Queen Books embraces and propels inclusive storytelling, while building Toronto’s Leslieville community through writing, reading and events

In the spring of 2017, Queen Books opened its doors in Toronto’s Leslieville community. Since day one, co-owners and first … More

Drunk Feminist Films throws necessary shade at oppression and breaks down patriarchal popular culture through comedy, community and collaboration

Drunk Feminist Films (DFF) produces events and multimedia that use (optional) cocktail-fuelled feminist commentary to dissect mainstream movies. They aim … More

Becoming the Didihood: A collective of South Asian sisters influencing Canada’s media landscape

Arti Patel, Online Lifestyle Reporter at Global News, Nikkjit Gill, Managing Editor at Post City and Roohi Sahajpal, Case Manager … More

Head + Heart brings health, wellness, spirit and social justice to the Pacific Northwest

Monica Krake is a Vancouver-based entrepreneur and public relations professional whose passion for the spiritual, wellness and event industries has … More

Margeaux Feldman: A teacher, writer, community-builder and safe-space producer

Margeaux Feldman is an educator, a PhD candidate, a writer, a queer woman, an event producer and a person who … More

Burnt Toast Collective unites Toronto and strengthens the city’s artistic community

Christina Angelopoulos and Katie Wasserman are Co-Founders of Burnt Toast Collective, an organization that launched in October 2016 with the … More

Leila Unveiled: A blend of pride, passion and Persian

Izad Etemadi is drama. A Toronto-based actor, singer and creator, Izad has toured Canada performing for sold-out shows yet remains … More

Stay serene, live green, do you: Serenità Wellness hosts its first all-women, eco-friendly retreat in the Italian hills

Olivia Radocchia is leading her first all women’s wellness retreat in Umbria, Italy this July. Her brand is called Serenità … More

Performer Kristie Gunter hopes to lead Funnies for Families to national impact, sharing smiles with Canadian families facing adversity

In October 2014, Kristie Gunter founded Funnies for Families, a non-profit organization that brings laughter to families going through tough … More

A designer and market-maker, Lauren Kenney advocates for slow-fashion and community-building in southwestern Ontario

Lauren Kenney is the founder of the Guelph Vintage and Makers’ Market (VAMM), a series of events that bring creators, … More

Best Friends in Life and in Biz: Vancouver gal pals spearhead Best Day Ever event company, combining life-long passions for design, marketing and a good time

Dene Mckay and Chelsey Perrella (in photo above, courtesy of Best Day Ever), met in eighth grade and have been … More