She has been featured on CBC, CTV, Global Television, 820 CHAM, Alberta Prime Time News, many major newspapers including Metro News National Canada, US and New York, and in various magazines

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