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An Interview with Karen Lau #womenintech

Thank you to our guest Karen Lau, co-founder and CTO of Furnishr, for sharing your story. Starting her career in computer science, Karen decided to follow her passion for interior design before founding Furnishr. Furnishr: curated furniture all set up for you in one day. Continue reading

An interview with Lauren Smith #cleantech

Thank you to Lauren Smith, founder of PolyGone Technologies, for sharing your story with us. PolyGone Technologies is developing innovative methods to capture microfibres within the washing machine and beyond - saving you from eating your dirty laundry. Continue reading

An interview with Dana Rourke #womeninbiz

Thank you for Dana Rourke for joining us today! Dana Rourke is the founder of Reclaiming the Wild and has trained as a Holistic Nutritionist, Yoga Teacher, and Body Trust® Provider. Dana encourages you to embrace all of yourself unapologetically and allow pleasure, connection and meaning to inspire change and wholeness. Continue reading

When Harassment is Closer to Home

By Kelly Swartz For the past year, I have watched the #MeToo movement get stronger and angrier. I have been part of it because of the simple fact that I was born a woman. I have gone back in time to identify the acts of assault and harassment I have been the victim of, counted and recounted them, de-normalized them. Continue reading

An Interview with Stephanie Colangeli #PinUpGirl

A big thank you to Stephanie Colangeli for joining us. Stephanie is the founder of Pin-Up-Girl, an international movement for women’s safety. The idea behind Pin-Up-Girl pins is modelled after the child safety organization, Block Parent.  Continue reading

A Feminist Perspective on the Fight for $15

“Wow!” our daughter said, pointing to the orange on the laptop screen. “The NDP just won!” My husband sighed, scrolling to the real results. Blue all the way. “What do we do now?” our daughter groaned. It was our last morning in Barcelona and checking news updates on the Ontario election was the last thing we did before the final pack and heading to the airport. Continue reading

An Interview with Kelly Swartz #letstalkaboutsex

Thank you to our guest today, Kelly Swartz. Kelly is an erotic expert and health coach. Through erotic self-awakening, Kelly empowers her clients to improve their relationships and claim their sexuality. Continue reading

An interview with Ritika Dutt #MeToo #AI

Thank you to our guest, Ritika Dutt, a McGill University graduate who is the co-founder of Botler AI, an app to help victims report and cross-reference their stories of harassment with approximately 300,000 criminal court cases to determine which law has been violated.  Continue reading

An interview with Ann Douglas #parenting

Thank you to Ann Douglas for joining us today! Ann Douglas is the author of numerous bestselling books about pregnancy and parenting, including The Mother of All Pregnancy Books.  Continue reading

An Interview with Selam Debs #womeninbiz

Thank you to our guest Selam Debs who is the owner and director of Community of Hearts Yoga. Selam is also the Creator and Founder of SelamLoveWellness with Yoga Alliance Certification providing Ashtanga-Inspired Yoga through the art of Vinyasa. Continue reading