This is Marisa Tran: The co-owner of Toronto’s Hollandaise Diner talks queer identity, career shifts, community giving and exploring the world

Marisa Tran and Josh de Grosbois opened Hollandaise Diner in Toronto’s east-end on December 9, 2015. They serve bottomless coffee, … More

Naz Rahbar is an Iranian-Canadian artist, educator and business-owner exploring queer-immigrant identity, orientation and intersectionality

Naz Rahbar is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist, educator and entrepreneur. Naz says her passion and drive to create is more … More

The Meraki Sole: One Toronto woman’s mission to commemorate a traditional South Asian shoe

Eman Bachani is the Founder of Meraki Design House, a globally inspired fashion and lifestyle e-commerce brand that launched on … 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

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

Inspired by Toronto’s energy, freelance photographer Lindsay Rosset reflects on her ever-changing creative journey

Lindsay Rosset is originally from Brandon, Man., a city approximately two hours away from Winnipeg. A freelance photographer, Lindsay moved … More

Lisa Durante’s boutique consultancy changes how the world works with working moms

Lisa Durante is an entrepreneur, business-leader and intersectional feminist with decades of experience in corporate communications, writing and planning. With … More

What does it mean to be happy? Explore the answers in With/out Pretend’s “Happy If You Know It”

With/out Pretend is a Canadian independent publishing company run entirely by founder and owner, Erin Klassen. I met Erin for … More

To Empower, Inspire and Unite: Herday creates safe spaces for women – both natural and virtual – to embrace femininity and self-care

Herday launched in May 2015 and since, it has continued to provide an intimate social haven and series of events, … More