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

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

Wake Up, No Makeup: How Maura Sheedy’s year without makeup laid the foundation for her entrepreneurial debut

Maura Sheedy is 20-years-old and when she was a junior in high school, she went makeupless. No foundation. No mascara. … 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

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

Montrealer leads Liberté Big Band at home and in NYC, changing the landscape for women in music

Liberté-Anne Lymberiou is from Montreal, QC but moved to New York City to explore jazz music. She is the founder, … More

Be With combines psychotherapy and wellness coaching, bringing self-trust to life

Barbara Erochina is the Founder of Be With, offering coaching, retreats and resources to help you banish anxiety, embrace change … More