Awards and Accolades
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky Awarded Order of Vaughan
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, Founder and Director of Brain Power, received the Order of Vaughan!
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky Honoured at CSPN 2019!
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky was honoured at the Customer Service Professionals Network (CSPN) 2019 awards ceremony!
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky selected by City MOGULS!
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky was selected by City MOGULS 2019 as a leader and entrepreneur on a mission to make an impact!
Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards 2019
Top 3 Nominee!
Brain Power deemed a top business in Vaughan for the second year in a row at the 2019 Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Awards!
Andy Gong Wins Third Place!
Andy Gong and Lauren Koek competed in Speaker's Idol 2019! Andy and Lauren were in the Top 5 in all of Ontario for the Grades 9-12 category, and Andy won third place in Ontario!
Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards 2018
Top 3 Nominee - Top Young Entrepreneur Under 40
Brain Power's Founder & Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, was selected as one of Vaughan's three Top Entrepreneurs Under 40 for 2018!
ClimateWise Passion Into Practice Award
The award is presented to a business that has demonstrated a holistic, integrated approach to embedding sustainability principles throughout their own operations.
RBC Women of Influence Entrepreneur Award
Nominee - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Brain Power's Founder and Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, has been nominated several times by the Royal Bank of Canada’s Women Entrepreneur Awards.
Sam Gorman and Cora Usurelu Win 1st and 2nd Place!
Two of Brain Power's Public Speaking students won top places in the 2018 Speakers Idol competition (in Ontario)! This year's contestants were asked to reflect on Simon Wiesenthal's statement that "Freedom of speech is not freedom to propagate hatred."
Caroline Cui Wins 2nd Place!
In 2017, our Public Speaking student, Caroline Cui, placed second in the Speaker's Idol (provincial) competition! We are so proud of you, Caroline!
In 2016, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, Founder and Director of Brain Power, was nominated for the Order of Vaughan. What an honour! Congratulations, Karine!
Notable Social Entrepreneur Award
Most Votes - 2016
In 2016, Brain Power's Founder and Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky was nominated (and received the highest number of votes) for the Notable Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award (in Ontario).
Honours Award - Envirosculpt Competition 2014
Brain Power won an honours award in the Canada Green Building Council Envirosculpt Competition for our "Re-Think" Upcycle Brain Sculpture.
In 2013, Brain Power's Founder and Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, was awarded the Stevie Award for Canadian Female Entrepreneur of the Year and International Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Consumer Services.