Shelley-Anne Vidal

Founder, ACT by Vidal

Creating Connections: Building bridges together as Black Business Stakeholders

With over 15 years of coaching, leadership, facilitation, teaching and community-building experience Shelley-Anne Vidal approaches life with curiosity, kindness, and an open mind. Shelley is a lifelong learner and knowledge seeker who enjoys learning about intercultural leadership, social justice, anti-racism and how to bring communities together. She is the author of a best-selling book on Amazon, “You Only Need One Good Egg, Manifesting A Miracle.”

Shelley is the founder of Affirming Community Together (ACT), which was created to build and unite community members. Since 2022, Shelley has hosted an annual, Phenomenal Black Women Networking & Social to support and celebrate the outstanding work of some phenomenal Black Women living and working in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Shelley earned a Master of Higher Education Administration and Leadership, and a Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. She has been working as an educator in higher education for nearly a decade where she motivates and inspires students in their career journeys. As a coach who is passionate about leadership, and anti-oppression, Shelley works with leaders who are continuing their EDI journey and are committed to fostering more inclusive organizations. She brings a compassionate, safe and at times humours experience to coaching sessions. She works in partnership to hold space for leaders to be held capable and accountable to make bold and confident moves.

When Shelley is not working, or building community she enjoys travelling and walking in nature with her daughter. To learn more about her work check out: or