Illustrator and writer Hana Shafi talks being weird and influential on the Internet

Hana Shafi, also known as Frizz Kid, lives in Toronto and works as an illustrator and writer. From a rude … 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

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

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

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

After life handed Rachel Kelly a big lemon, she knew it was time to open Make Lemonade, a workspace for Toronto women

Rachel Kelly is the Founder of Toronto’s Make Lemonade, a workspace for women in that city’s downtown core. Make Lemonade … More