Doris is a real estate investor, speaker, writer and a strong proponent of women’s financial literacy. In 2009 she was elected President of the Ottawa Real Estate Investors Organization, a position she held for one term. In 2012 she launched a blog as a precursor to her book If I Had Known. In it, Doris shares the lessons she has learned as a result of dealing with financial difficulties and building a secure financial base for herself. Her goal is to help women grow their financial literacy and develop good options for themselves. The blog has resonated with readers around the world. It is now being read by people in more than 35 countries.