About Community Activites

Shohreh is equally committed to the community and environmental causes and initiatives.  She has been at the forefront of engagement, action and networking related to the environment and communities. Her vison in making a peace by increasing harmony between Human, Technology and Nature, makes her one of the successful women leaders in the Clean Tech industries.

Women in Cleantech at Dubai Expo, Jan 2022

Lumesmart was one of the companies invited to join the Women in Cleantech event at the Dubai Expo in Jan 2022. This great event was a partnership between Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE)  with the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) and the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai.


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Exhibition & Conference 2021

Shohreh Sabaghpour has been invited by the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) to join them at the  Exhibition & Conference 2021.
Thank to Joanna Osawe the CEO at the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) for supporting women entrepreneurs in clean tech.

Thanks to Connie Vitello , a freelance editor and writer working for Actual Media Inc., mainly with and working occasionally with affiliate publications Water Canada and ReNew Canada to write about us at EnvironmentJournal.

Women Entrepreneurs in Cleantech in Canada and Middle East: Success Stories and Learnings 2021

CEBC’s Women in Clean Energy (WICE) partners with Canada’s Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) to present a discussion on Women Entrepreneurs in Cleantech in Canada and Middle East: Success Stories and Learnings. The purpose of this webinar is to feature female entrepreneurs, the challenges faced in climate tech and inspire opportunities for all. 

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First Iranian-Canadian Business Owners Roundtable 2021

In support of Iranian-Canadian business owners who are effected by COVID-19, Shohreh Sabaghpour, the Board of Director and Chair of the Iranian Women Organization of Ontario (IWOO), initiated the first Business Roundtable in Farsi Language with Michael Parsa, MPP for Aurora, Oak Ridges and Richmond Hill.

IWOO Mental Health Webinar Series 2021

Helping Iranian-Canadian Business Owners by sharing important points for maintaining their Mental Health during Pandemic and how decreasing the cost of their business by the efficient plan and smart strategies.

Thanks to Dr.Bashiri, the President and chair of the Iranian Women Organization of Ontario (IWOO)’s Menatl Health for initiating the webinar.

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International Women’s Day 2020

In Celebration of International Women’s Day “Women in Leadership: Creating a Vision for an Automated World” by IEEE Women in Engineering and GYBO Robotics Network.

Shohreh was invited by Maryam davoudpour, Professor and Chair of IEE Toronto Section  to share her story as an engineer entrepreneur and a single mom who passed lots of challenges to become succeed in her business.

She has received the “Fearless, Girls with Dreams, Women with Vision! ”  book form Irene Sterian, Preisident & CEO at Remap Network.

Thank to Helen Kontozopoulos, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Computer Science in the University of  Toronto, for the article. 

Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) Field Trip:IESO 2020

Joining the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) Field Trip to IESO.

Thank to Joanna Osawe the CEO at the Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) for supporting women entrepreneurs in clean tech.



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International Women’s Day 2020

Lumesmart has Received the Certificate of Recognition on the occasion of 2020 International Women’s Day for its worthy effort in Inspiring & Encouraging the community from Majid Jowhari, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill.

ICEA 83rd Webinar Series 2020

Having a webinar about How Canadian culture and social expectations will affect business success.

Thanks to Mehrdad Moradian, CEO & board memebr and Bahman Nasiri, President at the Iranian Canadian Association of Entrepreneurs (ICAE) for the great arrangement and help.

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York Region Sustainability Awards 2019

Proud to be nominated for the York Sustainability Award in Community Champion category for hosting the Annual Earth Day Environmental Seminar.

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) 2019

Shohreh Sabaghpour with Dan J. Goldberger chair of the Ontario sustainable energy association (OSEA) to celebrate the launch of the Green Energy Doors Open GEDO 2019 in Symposium on Sustainable Energy in Ontario Today!
The event has assembled by the Ontario sustainable energy association (OSEA).
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MedEdge  2019

As a Business Ambassador for the City of Richmond Hill , Shohreh was invited to the  MedEdge event by the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thanks to Brenda Osler, Coordinator Economic Development Program at the City of Richmond Hill for the great coordination .


