Alicia Jenelle, Creative Director and Lead Events Manager, of Alicia Jenelle Events. Photo by: Rhythm Photography.

Balance for Better: Alicia Jenelle Events hosts second annual International Women’s Day style shoot in Toronto

Toronto’s Alicia Jenelle Events launched in 2012 and continues to be an event production and creative design firm focused on … More

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

SHAKTIBARRE: How combining energy, ballet movements, yoga breathing and positive messaging do more than tone muscle

Located in New York City, SHAKTIBARRE is a fusion yoga-barre studio and community space that provides unique exercise and movement … More

Perky Athletics teams freelance fitness instructors with local participants for workouts in unconventional community spaces

Rebecca Perkins is the owner of Perky Athletics, an app and website where fitness freelance instructors post their available Toronto … More

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‚Äôs 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