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name and photo of the sponsored girl.
Edgecombe is also one of only a few women inducted into the Canadian Speakers Hall of Fame, has won the Story Telling Award from Canada Wide Media and the Humanitarian Award from WOW (Women of Worth) for her philanthropy with the Inter cultural Women's Education Network (IWEN).
While she lives in Kelowna, Edgecombe travels the world as a guest speaker at conferences, corporate events and trade shows.
The Kelowna half is on Saturday, Sept. 7, from Vibrant Vines Winery in East Kelowna to Waterfront Park downtown, through vineyards, orchards and the Mission Creek Greenway.
the audience. Make them laugh and inspire them to make change."
Any donation of $10 or more generates a tax receipt and a pledge of $300 is enough to send a girl to school for a year and keep her out of indentured service.
And it also came across well in Dallas at the recent eWomenNetwork International conference and expo, where she came second in the North America's Next Greatest Speakers competiton.
Speaking of IWEN and Edgecombe, Linda's husband Kevin, the owner of construction company Edgecombe Builders, is running the Jimmy Choo Heels Gold upcoming Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon for the charity.
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"They described me as an edutainment speaker, and that fits me and my style," said Edgecombe.
Meantime, the half marathon is the first Canadian race of a series that also sees runs through other wine regions in California, Oregon and Virginia.
She's written two books Boost and Shift or Get Off the Pot.
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IWEN's indentured girls program that allows poor girls in Nepal to go to school rather than become indentured servants for next to no wages and possibly also be sexually assaulted.
Edgecombe's entry was short, snappy and humourous about creating new stories in your life and humility.
She plans to go back next year and win the thing.
"I take great pride in what I do and I am fortunate that the judges recognized my ability to not only entertain, but to educate Abel Pumps Jimmy Choo
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