Shohreh Sabaghpour was elected at the Iranian Women Organization of Ontario (IWOO) AGM 2019 as a board of director.

Following her passion in supporting women business owners in Iranian Canadian community, She initiated the Entrepreneur Committee to help entrepreneurs by hosting monthly webinars.

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Canada-China Technology, Commerce and Innovation Forum 2019

Shohreh Sabaghpour, Board Director and the Leader of Women Committee at Canada China Trade Innovation Alliance (CCTIA) in Canada-China Technology, Commerce and Innovation Forum 2019.

Annual Mayor’s Luncheon 2019

With Dave Barrow, the Mayor of City of Richmond Hill at the Annual Mayor’s Luncheon, hosting by the Richmond Hill Borad of Trade (RHBOT).

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OSEA’s 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Awards 2018

Shohreh was one of the Nominees for the OSEA’s 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Awards in Leader of the Year category.

Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards 2018

Shohreh , nominee of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement awards 2018 in the Environmental Leadership category.

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Vaughan Women of Excellence Award Celebrating Vivian Risi 2018

Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Celebration  Vivian Risi , President & CEO of Royal LePage Your Community Realty, for being this year’s recipient of the Vaughan Women of Excellence Award.

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) 2018

Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) is an energy literacy communications campaign and annual showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by OSEA. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% clean, sustainable energy system.

The GEDO annual showcase weekend celebrates sustainable energy projects and success stories in provinces across Canada. Every year in early autumn, businesses, organizations, community cooperatives, indigenous communities, municipalities and homeowners open their doors and host events to promote the sustainable energy initiatives and technologies in their communities. GEDO is free to participate in as a host for OSEA members as well Non-Profit groups and community organizations and all host sites are free to attend. GEDO aims to raise awareness, support, education and enthusiasm around sustainable energy in Canada

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RHOBT Event 2018

Shohreh was invited by the Richmond Hill Borad of Trade (RHBOT) to share her experinces about the Canadian workplace culture.

Business Ambassador 2018

As a Business Ambassador for the City of Richmond Hill , Shohreh started to give back to the community as an Volunteer.
Richmond Hill’s Business Ambassadors are local company representatives who act as goodwill ambassadors and help to promote Richmond Hill and its incredibly diverse and supportive business climate. 
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IWOO’s  8th Annual White Dove Gala Award 2017

The evening included, for the first time ever, an awards ceremony. In celebration of the many unrecognized accomplishments of Iranian women in our community, this year Iranian Women Organization of Ontario (IWOO) presented 10 awards to 10 women in a wide range of categories.   

  1. The High Achiever Award – given to Dr Bita Amani
  2. The Business Impact Award – given to Farah Jahed
  3. The Creative Spirit Award – given to Shamsi Shahrokhi
  4. The Innovator Award – given to Shohreh Sabaghpour
  5. The Entrepreneur of the Year Award – given to Shiva Amiri
  6. The Law and Society Award – given to Sherry Darvish
  7. The Making the Community a Better Place – given to Parnaz Sadighi
  8. The Beating Hearts Award – given to Maryam Saheb Al-Zamani
  9. The Rising Star award – given to Shima Heidari
  10. The Sports and Recreation Award – given to Zhila Heidari

RHBOT Business Excellence Awards 2017

Lumesmart Inc. was the Fianlist for the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce  Achievement Award in the Conservation and Environmental Category 2017.

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OSEA’s 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Awards 2017

Shohreh Sabaghpour  the Nominees for the OSEA’s 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Awards in Leader of the Year category with Glen Murray, Ontario Minister of Environment & Climate Change.

Vaughan Business Expo 2017

Shohreh Sabaghpour with Maurizio Bevilacqua , Mayor of the City of Vaughan,  in the Vaughan Business Expo 2017.

