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Austin Castellanos - David Sobey Centre, Saint Mary's University

“Dawn is an absolute pleasure to work with! She has been able to seamlessly convert and summarise our Centre's academic research papers into two-pagers that are beautifully designed and are in an easy-to-read, business language format. Not only is Dawn a true professional but she is one of the kindest people you will meet. She is now our go-to person for translating research papers. We highly recommend her services!”

David Sobey Centre, Saint Mary's University

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Harrison Smith - DearLife

“Dawn took time to individually look at our pitch deck and our one-pager and offer substantial and insightful comments.... It was 10X more than we had bargained for. Dawn brings this wealth of knowledge and experience that is unparalleled. Usually, the feedback we get is a mile wide and an inch thick. With Dawn, it's a mile wide and a mile deep.”


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Barb Ells - Venn Innovation

“Venn Innovation has benefitted several times from Dawn's expertise, including the insights that she has brought to the flow of information, the language necessary to bring understanding to the reader, and the identification of the type of information that various stakeholders will need to allow decisions to be made.”

Venn Innovation

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Adrienne O'Pray - Former President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council

“The NB Business Council and the CENB engaged Dawn at Clarity Studio to help us create tools and resources to help both students and employers get ready for a successful and productive Experiential Learning experience. At every turn – from stakeholder research to delivery of video content – Dawn exceeded our expectations of what we expected her to deliver. She was professional, idea-oriented and easy to work with and kept the project moving even when we were busy working on other things. The project was a breeze with Dawn in the lead!”

Former President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council

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Amy Winchester, P.Eng. - CBCL Limited

“We were fortunate to work with Dawn to develop a CBCL Limited customized technical writing course. She took time to understand our needs and develop a full-day workshop for our staff. The mix of discussion and in-class exercises was well received. The feedback from the participants was positive and included statements such as "engaging speaker, "relevant material," "easy tips to improve my writing."”

CBCL Limited

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Joe Hood - Geospectrum Technologies Inc.

“I contracted Dawn to help my team of scientists and engineers improve their report and paper writing skills as part of a short, focused training effort. The training exceeded my expectations by focusing on higher-level writing challenges. The result was a fully engaged team and a useful guide/checklist that we used moving forward. It has been more than 5 years since the training and I still find myself using tips from the course to evaluate and improve my writing. Great value!”

Geospectrum Technologies Inc.

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Hayden Cole - Sales Professional

“Dawn is a writing mentor who leverages her background as a professor to provide detailed, structured feedback. I had expected her feedback to be general points about strengths and weaknesses. Instead, Dawn went above and beyond to provide a scorecard and piece-by-piece comments on my writing. That level of objective feedback helped me overcome blind spots that I wouldn't have caught otherwise.”

Sales Professional

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Deanne McCarthy - Swiftsure Innovations

“I was working on a grant application and was up against a tight timeline. Dawn helped to clarify my value proposition and express the great progress my company had made, using language that government officials (people without a health care background) could understand.

When my timeline changed, Dawn was flexible and adaptable, and we came up with a Plan B that worked. She helped create a logical structure for the document, which enabled me to focus on the technical details and the company story. Since working with Dawn, I feel I can explain my innovation a lot more clearly to someone who’s not in health care, and I’m able to tell the story behind the product in a way I hadn’t thought of before.”

Swiftsure Innovations

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Micah Carey - The Learning Bar

“Working with Dawn in the Messaging Mentor program has helped me transition from academic writing to marketing writing. I learned how to connect with my audience and speak their language. I recommend this course to anyone going into marketing who needs to speak the new language of business communication. As a result of working with Dawn, I feel more confident in my abilities, and my coworkers now approach me for help with their writing. ”

The Learning Bar

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Allison Green - CreatedHere Magazine

“I expected that writing coaching would mean getting an edited version of my writing or a report listing things to do to improve it. Instead, Dawn led me to draw my own conclusions so I could learn how to write better for myself the next time. Dawn was willing to listen and spend time really understanding our organization, and that helped me learn to write in a way that engages our customers’ emotions. This is important because, as a small not-for-profit, we can’t afford to hire someone every time we need a new piece of marketing copy. We need tools and insights that help us connect with our customers on an ongoing basis.”

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