Lilia esi Shillingford

Lilia esi Shillingford, is an Advisor of Community Outreach at the Ontario Energy Board. Within the last 20 years, Lilia has been dedicated to working with organizations who shares her vision of empowerment through skills development. Within her career, she has been responsible for the creation and management of leadership development; Life Skills, career & employment; mentorship; film; youth engagement; governance; entrepreneurship and cultural identity programs which address challenges facing underserved communities. She has lectured at Seneca College in the Social Service Worker department and is the co-founder of  Akuesi Consulting providing young women with opportunities for Transformation and Growth in all areas of their lives.  Lilia is also actively involved with several organizations on a voluntary basis. She currently sits on the Board of Yensomu Youth & Community Development a leader in the emerging Rites of Passage movement in the City of Toronto.


LOVE + Lifestyle Inspiration for Women

Read Lilia's story featured in LOVE + Lifestyle Inspiration for Women book compilation series. She is one of the 12 women featured in this book, who are aspiring to live a life full of love, passion and purpose while building phenomenal brands. 

The women discuss overcoming obstacles, finding security in one's self while becoming empowered women today. The women of Love + Lifestyle Inspiration for Women are sharing these stories to help women realize they can overcome any perceived challenge in life and truly create what they want to experience.