The Vaughan Business Expo is the annual business-to-business trade show. It brings hundreds of businesses and organizations together for targeted networking and learning opportunities to help grow your business.

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Iranian-Canadian Women’s Leadership Conference 2017

Tirgan is collaborating with the Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) to host the first Iranian-Canadian Women’s Leadership Conference with a focus on women with Iranian origins. This event, held at the prestigious Aga Khan Museum, will be IAWF’s first international conference followed by London (UK) in September 2017.

2017 Regional Electricity Forums

Shohreh Sabaghpour wih Brian Shifman President & CEO at the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce in 2017 Regional Electricity Forums.

These full day forums held across the province in fall 2017, brought together a cross section of community and business audiences representing municipal, Indigenous communities, Local Distribution Companies, Local Advisory Committees, and associations to explore the future direction of the electricity sector.  The forums brought the dialogue down to the local level and facilitated conversations about how electricity can be harnessed to support the growth, resiliency and vibrancy of these communities.

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Canada China Technology, Experts and Innovation Forum 2017

Shohreh Sabaghpour, Borad Director of Canada China Trade Innovation Alliance (CCTIA) with Lora Field, Team Leader of Clean Tech and Materials in Ontario Investment Office at Canada China Technology, Experts and Innovation Forum hosted by CCTIA and Ontario Ministery of International Trade in the  Ontario Investment And Trade Centre

Annual Mayor’s Luncheon 2017

Close to 800 people gathered to have lunch with Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua. This event broke records as it was the highest attended Vaughan Chamber of Commerce event to date.
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Ladies Night at Canadian Tire Richmond Hill South 2017

On Sunday, May 28th at Canadian Tire – Richmond Hill South, the First ever Ladies Night started at 6:00pm. In honour the Ladies of Richmond Hill and support the Sick Kids Foundation.

Creative Industries Symposium 2017

Creativity Connected, the annual Creative Industries Symposium, explores the uniqueness of creative industries. 

Listen to amazing speakers, learn something new, generate new ideas during breakout sessions, or network with your peers during networking break at the Innovative Marketplace. 

Exhibiting opportunities at the Innovative Marketplace

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Women in Tech, Girls in STEM 2017

“Women in Tech, Girls in STEM” was the theme on December 4, 2017 in Markham. 

Shohreh Sabaghpour Founder & CEO at Lumesmart Inc. , Jessica Rawlley (MaaS Pros, TieIT) and Keeley Aird (STEM Kids Rock) shared their stories (including the why, the highs and the lows) of being women co-founders of tech or STEM companies.

International Women’s Day 2017

Women in business share their stories at Staples locations across Canada on International Women’s Day

TORONTO, March 6, 2017 /CNW/ – On International Women’s Day, March 8, Staples Canada will host a series of community events at stores across the country to recognize women making strides in business. Over 300 Staples store locations spread across 11 provinces have reached out to their respective communities to identify and showcase successful women in business or entrepreneurs who will share their stories with members of the community.

Other events will be held at Staples locations on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will provide knowledge, opportunities and support for women looking to thrive in their own areas of business and entrepreneurship. Guests will have an opportunity to talk one-on-one with local women in business, network and forge long-standing relationships with other entrepreneurs from their community.

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10th Annual Green Living Show 2016

Lumesmart was Sponsored by TD Canada Trust as one of the successful businesses in the Clean tech and Green industry to be a part of the TD Green Street at the 10th Annual Green Living Show.

Women’s History Month 2016

A message from MP.Jowahri :

October was Women’s History Month, and a time period for the nation to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of incredible women across the country.

I wanted to take this opportunity to honor the outstanding women of Richmond Hill and the impact that their contributions have on our community each and everyday.

Richmond Hill is a better place because of the incredible and consistent efforts of our honorees, whom our office and the office of Minister Patty Hajdu were able to personally acknowledge at a gathering held at the Constituency Office on Sunday, October 30th. We look forward to building upon and supporting the amazing work that you do for us all.

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RHBOT Monthly Women in Business Networking 2016

Each month, women in business get together to network, learn and support each other during this hour long meeting organized by the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce. This month, the ladies met once again at Staples head office and learned about Vision Therapy from Dr. Radhika Chawla.

Shohreh Sbaghpour with Abi Goodman, Executive Program Director at OZ Group Canada.

Canada China Cross-Border Ecommerce Forum & Investment Business Round Table 2016

A forum was held on Nov 7th 2016 in Markham to explore border crossing e-commerce opportunities between Canada and China.

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Karafarin Canada 2016

Karafarin Canada is an entrepreneurship network and a hub for entrepreneurs and innovators, who wish to connect with other like-minded professionals, and take their entrepreneurship journey to the next level. Karafarin also works closely with high profile investors and helps entrepreneurs convert their unique ideas into profitable businesses. 

International Women’s Day 2016

On March 8th, 2016, Some fantastic local women entrepreneurs who had tables setup to showcase their businesses in the Staples store at Elgin Mills and Leslie Street at their International Women’s Day celebration! 

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RHBOT Business & Breakfast 2015

Shohreh was the MC for the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce 2015.

Speed Networking Event With The Chamber At Staples 2015

More than 40 local business professionals attended a Speed Networking event organized by the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce and hosted at Staples corporate offices.

The event gave everyone an opportunity to network one-on-one for two minutes in order to generate new leads, talk to like minded business people and build new relationships.

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RHBOT Monthly Women in Business Networking 2015

Each month, women in business get together to network, learn and support each other during an hour long meeting organized by the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce. In November, the ladies met once again at Staples head office and learned about the importance of donating blood.

Business Pro Networking 2014 

Business Pro Networking is just one of a series of professional networking events developed by Steve Seven 30 years ago.

Business Pro Networking brings together businessmen and businesswomen from across the GTA and internationally to meet with other like-minded professionals and establish long lasting professional leads/prospects and connections. 

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MOHANDES Engineering Services & Industrial Expo 2014

An exclusive networking event where Engineering & Industrial companies present their services and their products by Canadian Society Of Iranian Engineers & Architects (Mohandes).

What to Expect?
  • Learning about industrial companies and their products
  • Finding consulting engineering companies that can serve your business needs
  • Connecting with engineering service providers
  • Learning about educational institutes to enhance your skills
  • Networking  with  potential employers
  • Finding qualified personnel for your business
  • Exploring opportunity for potential collaboration for your business idea or for your investment interest

Annual Mayor’s Luncheon & Member Showcase 2014

  • 600W / 800W , 2 powers for your choice
  • Daisy-chained
  • Easy to open driver box, it is convenient to maintain and replace
  • IP65 waterproof solution
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2nd Eco Health Show & Exhibition 2014

Lumesmart was proud to take part in the Green Movement at the 2nd Eco Health Show and Exhibition with Simply Green Unique Events, with an LED Lighting Presentation. The event was held in support of the David Suzuki Foundation, a world-renowned educator and leader in its dedication to protecting and preserving the environment. The event offered a full day of free Seminars and Shows, a vast array of Green Exhibits from various organizations and expert talks.

Persian Family Day Festival 2014

Saturday, 26 July 2014 at Mel Lastman Square Lumesmart participated in the annual Persian Family Day Festival, a free public event held at Toronto’s Mel Lastman Square. The event was hosted by renowned multicultural radio station, Radio Roya 

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Summer Networking Bash 2014

Lumesmart participated in the 12th Annual Summer Networking Bash courtesy of Biz Networks  founder, Jennifer Beale. The event connected nearly 1300 business owners & professionals in what was the summer’s biggest networking opportunity.

Several workshops to assist with business planning were conducted throughout the day, with a special presentation by featured speaker, Bill Walsh, America’s Small Business Network.


International Women Achievers Award 2014

Shohreh Sabaghpour joined the Micro Skills organization in the International Women Achievers’ Award 2014 to boost Lumesmart as a Start Up company.

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